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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


MINOR: Native American Studies

Students must pass a total of 18 credits of which at least 9 of which must be upper division. ANTH 115 Native Peoples of North America is strongly recommended as the first course for the minor. A grade of C- or better must be obtained for each course. Students may count S grades only in courses in which all grades are S/U, and no more than 6 hours of S credit can be accepted. Students can count no more than 3 credits in independent studies, readings or special topics courses. Such courses, marked below with an asterisk (*), must focus upon Native Americans and must be approved in advance by the director of the minor program, specifying the semester during which a student takes such a course. Students may count no more than 9 credits in Anthropology (except that ANTH 330V/HIST 330V/SOC 330V, Introduction to Religious Studies, may be included above this limit) and no more than 6 credits in History. Please contact the Department of Anthropology regarding the minor.

Requirements

Eighteen credits from the following

ANTH 110North American Prehistory

3 cr.

ANTH 115Native Peoples of North America

3 cr.

ANTH 116Native Peoples of the American Southwest

3 cr.

ANTH 304Contemporary SW Native Americans

3 cr.

ANTH 305VContemporary Native Americans

3 cr.

ANTH 316Archaeology of the American Southwest

3 cr.

ANTH 330VMagic, Witchcraft and Religion

3 cr.

ANTH 405Native Cultures of North America

3 cr.

ANTH 449 HDirected Reading Honors

1-3 cr.

ANTH 455Federal Indian Policy

3 cr.

ANTH 467Archaeology of the American Southwest

3 cr.

GOVT 406Independent Study

1-3 cr.

GOVT 354American Indian Politics

3 cr.

HIST 309American Indian History I

3 cr.

HIST 310American Indian History II

3 cr.

HIST 449Readings

1-3 cr.

HIST 489Projects in History

3 cr.

PHLS 460American Indian Health

3 cr.

or

by approval of Minor Advisor

Preferred: ANTH 449H, ANTH 497, GOVT 406, HIST 449, HIST 489, and W S 250