Native American Studies - Undergraduate Minor

Students must pass a total of 18 credits of which at least 9 of which must be upper division. ANTH 115 Native Peoples of North America is the required course for the minor. A grade of C- or better must be obtained for each course. Students may count S grades only in courses in which all grades are S/U, and no more than 6 hours of S credit can be accepted. Students may count no more than 9 credits in Anthropology. Please contact the Department of Anthropology regarding the minor.

Requirements
Required Course3
Native Peoples of North America3
Select 15 credits from the following: 115
At least nine credits must be upper division
Native Peoples of the American Southwest3
Contemporary Native Americans (preferred core course)3
Archaeology of the American Southwest3
Magic, Witchcraft and Religion3
Directed Reading1-6
Federal Indian Policy (preferred core course) 23
Native American Intersections in Museums3
Archaeology of the American Southwest3
Special Topics (Decolonizing Methodologies or Indigenous Ways of Knowing)3-6
American Indian Law and Policy (substitutes for Anth 455 Federal Indian Policy)3
American Indian Politics3
Indian Law and Policy3
Native American Philosophy and Spirituality (substitutes for Anth 497 Special Topics)3
Total Credits18
1

Course substitutions require approval of the Director of the Native American Studies minor, Dr. Donald Pepion dpepion@nmsu.edu

2

 Anth 455 Federal Indian Policy is cross listed with Hon 430V Indian Law and Policy.