Degree Requirements

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Native American Studies Major

NAS majors must achieve a GPA of 2.25 or higher in all major required courses.

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  • Total Credits Required for Degree
    122
  • General Education
    30-40
Native American Studies Major
42
Required Core Courses
18
Anishinaabemowin (Anishinaabe Language)
4
Capstone (both theoretical and applied)
8
Native American Studies Electives
12
Choose twelve credits from below with at least eight credits at the 300 level or above.
EN 430 Major Authors * (3-4 cr.)
MU 325 World Music * (4 cr.) [HUME]
All courses with NAS prefix not already included in required courses.

Minor
20-24
Choose any minor except the following; the Native American Studies minor or the Native American Community Services minor.

Special topics courses, directed studies and course substitutions with significant Native American subject matter from other academic areas may be added with NAS Faculty Affairs Committee and department head approval prior to offering the course.

*Course with variable content. Credit only applies when there is primarily Native American subject matter.

**Transfer students seeking a NAS major or late add-on NAS majors may substitute another two-credit NAS course in place of this freshmen seminar with the approval of the CNAS Faculty Affairs curriculum subcommittee.