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University of Calgary Calendar 2016-2017 Academic Regulations B. Registration B.19 Open Studies Registration B.19.1 Aboriginal Student Access Program (ASAP)
B.19.1 Aboriginal Student Access Program (ASAP)

Students enrolled in the Aboriginal Student Access Program can take up to three 3-unit university courses per semester. In exceptional circumstances and with the approval of the ASAP Co-ordinator, students may be permitted to take up to four 3-unit university courses. Course selection shall be a combination of ASAP core courses requirements and electives that are directed to a student’s desired academic program. Students are also permitted to take upgrading courses concurrent with their university courses, if required.

For details on the ASAP program and admission requirements, see section A.8.1 Aboriginal Student Access Program.

Program Curriculum

The Program offers the following first-year, university-level courses:

Academic Writing (ACWR) 201 – Academic Writing for Specialized Audiences I (Introductory)
Indigenous Studies (INDG) 201 – Introduction to Indigenous Studies
University (UNIV) 205 – Learning Beyond High School: Theories and Practices
Options: students make take one upgrading course

Academic Writing (ACWR) 203 – Academic Writing for Specialized Audiences II (Introductory)
English (ENGL) 201 – Approaches to Literature
Options: students may take one elective course (credit) and one upgrading course

Upgrading courses may be taken through Continuing Education at the University of Calgary (or other adult learning institutions) in conjunction with University of Calgary ASAP courses.

For more information, contact the Native Centre at 403-220-6034 or email