University One for Aboriginal Learners Certificate

Education, Health & Human Development, School of Access and Academic Preparation

Credential
Certificate

Program Highlights

Are you an Indigenous student interested in post-secondary courses but don’t feel ready academically? Give your skills and confidence a boost with this program designed to set you up for success.

If you are First Nations, Inuit or Métis and want help getting your writing, math and study skills up to speed for a post-secondary program, this course is for you. You'll gain knowledge and confidence, supported by instructors, fellow students and community Elders. Our goal is for you to gain all the academic skills you need to move into one of the many post-secondary programs at CapU. You could go into Business, Film, Tourism or a degree in Liberal Studies or Science — whatever your dream is, we're here to help you get there.

  • Identify cultural influences on learning to develop personal strategies for lifelong learning
  • Apply strategies for academic success
  • Apply the elements of clear spoken and written communication
  • Collaborate with others to achieve a common goal
  • Apply critical thinking, critical reading, and critical writing to articulate multiple points of view
  • Apply quantitative reasoning skills to solve mathematical problems

Intakes

Campus Terms Full/Part Time
North Vancouver Fall Full-Time

Program Requirements and Outlines

First Term

Required:
ABST 099 Critical Reflection 3.00 credits
ENGL 100 Academic Writing Strategies 3.00 credits
USSD 105 Reading, Study & Online Skills 3.00 credits
First Term Credits Required 9.00

Second Term

Required:

100- or 200-level course as defined by the program

ABST 098 Quanitative Reasoning 3.00 credits
MATH 123 Contemporary Mathematics 3.00 credits
Second Term Credits Required 9.00

Important Dates

Term

Fall 2018

Application & Document Deadline

August 7

Course Registration & Waitlisting

July 9-20

Fee Payment Deadline

August 27

NOTE: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

  • BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status
  • English 11 or English 12 or English 12 First Peoples with a C or higher
  • Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
  • Interview with Coordinator
  • Writing Assessment

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Contact

Have questions about this program? Get in touch with an admissions advisor.

Student Information Services

Admissions Advisor
604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
capuinfo@capilanou.ca