2021-2023 Catalog

Bachelor of Arts, Native Studies Leadership, Junior-Entry Option

This option is for students entering at the junior level after earning an approved Associate in Arts and Sciences or the equivalent from NWIC or another institution. Students who have completed another type of Associate’s degree should consult with an advisor because additional coursework may be necessary to complete program requirements. Students transferring from another college may apply up to 90 credits toward completion of the program. Students must complete at least 180 credits, 60 of which are at the 300-499 level, in order to graduate.

Prior Credits (90 Credits)

Approved Associate’s degree or transfer degree.

Native Studies Leadership Core Requirements (55 credits)

CSOV 300Cultural Sovereignty Transfer Seminar

5

CSOV 301Indigenous Theory and Methods

5

CSOV 302Indigenous Research

5

CSOV 320Impacts of Colonization

5

CSOV 335Social Justice: Defense of Our Homelands

5

CSOV 410Senior Seminar

5

CSOV 490Honoring Traditional Leadership

5

CSOV 499ASenior Project: Rebuilding our Nations

5

CSOV 499BSenior Project: Rebuilding our Nations

5

NESC 310Native Science

5

POLS 350Native Governments and Politics

5

CSOV 300: Students who have completed CSOV 101 or the equivalent at NWIC or another institution need to enroll in 5 credits of upper-division coursework in place of CSOV 300.

Electives (35 credits)

A maximum of 11 credits numbered 100-299. Choose elective courses in consultation with a faculty advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 180