Native American Studies B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Native American Studies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 39-40

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Catalog Year: 2022-23

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

Lower-Division Core Courses

12-13

Upper-Division Core Courses

18

Elective Courses

9

Total Hours

39-40


Lower-Division Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

NASX 105H

Intro Native American Studies

3

NASX 201X

or NASX 142

Indian Culture Expressed Through Language

or Elementary Blackfoot II

3-4

NASX 235X

Oral & Written Traditions of Native Americans

3

NASX 280

Native American Studies Research Theories & Methods

3

Total Hours

12-13

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 18 total credits required.

Group 1

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

NASX 304E

or NASX 303E

Native American Beliefs & Philosophy

or Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions

3

NASX 475

Tribal Sovereignty

3

NASX 494

Reading Seminar in Native American Studies

3

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Group 2

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

NASX 306X

Contemporary Global Issues of Indigenous People

NASX 340

Native American Literature

NASX 360

Native Americans and Cinema

NASX 430

American Indian Education

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Group 3

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

6

NASX 464

History of American Indian Affairs to 1776

3

NASX 465

or NASX 354X

History of American Indian Affairs in the 19th Century

or Indians of Montana since the Reservation Era

3

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Elective Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 9 credits from the following courses:

9

ANTY 122S

Race and Minorities

ANTY 323X

Native Peoples of Montana

ANTY 330X

Peoples and Cultures of World

HSTR 369

20th Century American West

NASX 141

Elementary Blackfoot I

NASX 142

Elementary Blackfoot II

NASX 180

Event Planning

NASX 191

Special Topics

NASX 198

Internship

NASX 201X

Indian Culture Expressed Through Language

NASX 210X

Native American Sports & Games

NASX 231X

Indigenous World View Perspectives

NASX 260X

Indigenous Community Development

NASX 291

Special Topics

NASX 303E

Native American Beliefs & Philosophy

NASX 304E

Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions

NASX 340

Native American Literature

NASX 354X

Indians of Montana since the Reservation Era

NASX 360

Native Americans and Cinema

NASX 391

Special Topics

NASX 394

Workshop/Seminar

NASX 403

Contemporary Tribal Resource Issues

NASX 405

Gender Issues in Native American Studies

NASX 430

American Indian Education

NASX 465

History of American Indian Affairs in the 19th Century

NASX 479

Tribal Governance and Policymaking

NASX 491

Special Topics

NASX 499

Senior Capstone/Thesis

PHAR 320

Am Indian Health Issues

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-