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Requirements for the Minor in American Indian Studies Program

Interdisciplinary Studies
804 Maytum Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph: 716-673-3173

Required: 21 credit hours from the following, beginning with Introduction to Ethnicity and Race (HIST 220). Students declaring a minor may use past courses retroactively after consultation with the coordinator.

NOTE:  Requirements may differ according to date of enrollment.

Required Course (3 credit hours):
INDS 220/HIST 220     Intro. to Ethnicity and Race

Core Courses: (9 credit hours)
INDS 105                   Introduction to American Indian Studies
Minors must take one course in both Literature and History.

ENGL 242/INDS 242    Introduction to American Indian Literature

History: One course from the following choices:
HIST 282                   Pre-Columbian and Colonial Latin America
HIST 283                   Revolution and Reform in Latin America
HIST 289                   Comparative North America
HIST 325                   Colonial America
HIST 356                   American Indian History
HIST 358                   Twentieth Century American Indian Issues
HIST 380                   Pre-Columbian/Colonial Mexico
HIST 381                   Mexico in the Modern World

Electives (6 credit hours):
ANTH 321                 Anthropology of Indian America
ANTH 350                 Prehistory of North America (Special Topics)
ART 229                   American Indian Art Studio I
SOC 316                  Minority Groups
Credited with approval from coordinator:
EDU 305                  Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in the Classroom
EDU 313                  Cultural and Linguistic Diversity - Field Experience
HIST 340                 The Western Movement

Proposed courses include American Indian Literature in Translation, American Indian Poetry, and American Indian in Film.

Capstone Course: (3 credit hours)

INDS 404 Independent Study
INDS 492 American Indian Studies Internship

Courses offered as Special Topics can be credited toward the minor with approval from coordinator of the American Indian Studies minor.

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