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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

American Indian Studies Minor


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Program Coordinator/Contact

Jason McEntee, Department Head
Department of English
Pugsley Hall 301, Box 2218
605-688-5191
E-mail: jason.mcentee@sdstate.edu
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Program Information

This is an inter-college program of American Indian culture studies. Coursework in various departments of the University provides a broad base for understanding the past, present, and possible futures of American Indian people. The program recognizes the historical and contemporary significance of American Indian experiences. Study of these experiences promotes understanding of the pluralist nature of the United States and responds to the growing need for multicultural sensitivity, awareness, and recognition of tribal sovereignty.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates from the America Indian Studies minor will be able to:

  • articulate an understanding the past, present, and possible futures of American Indian people;
  • recognize the historical and contemporary significance of American Indian experiences;
  • use effective oral and written communication to:
    • promote understanding of the pluralist nature of the United States; and
    • respond to the growing need for multicultural competency.

Course Delivery Format

Program courses are taught on campus, online, and in field based settings.

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