Faculty > Certificate in Indian Communication Arts

Program Name: Certificate in Indian Communication Arts
Faculty: Arts
Campuses: Campion
U of R
Degree: Certificate (1 - 2 Years)
Program Description

Known as INCA, Indian Communication Arts specializes in journalism and public relations. The program is focused on an introduction to the field of media. Students studying Indian Communication Arts will have the opportunity to improve their interpersonal skills, public speaking skills, and learn about other disciplines and cultures in an exciting hands-on atmosphere.

To qualify for admission to INCA, students must be eligible for admission to the First Nations University of Canada/University of Regina. Proficiency in English is a requirement along with basic computer skills. Students have chosen this program because:

  • It allows them to tell stories
  • It improves on their professional skills
  • It helps them become a public voice for their people
  • There is a great demand for First Nations and Métis people in media organizations

Alumni have gone on to work with with major broadcast and print media such as APTN, CBC, Global, CTV, Rawlco Radio, Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation, Eagle Feather News, and Regina Leader-Post.

INCA offers a two-year certificate program that prepares students to work in the communications industry, including Aboriginal and mainstream media (print, broadcast, and web), and public relations. The two-year certificate is a 72-credit-hour program (24 classes). Beyond journalism classes, the INCA program requires courses in Indian history and politics, oral traditions, community-based research, business management, traditional and contemporary communication systems, languages, and art.

Careers Include:

  • Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Business and Technology
Last Updated Date: June 25, 2015 06:31 PM

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