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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.

Note: At least 12 of the 18 units required for the Minor must be Indigenous Studies or Indigenous Language courses

6 Units from:

  • INDIG ST 1A03
  • CAYUGA 1Z03
  • OJIBWE 1Z03

18 Units from:

  • the Course List or Level II, III Indigenous Studies (See Notes, above.)

*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).


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.

  • INDIGST 2A03
  • INDIGST 2B03
  • INDIGST 2C03
  • INDIGST 2D03
  • INDIGST 2F03
  • INDIGST 2G03
  • INDIGST 2J03
  • INDIGST 2M03
  • INDIGST 2U03
  • INDIGST 3C03
  • INDIGST 3D03(Cross-listed courses: ENGLISH 3W03; PEACEST 3W03)
  • INDIGST 3E03 (Cross listed courses: ENGLISH 3X03; PEACEST 3X03)
  • INDIGST 3F03 (Cross-listed course: ARTHIST 3BB3)
  • INDIGST 3G03
  • INDIGST 3H03
  • INDIGST 3J03 (Cross-listed course: POLISCI 3C03)
  • INDIGST 3K03
  • INDIGST 3L03
  • INDIGST 3P03
  • INDIGST 3Q03
  • INDIGST 3R03
  • INDIGST 3T03
  • INDIGST 4A03
  • INDIGST 4D03
  • INDIGST 4L03
  • INDIGST 4RI3 (Cross-listed course: ENGLISH 4RI3)
  • INDIGST 4SH3 (Cross-listed courses: ENGLISH 4SH3; CSCT 4SH3)
  • INDIGST 4T06
  • CAYUGA 1Z03
  • INUKTUT 1Z03
  • MOHAWK 1Z03
  • OJIBWE 1Z03
  • CAYUGA 2Z03
  • INUKTUT 2Z03
  • MOHAWK 2Z03
  • OJIBWE 2Z03
Elder in Residence Program Scholarship Opportunities for Indigenous Students ISP Student Services Dates & Deadlines FNMI Residence Consideration
For more information:
Indigenous Studies Program Office
L.R. Wilson Hall 1811
905-525-9140 ext. 23788
2 years
Required Credential:
Enrolment in an Honours program in another discipline.
Program Type:
Course based
Program Options:
Full-time, Part-time
Typical Entry: