- Offered as:
The American Indian studies minor and certificate address the history, culture, and present-day experience of America's native peoples, drawing on the University's expertise in anthropology, comparative ethnic studies, history, music, and art.
- Signature courses and program information
Both the minor and certificate in American Indian studies require 18 semester hours of course credit, including a 9-credit core from anthropology, comparative ethnic studies, and history.
The core courses are:
- Native Peoples of North America
- Introduction to Indigenous Studies
- North American Indian History, Precontact to Present
See the WSU Catalog for detailed course requirements and talk with your academic advisor about planning and scheduling your courses. All students must meet requirements as outlined in the catalog in order to graduate.
- Scholarships and financial aid
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Complete the Washington State University general scholarship application and the FAFSA to ensure your eligibility for the widest range of scholarships and need-based financial aid.
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