Native American Studies, Minor
You choose a minor with your advisor's guidance to complement your major and your personal academic goals. You may be required to complete a minor in a field different than your major.
You may use the same course or courses to meet both liberal studies and minor requirements as long as you meet all requirements for the minor.
This minor was designed to provide students with a multidisciplinary understanding of Native American histories, religions, and cultures throughout the past and present.
Requirements Accordion Open
A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.
To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.
Overview Accordion Closed
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan requirements.
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.
|Minimum Units for Completion||18|
Details Accordion Closed
Take the following 18 units, with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:
- AIS 201, AIS 210, AIS 250, AIS 260, AIS 290, AIS 304, AIS 310, AIS 450, AIS 470, AIS 480
- ANT 205, ANT 303, ANT 306, ANT 351, ANT 406
- ARH 361, LAS 365, ARH 440*
- ENG 345*
- HIS 280, HIS 293, HIS 413
- MUS 365
- NAV 101, NAV 102, NAV 201, NAV 202, NAV 303, NAV 304W
- SOC 315
- Or other courses approved by the department chair
*Special Topics related to Native American Students.
Please note that you cannot take this minor if you are in the Applied Indigenous Studies B.S. For further information, contact your advisor.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.