NATV-NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
NATV 1150G. Introduction to Native American Studies
This course surveys the significance of Native American Studies through an inter-disciplinary approach to two areas of academic concentration: Indigenous Learning Communities, and Leadership and Building Native Nations.
- Students will develop a general understanding of the various concentration areas in Native American Studies throughout the United States.
- Students will identify the contributions of various academic disciplines to Native American Studies.
- Students will understand the intricacies and intersections of Indigenous scholarship in Native American Studies.
- Students will articulate the importance of Native American Studies as a stand-alone discipline in academia.
- Students will be able to connect community issues in both Native and Non-Native America to concepts taught in Native American Studies.
NATV 2120. Native American Experience
3 Credits (3)
Introductory survey of Native American History, culture an contemporary issues. Students read literature by and about Native Americans covering a variety of topics including tribal sovereignty, federal policy, activism, economic development, education and community life.
- Apply cultural and historical context to text about Native Americans (by Natives and non-Natives).
- Analyze texts about Native Americans in relation to tribal sovereignty, federal policy, activism, economic development, education and community life.
- Evaluate texts by and about Native Americans from an NAS perspective.