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What it costs for September 2022

The amounts listed are based on a full-time course load and are estimates, so should not be used as actual numbers. All amounts listed are in Canadian (CAD) currency.

If you are planning on taking a part-time course load, try our tuition and fees estimator to get an idea of how much it will cost you.

Tuition estimate+ Fees estimate= Total estimate
Term 1 $2,718.75 + $982.50 = $3,701.25
Term 2 $2,718.75 + $638.50 = $3,357.25
Term 3 $543.75 + $191.50 = $735.25
Term 4 $2,943.15 + $1,136.50 = $4,079.65
Term 5 $2,943.15 + $652.50 = $3,595.65
Total estimate $11,867.55 + $3,601.50 = $15,469.05

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Tuition estimate+ Fees estimate= Total estimate
Term 1 $7,545 + $982.50 = $8,527.50
Term 2 $7,545 + $638.50 = $8,183.50
Term 3 $1,509 + $191.50 = $1,700.50
Term 4 $8,080.65 + $1,136.50 = $9,217.15
Term 5 $8,080.65 + $652.50 = $8,733.15
Total estimate $32,760.30 + $3,601.50 = $36,361.80

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NorQuest College Student Financial Aid helps you see the financial resources you are eligible for. The Indigenous Studies program qualifies for several funding options.

Courses for September 2022

You must complete 21 courses to graduate. Courses are listed by term to show the recommended path to completing the program in two years as a full-time student. See Part-time study options for what you should know if you choose to study part-time.

Courses marked with (O) are available through Open Studies.

​Credits needed for full-time status: 9 credits per term

Term 1 - 16 weeks, 5 courses
Introduction to Composition ENGL2550 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Studies I INST1000 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being INST1003 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Political Realities INST1220 (O)3 credits
Introduction to Anthropology ANTH1000 (O)3 credits
Term 2 - 16 weeks, 5 courses
Introduction to Indigenous Literature and Storytelling ENGL1039 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Studies II INST2000 (O)3 credits
Inuit Perspectives and Experiences INST1002 (O)3 credits
Introduction to the Study of Society SOCI1000 (O)3 credits

Electives - select 1 course

Introduction to Cree Language INST1152 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Art Studies INST1260 (O)3 credits
Term 3 - 8 weeks, 1 course
Land-Based Learning INST10013 credits
Term 4 - 16 weeks, 5 courses
Introduction to Psychology I PSYC1040 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Theory and Thought INST2003 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Health and Wellness INST1376 (O)3 credits

Electives - select 2 courses

Indigenous Resolution Strategies JUST22023 credits
Indigenous Business and Economics INST1330 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Perspectives in Social Work Practice INST1302 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Social Policy and the Law INST2220 (O)3 credits
Law, Sex Work, and Structural Racism JUST21043 credits
Term 5 - 16 weeks, 5 courses
Women's and Gender Studies WMST2010 (O)3 credits
Introduction to Psychology II PSYC1050 (O)3 credits
Global Indigenous Issues INST2500 (O)3 credits

Electives - select 2 courses

Traditional Indigenous Justice JUST21023 credits
Introduction to Cree Language INST1152 (O)3 credits
Indigenous Art Studies INST1260 (O)3 credits
Looking Ahead: Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change INST1435 (O)3 credits
Crisis Intervention and Communication JUST21033 credits
Residential Schools in Canada INST2800 (O)3 credits
Term 6 - optional, 1 course

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