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Shki Miikan - New Roads - General Arts and Science - One Year

Shki Miikan - New Roads - General Arts and Science - One Year Ontario College Certificate

What is Shki Miikan - New Roads - General Arts and Science - One Year?

The Shki-Miikan Foundation year was developed in partnership with the Anishnabe Education and Training Circle. This certificate is intended to enhance the Aboriginal student's sense of cultural identity; develop a solid academic base; assess education/career options; and develop self-management skills. 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, Métis and Inuit People)

Program Outline 2016-2017

Major:
SHKI
Length:
1 Year
Effective Dates:
2016-2017
Delivery:
2 Semesters
Credential:
Ontario College Certificate
Location:
Barrie
Start:

Fall - Barrie

Contact:
Michele O'Brien
Email:
Michele.OBrien@GeorgianCollege.ca
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1326

The Shki-Miikan Foundation year was developed in partnership with the Anishnabe Education and Training Circle. This certificate is intended to enhance the Aboriginal student's sense of cultural identity; develop a solid academic base; assess education/career options; and develop self-management skills. 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, Métis and Inuit People)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • identify generational factors that contribute to health, social and economic issues affecting Aboriginal communities


  • discover aspects of one's individual identity and embark on a path towards a life-long wellness journey


  • discuss cultural awareness and sensitivity through an exploration of Aboriginal culture, language, tradition and healing


  • examine accountability, professionalism and ethical behaviour in the workplace


  • plan and prepare communications and presentations utilizing various approaches


  • demonstrate awareness of cultural diversification.
Fall Intake - Barrie

Sem 1 | Sem 2

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Fall | Winter

2016 | 2017

OSSD or equivalent with

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

- OSS Curriculum: OSSD or equivalent

Grade 12 English ( C ) or ( U ) (ENG4C, ENG4U) is strongly recommended and will be used in selection. Also recommended: Grade 11 College Biology (SBI3C).

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/universities

Home 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.

8 Mandatory Courses

2 Communications Courses

2 General Education Course

To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester unless otherwise stated on the course outline.

Mandatory Courses

COMP1003 Microcomputer Applications
GNED1010 Ojibwe Language And Culture 1
GNED2055 Ojibwe Language and Culture 2
NATV1000 Aboriginal Community and Family Life
NATV1001 Personal Growth and Development
NATV1002 Aboriginal Heritage, Tradition and Culture
NATV1003 Introduction to Psychology: An Aboriginal Perspective
NATV2001 Issues in Holistic Health and Healing
Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
General Education Course
To be selected from College list
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Program:

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Year:

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The Aboriginal Resource Centre was filled with wonder, laughter, music and applause June 21 as storyteller and teacher Basil Johnston was honoured with the 2013 Ontario Arts Council Aboriginal Arts Award. The event was part of National Aboriginal Day celebrations at the Barrie Campus. Read more...

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Free movie screening with award-winning actress and producer

On Monday, March 24, everyone is invited to a free screening of Empire of Dirt – the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival’s Best Canadian Feature Film – organized by Georgian College’s School of Aboriginal Studies. Read more...

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Charmaine Whitman

Registered Massage Therapy, Sanctuary Day Spa and Enaahtig Healing Lodge

Program:

Shki-Miikan (New Roads), Pre-Health Sciences, Massage Therapy, Aboriginal Community and Social Development

Year:

2008


Every massage therapist becomes a unique blend of their life experience, skills, passions, values, and gifts. I have massaged in many different settings since graduating: world class spas, health clinics, healing lodges and addictions treatment facilities. Read more...

For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Contact:
Michele O'Brien
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 1326

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