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Minor Requirements

Effective Winter 2018


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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.


General Surveys: One course chosen from:

NATIVEAM 217 / AMCULT 217: Introduction to Native American Studies

NATIVEAM 316 / AMCULT 316 / ANTHRCUL 315: Native American Peoples of North America

NATIVEAM 367 / AMCULT 367 / HISTORY 367: American Indian History

NATIVEAM 232 / AMCULT 232 / ENGLISH 282: Native American Literature


Electives: Additional credits in Native American Studies to bring minor total to 15 Electives may be chosen from the following list:

AMCULT 310: Topics in Ethnic Studies, section subtitled “Blacks, Indians, and the Making of America”

AMCULT 372 / ASIANPAM 372: Hula – Creative Practice

AMCULT 498 / HISTORY 496: Indians and Empires in North America

ANTHRARC 490: Ancient North America

NATIVEAM 322 / AMCULT 322: Intermediate Ojibwe

NATIVEAM 323 / AMCULT 323: Intermediate Ojibwe

NATIVEAM 328 / AMCULT 328 / ENGLISH 382: Topics in Native American Literature

NATIVEAM 333 / AMCULT 333 / ENGLISH 317: Green Indigeneities

SPANISH 472: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas

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.



A minor in Native American Studies is not open to students with any other minor in the Department of American Culture.