Anishnaabemowin and Program Development Our unique, foundational diploma will guide you on the path of Anishnaabemowin (Ojibwe language) revitalization and resource development.

General information

Program code
ANPD
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie

Program description

Students acquire Anishnaabemowin skills to develop and implement sustainable language programs in Indigenous communities and organizations. Students practice their speaking skills by interacting in the classroom, language lab, and in the community. The history of Anishnaabemowin and current issues affecting revitalization and preservation are also studied. Incorporating the Anishnaabe world view, students examine the role and importance of Anishnaabemowin in ceremony, cultural values, and community.

Career opportunities

This program prepares students for a variety of language-related careers, including teacher of Anishnaabemowin as a second language, translator, language consultant, language specialist or storytellers. Students may find employment in school boards, communities, government agencies, education facilities and more.

Admission information

Admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/policies-procedures/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details:
www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Admission details

Courses

Mandatory courses

  • ANPD 1000 - History of Anishnaabemowin (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 1001 - Writing Systems (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 1002 - Verbs and Nouns 1 (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 1003 - Language in the Home (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • INDG 1001 - Indigenous Heritage, Tradition and Culture (Semester 1 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 1005 - Kinoomaadwin 1 (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 1006 - Language in the Community (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 1007 - Verbs and Nouns 2 (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 1008 - Anishnaabemowin Resources 1 (Semester 2 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2000 - Language Preservation and Revitalization (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2001 - Anishnaabemowin Resources 2 (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2002 - Language Placement 1 (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2003 - Language in the Workplace (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2004 - Anishnaabemowin Structures (Semester 3 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2006 - Language in the Natural Environment (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2007 - Language Placement 2 (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2008 - Anishnaabemowin Program Development (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2009 - Interactive Anishnaabemowin (Semester 4 / 42 hours)
  • ANPD 2010 - Kinoomaadwin 2 (Semester 4 / 42 hours)

Communications courses

  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 1)
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration. (Semester 2)

General education courses

  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 2)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 3)
  • Select 1 course from the general education list during registration. (Semester 4)

  • ANPD 1004 - Anishnaabemdaa 1 (Semester 1)
  • ANPD 1009 - Anishnaabemdaa 2 (Semester 2)
  • ANPD 2005 - Anishnaabemdaa 3 (Semester 3)
  • ANPD 2011 - Anishnaabemdaa 4 (Semester 4)