Extended Studies in First Nations Language Certificate

Applicants to this program must hold a Bachelor of Education degree with some Cree and Saulteaux language background and want to increase their knowledge and training in First Nations language teaching. Fluency in a First Nations Language is recommended.

  • Courses to Complete: 10 core
  • Credit Hours: 30 minimum
  • Pre-requisites: B. Ed. degree
  • Program duration: Part-time study

Core Courses

CREE or SAUL 202 Intermediate Cree or Saulteaux I
 CREE or SAUL 203 Intermediate Cree or Saulteaux II
CREE or SAUL 330 Cree or Saulteaux Syllabics
ECMP 355 Introduction to Computers in the Classroom
EINL 200 Culture and Acquisition of Language and Literacy

EINL 225 Indian Language Arts: Oral and Written Communications

EINL 325 Bilingual and Bicultural Language Learning Processes
EINL 335 Community Based Curriculum Development for First Nations (K-12) Languages
EINL 450 Indian Language Immersion
THAC 160 Introduction to Acting

Electives*

CREE or SAUL 205
CREE or SAUL 305
CREE or SAUL 340
MU 112
HUM 250 or 251
LING 327

*Electives are open to students who have completed required courses in their Bachelor of Education degree program but must fulfill 30 credit hours to obtain additional qualifications through BTEC. Courses that were applied to the Bachelor of Education program cannot be used.

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