USU Eastern Blanding Campus
History Department

 
Certificate of Completion
Native American Studies
Requirements
  • Strongly recommended that core courses be taken first
  • Student must complete twenty-four credits to earn this certificate
  • No more than twelve credits may be completed in any one discipline
  • For a lower division certificate, all credits may be in the 1000-2000 level
  • For an upper division certificate, at least nine credits must be taken at the 3000-4000 level
  • A GPA of 3.0 must be maintained in all courses applied toward the certificate
Core Courses (complete both courses) Credits
ANTH/HIST 2018 Native American History and Culture
3
ENGL 1070 Native American Literature and Philosophy
3
Native American Prehistory (choose at least 1)
ANTH 3300 Archaeology of North America
3
ANTH 3110 North American Indian Cultures
3
ANTH 4110/6110 Southwest Indian Cultures 3
ANTH 5340/6340 Archaeology of the Desert West 3
ANTH 5380/6380 Peopling of the New World 3
Native American History (choose at least 1)
HIST 2720 Navajo History and Culture 3
HIST 2810 History of the American Southwest 3
HIST 3620 Colonial Latin American 3
HIST 4710 American Indian History 3
HIST 4910 Ute History 3
HIST 4910 Indian Military History of American West 3
HIST 6620 Seminar in Native American Studies 3
Contemporary Native America (choose at least 2)
POLS 1200 Native American Government 3
EDUC 1800 Native American Education 3
ENVS 2100 Western Culture and Heritage Tourism 3
POLS 2110 Contemporary Indian Affairs 3
ENVS 1200 Native Americans and the Environment 3
ANTH 3090 Introduction to Shamanism 3
ANTH 2011 Peoples of the Southwest 3
ANTH 4110/6110 Southwest Indian Cultures 3
ENVS 4950/6900 Ethnobotany 3
Native American Language, Art & Literature (choose at least 1)
ARTH 1270 Native American Arts and Crafts 3
NAVJ 1030 Beginning Non-Native Navajo Language (Part 1) 3
NAVJ 2030 Beginning Non-Native Navajo Language (Part 2) 3
ENGL 2340 Navajo Literature and Philosophy 3
ENGL 3620 Native American Studies 3
LING 4910 Native American Languages of the Southwest 3
ENGL 6620 Seminar in Native American Studies 3
Field Experience (choose at least one of the following experiences)
HIST 4880 Workshop or Field Trip 1-3
HIST 4930 Directed Readings 3
ANTH 3380 Archaeology Field Trip 1-3
ANTH 5000/6300 Archaeology Field School 3-5
CHSS 4250 Government/Tribal/Cultural Internship 1-3
Other field experience with approval of NAS Director
Total Credits 24