Native American Studies
Certificate of Achievement in Native American Studies
Credits required 24
Dean of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Kathleen Pearle, email@example.com
Program Code: NV
Program Goals Statement
The Native American Studies certificate program will allow students to gain a structured understanding of the issues affecting contemporary Native American communities and acquire a broader knowledge of unique cultures rooted in this hemisphere (with an emphasis on the native nations of North America). Native American studies provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge of the development, growth, and interactions of the indigenous peoples and nations of the Western Hemisphere. This certificate also places emphasis on the Native peoples of the Eastern Woodlands, particularly, the Northeast so that students can be better acquainted with the history, culture, and presence of the First Peoples of New England.
- Students are required to complete a Service-Learning component.
- Allows students a structured understanding of issues affecting Native American communities.
- Furthers the college goal to emphasize cultural diversity
- Embraces sustainability concepts.
- PSY 261 and SOC 261 require prerequisites of PSY 101 and SOC 101 or a waiver of the requirement
|ENG 101||Composition I: College Writing||
|ENG 102||Composition II: Writing about Literature||
|ANT 101||Social and Cultural Anthropology||
|ENG 259||Native American Novels||
|HST 259||History of North American Indian Peoples||
|HST 265||Immigration and Ethnicity in American History||
|SOC 261||Topics in Sociology - Diversity||
Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1
, ENG 101
Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2
, HST 265
Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3
, ENG 259
Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4
PSY 261, SOC 261
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