American Indian Studies
American Indian Studies provides students with an opportunity to learn about the contributions and perspectives of the indigenous people of North America through courses that explore the ancient civilizations, historical experiences, languages, artistry and cultures, as well as contemporary issues and variations from tribe to tribe that make up the rich and varied nations of the North American Indians.
The undergraduate minor in American Indian Studies requires 18 hours of coursework. All students must complete American Indian Studies 301: Contemporary Issues in Indian Country and five other courses from at least three disciplines.
The following courses are cross-listed will count toward Minor in American Indian Studies five (5) courses representing at least (2) disciplines from a variety of courses.
Special Topics in American Indian Studies
|Special Problems in American Indian Studies|
Archeology of North America
Prehistory of Southeastern Indians
American Indians and the Invasion of America
American Indians of the Southeast
Native American Religions
Social Work and First Nations/Indigenous People
The following courses may count toward a Minor in American Indian Studies. In order for these courses to count towards the minor, a significant portion of the course must have American Indian content as indicated by the syllabus and/or the student must complete a major course project/paper relevant to American Indian Studies. These courses and any other potential courses that may fit these criteria must be approved by the Director for the American Indian Studies Minor.
The Human Experience: A Global Perspective on Human Diversity
|ANT 424||Religion and Healing|
|ANT 427||Psychological Anthropology|
|ANT 429||Topics in Cultural Anthropology|
|ANT 442||Medical Anthropology|
|ENG 410||Studies in Ethnic Literature|
|CD 150||Child and Family in the Community|
|CIE 410||Foundations in Multicultural Education|
|DAN 430||Dance in Cultural Context|
|ENG 312||Post Colonial Literature|
|Eng 313||Survey of Multiethnic Literature|
|FL 101||Introduction to Exotic Languages|
|GHY 331||Cultural Systems in the Environment|
|GHY 409||Geography of the Southwestern U.S.|
|HIS 467||The Colonial South|
|LIS 445||Sources of Information for a Multicultural Society|
|MUS 165||Honors Music Appreciation: World Music|
|PSY 413||Multicultural Counseling|