This program provides opportunities for St. Scholastica students to study American Indian history, contemporary developments and tribal cultures, as well as to interact with American Indian professionals and peers. Knowledge of American Indian contributions to our social, political, economic and scientific development will enable students to develop a broader view and a deeper appreciation of our national heritage.
Program director: Michael "Migizi" Sullivan, Sr., Assistant Professor, Department of Global, Cultural, and Language Studies
American Indian Studies offers a 24-credit minor designed to complement programs in a variety of majors. The objectives of the minor are to:
Each of the following minor courses are 4 credits: INS 2201, 2202 (HIS 2201, 2202) and 3301 (PHL 3301); selection of one course from either INS 2203 or 2204 (ART 2204); and one course from INS 3308 (HIS 3308), 3320 or 4401. Four additional credits are needed to complete the minor. Students may petition the department to take alternative elective courses.
Objectives of the program include courses that will:
All students, both Indian and non-Indian, are encouraged to select courses as electives from the core courses listed above. Students may select courses to fulfill the curricular area distribution requirements.