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This course explores college counseling in Indigenous Communities including: an overview of the history of and current issues surrounding education and access to education by Indigenous peoples; the college search and admissions process with an emphasis on admissions and application criteria specific to Indigenous applicants; and college choice and retention concerns for admitted Indigenous students. Those taking the course will further develop their college counseling skills and gain a necessary perspective for serving Indigenous communities while doing the work.

  • Students will be able to contextualize their college counseling practice with a lens toward serving Indigenous communities in a culturally sensitive way.
  • Students will demonstrate their ability to provide sound college counseling advice in lieu of having a growing knowledge of working with Indigenous students and their communities through the college counseling process. Students will develop college-counseling materials tailored to serving Indigenous communities.

Course Number: EDUC-40256
Credit: 5.00 unit(s)

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