2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 14, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

American Indian Studies Minor


Program Coordinator/Contact

Mark Freeland, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of American Indian Studies
School of American and Global Studies
West Hall 106, Box 510
605-688-4311

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.