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The American Indian Studies minor provides students with academic experiences, skills, and strategies to understand the scope of American indigenous communities within scholarly and applied contexts.
Total Program Credits: 18
|Discipline Core Requirements:||18 Credits|
|AIST 180G||Introduction to American Indian Studies (3.0)||3|
|AIST 4600||Contemporary American Indian Political and Social Issues (3.0)||3|
|Complete four of the following:||12|
|AIST 327G||Indians of Utah (3.0)|
|AIST 358G||American Indian Health Policy (3.0)|
|AIST 3600||American Indian Policy and Tribal Government (3.0)|
|AIST 3810||Pre-Columbian America (3.0)|
|AIST 3830||Indians of the Great Plains (3.0)|
|AIST 384G||American Indian History since 1890 (3.0)|
|AIST 3850||The Struggle for Self-determination--American Indians 1891 to present (3.0)|
|AIST 490R||Special Topics in American Indian Studies (3.0)|
|ANTH 3300||Culture Development and International Aid (3.0)|
|ANTH 3450||Shamanism and Indigenous Religion (3.0)|
|BESC 4030||Introduction to Practice Evaluation and Grant Writing (3.0)|
|ENGL 357G||Native American Literature (3.0)|
|HIST 382G||Indians of Eastern North America (3.0)|
This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.
Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.
|Semester 1||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|AIST 180G||Introduction to American Indian Studies||3|
|Semester 2||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|Notes: IDST elective credit may be earned with courses from affiliated departments, including behavioral science, community health, history, political science, english, humanities, etc. Students should consult the IDST advisor and/or individual program coordinator to identify appropriate course options and ensure that any pre- or co-requisites are met.|
|Semester 3||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|Semester 4||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|AIST 4600||Contemporary American Indian Political and Social Issues||3|
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