Degree Requirements


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
  • General Education
Native American Studies Major
Required Core Courses
Anishinaabemowin (Anishinaabe Language)
Capstone (both theoretical and applied)
Native American Studies Electives
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.

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.