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Indigenous Studies Minor

Completed using available elective credits from an Honours Degree in another subject.

MinorIndigenous Studies Minor

Completed using available elective credits from an Honours Degree in another subject.

A total of 24 Indigenous Studies units is required.

Level I

Must complete 6 unites from the following:

  • INDIG ST 1A03
  • INDIG ST 1AA3
  • CAYUGA 1Z03
  • MOHAWK 1ZO3
  • OJIBWE 1Z03

Level II and Above

  • Must complete 18 units from the Course list (see the Undergraduate Calendar for Course List)

*No more than 6 of these units can be Level I

**At least 3 units must be from Level III

***At least 12 of the 18 units must be Indigenous Studies courses or Indigenous Language courses (cannot have been previously taken to satisfy Level I requirements).

**** Students who previously completed ANTHROP 3F03, INDIG ST 3I03, 3J03, or POL SCI

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.

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For more information:
Indigenous Studies Program Office
Hamilton Hall 103/B
905-525-9140 ext. 27426
indigenous.counsellor@mcmaster.ca
Length:
2 years
Required Credential:
Enrolment in an Honours program in another discipline.
Program Type:
Course based
Program Options:
Full-time, Part-time
Typical Entry:
September