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Minor Requirements

Prerequisites

None.

 

Requirements

Minimum Credits: 15

 

At least 5 courses totaling 15 credits, at the 200-level or above. At least two courses (6 credits) must be elected at the 300-level or above.

  1. General Surveys: One course chosen from:
    • AMCULT 216: Introduction to Native American Studies – Social Science
    • NATIVEAM 217 / AMCULT 217: Introduction to Native American Studies – Humanities
    • NATIVEAM 316 / AMCULT 316 / ANTHRCUL 315: Native American Peoples of North America
    • NATIVEAM 367 / AMCULT 367 / HISTORY 367: American Indian History
  2. Electives: Additional credits in Native American Studies to bring minor total to 15 [Courses from Requirement 1 may not be used to meet Requirement 2]. Electives may be chosen from the following list:
    • AMCULT 262 / RELIGION 262: Introductory Study of Native Religious Traditions
    • AMCULT 301: Topics in American Culture, section subtitled “Native American Feminism”
    • AMCULT 310: Topics in Ethnic Studies, section subtitled “Blacks, Indians, and the Making of America”
    • AMCULT 428: Native American Literature
    • AMCULT 496: Social Science Approaches to American Culture, section subtitled “Native American Mental Health”
    • AMCULT 498: Capstone Seminar in American Culture, sections subtitled “Native American Autobiography,” “African American and Native American Women Writers”
    • NATIVEAM 322 / AMCULT 322: Intermediate Ojibwe
    • NATIVEAM 323 / AMCULT 323: Intermediate Ojibwe
    • NATIVEAM 328 / AMCULT 328 / ENGLISH 382: Native American Literature
    • NATIVEAM 422 / AMCULT 422: Advanced Ojibwe
    • NATIVEAM 423 / AMCULT 423: Advanced Ojibwe
    • NATIVEAM 461 / AMCULT 461 / ANTHRCUL 461 / LING 461: Language, Culture, and Society in Native North America
    • ENGLISH 407: Topics in English Language and Literature, section subtitled “Contemporary Native American Women Writers”
    • RELIGION 262 / AMCULT 262: Introductory Study of Native Religious Traditions

Other courses, such as courses in other departments and special topics courses not listed above, may be taken with the approval of the Director of Native American Studies. These may include

  • “Histories of Native American Women,”
  • “19th-Century Native American Literature,”
  • “Contemporary Native American Literature,”
  • “Contemporary Literature by Native Americans.”