Indigenous Perspectives Designation
The Indigenous Perspectives Designation (IPD) provides students who choose to access this learning option with a more in-depth knowledge of First Nation, Inuit and MÃ©tis peoples, their cultures, histories, traditions, and contributions to our shared society.
The programs that offer an IPD provide experiential learning Indigenous activities and discipline-specific Indigenous curriculum in each semester, beyond what is required in the two mandatory general education subjects: GNED49 Introduction to Indigenous Studies and GNED128 Introduction to Indigenous Knowledges. Upon graduation, students with an IPD will have a strong foundational basis in Indigenous studies, and a designation that will be in demand as they start their careers.
Indigenous Perspectives Designation programs
The IPD is available to students enrolled in the following programs: