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American Indian Studies Requirements

To earn a minor in American Indian Studies, a student must complete 18 credits of coursework.

Required courses

  • AIST 401: Contemporary American Indian Issues (3 credits)
  • AIST 422 or ANTH 422: Plateau Indians (3 credits)
  • ENGL 484: American Indian Literature (3 credits)

One of the following (3 credits):

  • AIST 426 or HIST 426: Red Earth White Lies: American Indian History 1840-Present (3 credits)
  • AIST 431 or HIST 431: Stolen Continents, The Indian Story: Indian History to 1840 (3 credits)

Elective courses selected from the following (6 credits):

  • AIST 320: The Celluloid Indian: American Indians in Popular Film (3 credits)
  • AIST 404: Special Topics (3 credits)
  • AIST 411: Native American Architecture (3 credits)
  • AIST 420: Native American Law (3 credits)
  • AIST 421: Native American Natural Resources Law (3 credits)
  • AIST 426 or HIST 426: Red Earth White Lies: American Indian History 1840-Present (3 credits)
  • AIST 431 or HIST 431: Stolen Continents, The Indian Story: Indian History to 1840 (3 credits)
  • AIST 478: Tribal Nation Economics and Law (3 credits)
  • AIST 498: Internship (credits arr)
  • AIST 499: Directed Study (credits arr)
  • ANTH 329: North American Indians (3 credits)
  • ANTH 436: North American Prehistory (3 credits)
  • ANTH 443: Plateau Prehistory (3 credits)
  • NEZP 101: Elementary Nez Perce I (4 credits)
  • NEZP 102: Elementary Nez Perce II (4 credits)
  • SOC 427 or ANTH 427: Racial and Ethnic Relations (3 credits)

Contact Info

Physical Address:
112 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
Interdisciplinary Programs
University of Idaho
Admin. Bldg. 112
P.O. Box 443154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154

Phone: 208-885-6426

Fax: 208-885-8964

Email: class@uidaho.edu

Web: Interdisciplinary Programs

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