University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Minor in Native American and Indigenous Studies

North America Studies

The study of Native American and Indigenous cultures, politics, governments, and identities in North and South America, and throughout the world. This minor will also address important themes, theories, and concepts that are central to the field of Native American and Indigenous Studies.

Degree Plan

Required Courses:
NAIS 2300Intro to Indigenous Studies3
NAIS 4301Capstone in NAIS3
Free Electives
Select 12 hours from the Following:
HIST 3323American Indian History3
HIST 3390History, Special Topics3
ANTH 3309Mesoamerican Cultures3
ANTH 3319Indig Cultures of Latin Amer3
ANTH 3320Indig Cultures of North Amer3
ANTH 3321Indians of the Southwest3
SOCI 3320Indig Cultures of North Amer3
ARTH 3340Art of the United States3
POLS 3324
HIST 3323American Indian History3
NAIS 4350NAIS Special Topics3