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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.
Additional information about the undergraduate certificate in American Indian Studies may be obtained from ethnic studies Plaza Building, Suite 102
Faculty Advisor: Professor Faye Caronan email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- This is an on-online program.
Declaring This Certificate
- Please contact the certificate faculty advisor.
These program requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their American Indian Studies advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.
Students must satisfy all requirements as outlined below and by the department offering the certificate.
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- Students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours from the approved courses below.
- Students must complete a minimum of 12 upper-division (3000-level and above) credit hours taken from the approved courses.
- Students must earn a minimum grade of C- (1.7) in all courses that apply to the certificate 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. Courses taken using P+/P/F or S/U grading cannot apply to certificate requirements.
- Students must complete all credit hours applying to the certificate with CU Denver faculty.
|Complete all of the following courses:||12|
|American Indian Cultural Images|
|History of the American Indian|
or ETST 3840
|Independent Study: ETST|
Contact faculty advisor for placement in the community.
To learn more about the Student Learning Outcomes for this program, please visit our Ethnic Studies Learning Outcomes page.