The graduate Certificate in American Indian and Native Studies requires a minimum of 20 s.h. in courses approved for the American Indian and Native Studies Program (AINSP) and numbered 3000 or above (see "Associated Courses" below and AINSP Courses in this section of the Catalog). Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 3.00 in work toward the certificate. They may count a maximum of 6 s.h. of course work from their major field of study toward the AINSP graduate certificate.
Graduate students must apply to the academic coordinator to be admitted to the AINSP graduate certificate program. Students who earned an undergraduate certificate in the program may not receive a graduate certificate.
The Certificate in American Indian and Native Studies requires the following course work.
|AINS:3002/HIST:3202||Introduction to American Indian History and Policy||3|
|AINS:6099||Independent Study Project||2|
|Electives numbered 3000 or above chosen from "Associated Courses" below and courses with the prefix AINS||15|
AINSP accepts the following courses as electives. Although these courses are not offered by AINSP, they are concerned in part with Native North Americans or other indigenous peoples of the Americas. Students may petition the AINSP faculty for permission to use other relevant courses as electives for the graduate certificate.
|ANTH:3265||Archaeology of the Great Plains||3|
|Art and Art History|
|ARTH:3120/LAS:3120||The Art of Ancient Mexico||3|
|ARTH:3990||Topics in Art History (when content is appropriate)||3|
|EPLS:5123||History of Ethnic/Minority Education||3|
|ENGL:3418||Literature and Culture of America Before 1800||3|
|ENGL:3419||Literature and Culture of Nineteenth-Century America||3|
|ENGL:3444||Literatures of the American Peoples||3|
|HIST:4221||The Frontier in American History 1840-Present||3|
|HIST:4510||Colonial Latin America||3|
|Spanish and Portuguese|
|SPAN:3220||Visual Culture: Colonial Spanish America||3|
|SPAN:4330||Colonial Spanish American Literature||3|