Jan 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

American Indian Studies Certificate

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A 12-credit online program with opportunities in American Indian related internships.

This certificate is designed to appeal to undergraduate students with a background in any major. The certificate is also targeted to nondegree-seeking professionals. Courses will examine historical and contemporary tribal experiences. Students will be encouraged to think critically about the stereotypes of American Indians and tribal governments. A certificate in American Indian Studies offers students an enduring intellectual base to understand both the foundations of America and diversity among tribes with different languages, histories, and cultures. The courses provide students the opportunity to encounter theories posited by a rich history of American Indian intellectuals.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-online program.

General Requirements

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Certificate Requirements

  1. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours from the approved courses below.
  2. Students must complete a minimum of 12 upper-division (3000-level and above) credit hours taken from the approved courses.
  3. Students must earn a minimum grade of B- (2.7) in all certificate courses taken at CU Denver and must achieve a minimum cumulative certificate GPA of 2.0. All graded attempts in required and elective courses are calculated in the certificate GPA. Students cannot complete certificate or ancillary course requirements as pass/fail.
  4. Students must complete all credit hours applying to the certificate with CU Denver faculty.

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