Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Aboriginal Community Advocacy - Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Indigenous Studies
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Confederation College
Education, Community and Social Services
Program Area
Community/Child/Youth Education/Interventions/Services
Program Title
Aboriginal Community Advocacy Program

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Core Social Sciences (Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology etc.)
Program Title
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Indigenous Studies

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

The agreement will be reviewed every three years, or sooner in the event of major curriculum changes in either partner's programs. This agreement may be terminated by either party. In this case, notice of one year is required. In the event of termination of the agreement, every effort will be made to ensure that students currently enrolled in the program will not be effected.

Eligibility for Pathway

To qualify for this agreement, students must have:

- successfully completed Confederation College's Aboriginal Community Advocacy program;
- a minimum overall average of 75%.

Credit transfer

Students will be granted 10.0 credits, including:

  • 1.0 INDG 1000Y - Foundations of Indigenous Studies
  • 0.5 INDG 1011H - Foundations of Indigenous Learning: Writing
  • 0.5 INDG 1012H - Foundations of Indigenous Learning: Research
  • 0.5 INDG-ADMN 1500H - Foundations of Indigenous Community Development
  • 1.0 INDG-POST 2000Y - Politics and Indigenous Communities
  • 1.0 INDG 2100Y - Introduction to Indigenous Knowledge
  • 0.5 INDG 3401H - Law and Indigenous Peoples: Foundations
  • 0.5 INDG 3402H - Law and Indigenous Peoples: Litigating Aboriginal Rights
  • 1.0 INDG 3860Y - Practicum Field Placement
  • 3.5 unassigned Arts credits at the 1000 level

Refer to the most recent version of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for course descriptions:


Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

  • 1.0 INDG 3105Y - Indigenous Orality
  • 1.0 INDG 3813Y - Indigenous Studies Research Methodology
  • 0.5 INDG 4201H - Honours Collegium: Indigenous Peoples and Nation Building
  • 0.5 INDG 4202H - Honours Collegium: Building a Four Directional Understanding
  • 0.5 Indigenous Studies credit from Category A at the 4000 level
  • 0.5 Indigenous Studies credit from Category D at the 4000 level
  • 1.0 Indigenous Studies credit at the 4000 level in addition to the above
  • 5.0 additional credits (minimum 1.0 credit in a discipline outside of Indigenous Studies, maximum 1.0 credit at the 1000 level)

Degree requirements are subject to change. Refer to the most recent version of the Academic Calendar for course descriptions and degree requirements, which apply to all undergraduate programs.



Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Approximately two years.

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Indigenous Studies

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