NAS Minor Requirements


The Native American Studies Minor Requirements:

Students must successfully complete at least 18 hours of courses, including at least 12 hours at the upper-division level.  The following specific requirements must be met:

Foundations (Two courses, 6 hours)

  • NAS 2003 - Foundations in Native American Studies
  • NAS 4803 - American Indian Federal Law and Policy

One course from each of the following three groups: see check sheet

Contemporary Issues (One course, 3 hours)

  • NAS 3693 - Special Topics
  • NAS 4123 - Contemporary Issues in Native American Studies
  • NAS 4833 - American Indian Health Issues & Concerns
  • NAS 4913 - American Indian Education Policy & Development
  • NAS 4933 - Introduction to Tribal Economic Development

Humanities and Fine Arts (One course, 3 hours)

  • NAS 3333 - Native American Film
  • NAS 4693 - Contemporary Native American Artist
  • NAS 4893 - Contemporary Native American Artist II
  • NAS 4973 - Contemporary Native American Artist III
  • NAS 4993 - Understanding Native American Art of Today
  • ANTH 3713 - Native American Artistic Traditions
  • ENGL 2733 - American Indian Lit., Early & Traditional
  • ENGL 2743 - American Indian Lit., Modern

Cultural Heritage and Historical Perspectives (One course, 3 hours)

  • NAS 3113 - Native American Philosophy
  • NAS 4023 - Native Cultural Aesthetics & the Heritage Industry
  • NAS 4303 - Oklahoma Tribal History
  • NAS 4313 - Tribal Historic Preservation
  • NAS 4323 - Indigenous Archaeology

One additional course from any of the three groups above or from the following:

  • ANTH 1613, ANTH 2613, ANTH 3743, ANTH 4663, ANTH 4673, ANTH 4693
  • A HI 3803, A HI 4803, A HI 4823
  • ENGL 3253, ENGL 3353, ENGL 4343
  • HIST 1543, HIST 3430 (approved topic), HIST 3633, HIST 3643, HIST 3703
  • NAS 3693

A detailed check sheet on NAS minor requirements can be found here:: NAS Minor