The American Indian Studies minor seeks to teach students about the histories and cultures of Native peoples of North America, with special emphasis on the ways in which racism has impacted these communities both historically and in the contemporary period.
For more information on this program, please contact
Dr. Benjamin Ramirez-shkwegnaabi.
The course listings below are a
representation of what this academic program requires. For a full review of this program in detail please see our official
online academic bulletin AND consult with an
academic advisor. This listing does not include the
General Education courses required for all majors and may not include some program specific information, such as admissions, retention, and termination standards.
(Click on the course name or number of a complete course description.)
Required Courses (12 hours)
Select 6 hours of OJB
ANT 320 - North American Indian Cultures 3(3-0)
HST 323 - History of Native Americans 3(3-0)
OJB 101 - Elementary Ojibwe I 3(3-0)
OJB 102 - Elementary Ojibwe II 3(3-0)
OJB 201 - Intermediate Ojibwe I 3(3-0)
OJB 202 - Intermediate Ojibwe II 3(3-0)
Electives (12 hours)
ANT 175 - Archaeology of the Americas 3(3-0)
ANT 365 - Current American Indian Issues 3(3-0)
ENG 328 - Literature of the American Indian 3(3-0)
PSY 533 - Psychology of Racism 3(3-0)
SOC 323 - Racism and Inequality 3(3-0)
Up to 6 hours of additional American Indian language, special topics, or independent study with approval of the minor advisor.
Total: 24 semester hours