Degree plans

The curriculum in the Applied Indigenous Studies (AIS) major covers tribal histories and cultures, federal policies, and contemporary reservation conditions. Through classroom education and traditional tribal knowledge, you will gain the tools you need to work effectively within indigenous tribal communities.

So what can I do with an AIS degree?

Here are some career examples from past graduates:

  • coordinator of communications on reservations
  • tribal enterprises
  • museum/exhibit specialists
  • graduate school

We offer two AIS bachelor’s degrees:

We offer three AIS minors: