Native American Studies Minor

Mission

Native American studies offers students an opportunity to learn about Native American cultures, literature, history, arts, values, lifeways, spirituality, and social and political institutions. Our program has a long-standing tradition of activism on contemporary issues and includes a focus on urban Indian issues, providing students with the opportunity to engage in meaningful community-based research.

Minors Offered

Native American studies minor

Other Information

All coursework taken for the Native American studies minor must be completed with a grade of “C“ or better.

Students may also elect an interdisciplinary major with an emphasis in Native American studies (through the College of Arts and Sciences). The program should be initiated by the beginning of the junior year.

Contact

Beth Ritter, PhD, Native American Studies Director
402.554.3376
britter@unomaha.edu

Website

Requirements

Native American Studies (NAS) currently offers an interdisciplinary minor. The NAS minor requires 18 credit hours, of which 12 must be 3000 and/or 4000 level.

NAMS 1100INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES3
Any course approved for credit in the Native American Studies program3
At least 12 hours of 3000 and/or 4000 level courses approved for credit in the Native American Studies program12
Total Credits18