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American Indian Studies


*** Program Inactivated ***

This degree has been inactivated. 
No new students are being accepted into this degree program.

Interested students should consider selecting the 
Ethnic, Gender and Transborder Studies program.

Learn more about the cultures, histories, and issues facing Native Americans. 

Program/Major Codes: AOAAMRINDSTU/AIS

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Entry-level employment with American Indian cultural or social services agencies, including tribal agencies.

Academic Options: Transfer to a university degree program in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Program Requirements   2017-2018


Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC-A) Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

English Composition 6
Humanities and Fine Arts: Art List 3
Biological and Physical Sciences 8
Mathematics 3
Subtotal 20

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
AIS/HIS 122 Tohono O'odham History and Culture 3
AIS/HIS 124 History and Culture of the Yaqui People 3
AIS/ANT/HIS 148 History of Indians of North America 3
AIS/ANT 206 Contemporary Native Americans of the Southwest 3
HUM 260 Intercultural Perspectives 3
Subtotal 15

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
Second Language Requirement** 16
Electives*** 9-13
Subtotal 25-29
Total 60-64

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Humanities and Social Science - AIS/ANT 206 fulfills 3 credits of this requirement,  complete a course from the Art list. Social and Behavioral Sciences - AIS/HIS 124 and HUM 260  fulfill this and the I, C, and G requirements.

** Completion of a Language course numbered 202, fourth-semester level or ASL 202. (Bilingual or international students should consult an advisor or counselor concerning exceptions to this requirement.) If a student satisfies the Language requirement in fewer than 16 credits, additional credit hours of transferable electives must be completed to meet the minimum associate degree requirement of 60 credit hours.

*** Complete 9 - 13 transferable electives.