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American Indian Studies


Learn more about the cultures, histories, and issues facing Native Americans. 

Program/Major Codes: AOAAMRINDSTU/AIS

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Entry-level employment with American Indian cultural or social services agencies, including tribal agencies.

Academic Options: Transfer to a university degree program in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Program Requirements

This degree may be earned with fewer than the displayed credits as long as the fulfilled course requirements total at least 60 credits.

Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC-A) Requirements

English Composition 6
Humanities and Fine Arts: Art List 3
Biological and Physical Sciences 8
Mathematics 3
Subtotal 20

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
ANT 206 Contemporary Native Americans of the Southwest 3
HIS 122 Tohono O'odham History and Culture 3
HIS 124 History and Culture of the Yaqui People 3
HIS 148 History of Indians of North America 3
HUM 260 Intercultural Perspectives 3
Subtotal 15

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
Second Language Requirement* 16
Electives** 9-13
Subtotal 25-29
Total 60-64

* Completion of a Language course numbered 202.  Bilingual or international students should consult an advisor for exceptions to this requirement. If the Language requirement is satisfied in fewer than 16 credits, complete additional transferable electives to meet the minimum requirement of 60 credit hours.

** Complete 9 - 13 transferable electives.