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Combined BA in Indigenous Studies and Another Subject

Students are able to complete a Combined Degree in Indigenous Studies that consists of 30 units of Indigenous Studies courses.

B.A.Combined BA in Indigenous Studies and Another Subject

Students are able to complete a Combined Degree in Indigenous Studies that consists of 30 units of Indigenous Studies courses.

Students are able to complete a Combined Degree in Indigenous Studies that consists of 30 units of Indigenous Studies courses. A Combined B.A. in the Indigenous Studies Program can be combined with the following programs:

Social Sciences:

  • Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Health Aging and Society (formerly Gerontology)
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Labour Studies
  • Psychology
  • Social Work *concurrently as BA/BSW

Humanities:

  • Art History
  • English
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Classics
  • French
  • Music
  • Theatre & Film

A total of 30 Indigenous Studies units is required Admission Requirements:

  • Completion of any Level I program
  • A cumulative average of at least 3.5
  • A grade of at least C- in three units of INDIG ST 1A03 or 1AA3
  • Three units from CAYUGA 1Z03, MOHAWK 1Z03, or OJIBWE 1Z03
  • Requirements for B.A Program in other subject 

Level I Must complete 3 units from:

  • INDIG ST 1A03
  • INDIG ST 1AA3

AND

3 units from:

  • CAYUGA 1Z03
  • MOHAWK 1Z03
  • OJIBWE 1Z03

Level II and III Must complete 6 units of the following:

  • INDIG 2A03
  • INDIG 2B03
  • INDIG 2M06 A/B
  • CAYUGA 2Z03
  • MOHAWK 2Z03
  • OJIBWE 2Z03

And 3 units of the following: 

  • INDIG ST 2C03 
  • INDIG ST 2D03

You must complete 15 units from Level II or III of indigenous Studies. These courses cannot have been previously taken to satisfy above requirements for Level I or II. At least one of these courses must be a Level III course. 24 units courses specified for the other subject 12 units of electives

Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

All undergraduate students accepted for admission to McMaster University are automatically considered for a McMaster University entrance award. Additional entrance awards, in-course scholarships, bursaries and other forms of financial assistance is available to you at various stages of their undergraduate careers.

Each scholarship, bursary, Government Aid or Work Study Program a has its own unique application process and requirements. More information on financial aid visit the Student Financial Aid & Scholarship (SFAS) Office.

Academic Advising

The Academic Advising office is run through the Office of the Associate Dean. The primary goal of the Advising Office is to provide all Social Sciences undergraduate students with the information and guidance they need to succeed in their academic careers.

Advisors can help you make the right academic decisions by explaining policies and regulations as well as presenting different options and supports available in your studies.

An academic advisor can assist you with:

  • Course requirements, dropping and adding courses
  • Program selection, application and changes
  • Studying abroad
  • Transfer credits
  • Petitions for missed term work, deferred examinations and special consideration
  • Appeals procedures
  • Referral to other campus services

Learn more about Academic Advising in the Social Sciences.

Elder in Residence Program Scholarship Opportunities for Indigenous Students ISP Student Services Dates & Deadlines FNMI Residence Consideration
For more information:
Indigenous Studies Program Office
Hamilton Hall 103/B
905-525-9140 ext. 27426
indigenous.counsellor@mcmaster.ca
Length:
4 Years
Required Credential:
Completion of any Level I program, with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.5 and an average of 4.0 in INDIGST 1A03 and INDIGST 1AA3 and satisfaction of admission requirements for the B.A. program in the other subject.
Program Type:
Course based
Program Options:
Full-time, Part-time
Typical Entry:
September