Native American Studies Minor Only


Native American Studies offers students an opportunity to learn about Native American cultures, literature, history, arts, values, lifeways, spirituality, and social and political institutions. Our program has a long-standing tradition of activism on contemporary issues and includes a focus on urban Indian issues, providing students with the opportunity to engage in meaningful community-based research.

Minors Offered

Native American Studies Minor

Other information

All coursework taken for the Native American Studies minor must be completed with a grade of “C“ or better.

Students may also elect an Interdisciplinary major with an emphasis in Native American Studies (through the College of Arts and Sciences). The program should be initiated by the beginning of the junior year.


Native American Studies Director, Dr. Dennis J Smith

Arts and Sciences Hall 287C