The interdepartmental, interfaculty minor in Native American Studies is designed to promote cultural awareness of the unique heritage and significant contributions of the first Americans.

A minimum of 21 credits is required, to be selected from Native American courses listed below; up to 6 credits may be taken in courses listed under related areas below.

NAS193. NAS Selected Topic. 1-3 Credits.

Selected topics courses are regularly scheduled courses that focus on a particular topic of interest. Descriptions are printed in the Schedule of Classes each semester. Selected topics courses may be used as elective credit and may be repeated for credit, provided that the topic of the course changes.

May be repeated for credit

Native American Studies is an interdisciplinary program whose courses are based in a variety of academic areas.  Please refer to the course’s subject code (the first three letters of the course number) to determine where the course is based and where its description will be found.

Subject codes for Native American Studies courses:

ANT – Anthropology
ECO – Economics
HIS – History
SOC – Sociology

ANT303Indians of North America 3
ANT304Ancient Mesoamerica 3
ANT305Cultures of South America3
ANT312North American Archaeology 3
ANT314New York State Archaeology 3
ANT315Historical Archaeology 3
ANT434Archaeological Field School 9
ECO418Economics of Development 3
HIS303The Empire State 3
HIS308Indians of New York State 3
HIS309Indians of the United States 3
HIS310Indians of the Eastern Woodlands 3
HIS321Colonial America 3
SOC220Social Inequality in the United States 3
SOC315Race and Ethnicity 3