Native American Studies
Native American Studies Concentration
All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (30 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
NAMS 1110 Introduction to Native American Studies
Additional 27 hours from this list (no more than 9 hours from one department)
ANTH 3220 Peoples and Cultures of Native North America
ANTH 4220 North American Archeology
ANTH 4230 Ethnomedicines in America
ANTH 4260 Topics in Ethnology
ANTH 4920 Special Topics in Anthropology with a focus on Native American Studies
ENGL 2000 Topics: Language in the Minority (1 hour)
ENGL 2470 Native American Literature
ENGL 3100 Native American Literature: Major Figures
ENGL 4180 Major Movements in Contemporary Literature
ENGL 4940 Native American Literature: Advanced
ENGL 4960 Topics in Language and Literature
GERO 4690 Working with Minority Elderly
HIST 4400 History of North American Indians
HIST 4910 Special Topics in History with a focus on Native American Studies
NAMS 4900 Independent Study (1-3 hours)
NAMS 4920 Special Topics in Native American Studies
PSYC 4920 Topics in Psychology: Psychology of Native Women
RELI 3020 Native American Religions
RELI 3030 Shamanism
SOWK 4010 Social Work with Native Americans
SOWK 4040 Working with Minority Elderly (1 hour)
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject. Public Administration is a recommended secondary field.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
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Advising appointments may be made in person, over the phone at 402.554.2370 or online using MavTRACK. DCS does not accept walk-in or same-day advising appointments.
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