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Minor Requirements

Student is required to take 24 semester credits, including


AIS 101 - Introduction to American Indian History & Cultures (3 credits)
AIS 102 - Introduction to American Indian Expressive Cultures  (3 credits)

18 ELECTIVE CREDITS to be selected from the following CORE COURSES:

AIS 111 - Studies in American Indian Languages I
AIS 112 - Studies in American Indian Languages II
AIS 142 - Introduction to American Indian Literature
AIS 161 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
AIS 240 - American Indian History
AIS 242 - The American Indian in Literature and Film
AIS 250 - American Indian Politics
AIS 291 - Special Topics
AIS 314 - Ojibwe Language Camps
AIS 322 - Native Geographies
AIS 324 - Native Art of the Americas
AIS 325 - North American Indians
AIS 330 - Indigenous Religions of the Americas
AIS 335 - Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico &  Central America
AIS 337 - Art of Tawantinsuyo
AIS 345 - American Indian Autobiography
AIS 346 - Major Works in American Indian Literature
AIS 374 - Ojibwe Women, Eco-feminism, and Botanical Knowledge
AIS 395 - Directed Studies
AIS 399 - Independent Study
AIS 444- Theory and Methodologies in American Indian Studies
AIS 468 - Studies in American Indian History
AIS 482 - Wisconsin Indian History
AIS 491 - Special Topics
AIS 498 - Internship
AIS 499 - Independent Study Seminars and special topic courses dealing with American Indians will also be given consideration for credit.

Students should consult the following program adviser to plan a schedule of classes and to receive information on new courses and updates in program requirements.

"The AIS program made me aware of how Native American voices have not been allowed into their own histories, and how that is being changed today by "Native American scholars"


-Bob Bell, teaching at UW-Eau Claire