Weaving rich cultural heritage with high quality education, the Indigenous Career Pathways program allows you to enhance your opportunities for success while sampling a variety of Lethbridge College’s program offerings. Designed to better prepare Indigenous students for the Lethbridge College programs of their choice, the Indigenous Career Pathways program seamlessly pulls together academic learning and cultural awareness.

In your first semester, you’ll engage in a curriculum that further develops your academic skills and includes coursework in Canadian Indigenous culture and college success. Your second semester will focus on courses from a distinct program stream or, if you’re still unsure of your path, you can opt to take courses from multiple program areas as you prepare for admission into the program of your choice.

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8 months

is all it takes to earn your certificate

Indigenous elders/grandparents

can provide cultural and spiritual support

5 themes

identified within our Niitsitapi Indigenous Strategy for making Indigenous education a priority

At-a-Glance

Starts-in

September

Credential / Accreditation

Certificate

Duration

8 months

Application Deadlines

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Program Availability

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Admissions

Students are accepted into the General Arts and Science - Indigenous Career Pathways program for the Fall (September) term.

General Admissions Requirements

All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admission section of this calendar.

Academic Requirements

Prior to admission into one of the following diploma programs, students must meet specific diploma entrance requirements. Furthermore, because of the variety of diploma programs, students need to be aware of any specific academic and non-academic diploma program requirements. Students should meet with a Career and Academic Advisor for additional information on academic and non-academic program requirements.

Additional diploma program academic requirements:

  • Business Administration - Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-2 or a higher level math)
  • Computer Information Technology - Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-2 or a higher level math)
  • Environmental Assessment and Restoration - Grade 11 biology, Grade 11 chemistry, and Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-2 or a higher level math
  • Natural Resource Compliance - Grade 11 biology, and Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-2 or a higher level math). Competitive program entry requirement.
  • Renewable Resource Management - Grade 11 biology, Grade 11 chemistry, and Grade 12 math (equivalent to Alberta’s Math 30-2 or a higher level math

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Delivery Formats

The Indigenous Career Pathways program is available through on-campus delivery.

On Campus

This program is delivered in a face-to-face format on the main Lethbridge College campus. Lectures, labs and hands-on training opportunities will all take place on campus in Lethbridge.

Courses

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CourseTitleCredits
Year 1
Term I
COL-1130 Achieving College Success 3
INS-1150 Exploring Indigenous Perspectives 3
LAR-1130 College Reading and Writing 3
PSY-1140 Psychology and Life 3
 Credits12
Term II
Select 1 of the following streams: 12
Agriculture Sciences
Business Administration
Child and Youth Care
Computer Information Technology
Criminal Justice Policing/Correctional Studies
Early Childhood Education
Environmental Assessment & Restoration/Natural Resource Compliance/Renewable Resource Management
General Studies (University Transfer)
Multimedia Production
General Interest
 Credits12
 Total Credits24
Agriculture Sciences
Course Title Credits
BUS-1166Business Law3
COM-1162Interpersonal Relationships and Communications3
ENG-1150Composition3
SOL-1150Agriculture Soils3
Total Credits12
Business Administration
Course Title Credits
BUS-1170Introduction to Management3
BUS-1177Entrepreneurship3
ENG-1159Writing for the Workplace3
MKT-1188Introduction to Marketing3
Total Credits12
Child and Youth Care
Course Title Credits
CYC-1194Activity Leadership3
ENG-1150Composition3
HSP-1151Family Systems and Development3
PSY-1170Human Development Across the Lifespan3
Total Credits12
Computer Information Technology
Course Title Credits
BUS-1170Introduction to Management3
CIT-1163Database Management Systems3
ENG-1159Writing for the Workplace3
Select one of the following:3
Financial Accounting I
Introduction to Marketing
Total Credits12
Criminal Justice Policing/Correctional Studies
Course Title Credits
CJP-1159Ethics and Critical Thought3
CJP-1160Introduction to Criminal Justice System3
ENG-1150Composition3
LAW-1177Procedural Law in Canada3
Total Credits12
Early Childhood Education
Course Title Credits
ECE-1151Health, Safety and Nutrition3
ECE-1154Guiding Children's Behavior3
ECE-1155Introduction to Early Childhood Education3
ENG-1150Composition3
Total Credits12
Environmental Assessment & Restoration/Natural Resource Compliance/Renewable Resource Management
Course Title Credits
BIO-1167Botany 13
BIO-1172Ecology 13
ENG-1150Composition3
RRM-1197Spatial Information Techniques 13
Total Credits12
1

Course has lab.

General Studies (University Transfer)
Course Title Credits
ENG-1150Composition3
INS-1155Introduction to Indigenous Studies3
PSY-1160Introduction to Psychology3
SOC-1160Introduction to Sociology3
Total Credits12
Multimedia Production
Course Title Credits
BUS-1124Service-Based Small Business Management3
Select one of the following:3
Communication Process
Interpersonal Relationships and Communications
CMM-1185The Principles of Animation3
WRI-1150Writing for Interactive Media3
Total Credits12
General Interest

In the General Interest stream for Term 2 (winter term), students will select a minimum of four courses for twelve credits from any of the streams. For example, the selection could be one course from four different streams, two courses from two different streams, etc. A total of 12-credits is required for Term 2.

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Tuition and Fees

Title Tuition Fees Books/Supplies
Year 1
$2,911.00
$989.00
$1,100.00
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International Students
Title Tuition Fees Books/Supplies
Year 1
$10,111.00
$989.00
$1,100.00
Notes

Costs for supplies may vary considerably depending on what students already have or where they purchased their supplies; cost provided is on the moderately high end.

Students will be charged a medical/dental benefit fee unless they opt out by demonstrating alternative coverage prior to the end of the first week of class.

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Scholarships

With just one online application, you can apply for all the Lethbridge College awards and scholarships for which you qualify, including these featured scholarships:

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