Native American Studies Minor

Mission

Native American Studies offers students an opportunity to learn about Native American cultures, literatures, histories, 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 to pursue a Native American Studies concentration (30 hours) through the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies program (College of Public Affairs and Community Service). This program should be initiated by the beginning of the junior year.

Contact

Beth R. Ritter, Ph.D., Native American Studies Director
402.554.3376
britter@unomaha.edu

Website

Requirements

The Native American Studies minor requires 15 credit hours, a minimum 9 hours must be 3000 and/or 4000 level.  Introduction to Native American Studies (NAMS 1100) is required.

NAMS 1100INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES3
At least 12 hours of courses approved for credit in the Native American Studies Program. (9 must be 3000 and/or 4000 level.)12
Total Credits15