Aboriginal Studies

Aboriginal Community and Social Development

General information

Program code
ACSD
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma, Co-op
Academic area
Campuses

Intake information

Start date Campus

Program description

This program is focused on the planning, development, evaluation and administration of social/health care services within the Aboriginal community. This program includes business and community development studies with an emphasis on integrating cultural, social and health issues relevant to Aboriginal people in Canada. Cultural teachings and smudging are integrated daily throughout each academic semester in social activities, individual program courses, and Traditional Teacher/Elder visits. (Please note: Aboriginal includes First Nations, Metis and Inuit People)

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Admission details

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:Secondary school applicants:- OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):- Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College- College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: General Arts and Science*- Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications - Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*- Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)- English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universitiesHome school applicants:- Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)** available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

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