FOUNDATION PROGRAM pimâcihisowin

PROGRAM DETAILS

pimâcihisowin means to create a life of independence. It is a journey of self-exploration where you gain independence and embrace a fierce determination to succeed.

The pimâcihisowin Foundation Program (PFP) is a study program designed to address the gap between a student’s current level of qualifications and knowledge and the level needed for admission into and success in post-secondary diploma or degree.

The PFP is geared primarily towards Indigenous students and offers culturally appropriate education.

Courses & Requirements
Check the academic calendar to find out about the courses you need to take and the requirements you need to fulfill to complete your program.
Academic Calendar

Sample program format

The following is an example of two terms:

Term 1 Term 2
Mentoring (6 hours) Mentoring (6 hours)
pimâcihisowin 100 (home-room; 45 hours) undergraduate course Indigenous 100 (home-room; 45 hours) undergraduate course
UP (1 course; 90 hours) UP (1 course; 90 hours)
UP (1 course; 90 hours) Undergraduate Open Studies course (1 course; 45 hours)
Two Indigenous seminars (2-4 hours) Two Indigenous seminars (2-4 hours)