American Indian Studies

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 8.04k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 18k / Academic year(s)  
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Description

The American Indian Studies Program at SDSU focuses on the contemporary and historical significance of American Indian peoples and offers an inter-disciplinary approach to the study of American Indian lives, cultures, and histories. Courses from wide-ranging fields provide a broad base for understanding and appreciation of indigenous Americans in our ever-changing global community.

Major

The major in American Indian Studies requires completion of 32 credit hours of required courses and 23 credit hours of electives. New courses to be offered are: Indigenous Feminisms, Education and Native Peoples. The Formation of Federal Indian Policy.

Minor

The minor in American Indian Studies requires completion of a minimum of 10 credit hours of required courses and 10 credit hours of electives.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline June for Fall semester; November for Spring semester Tuition fee
  • USD 8036 Year (National)
  • USD 18044 Year (International)
Start date January,September 2015 Languages Take an IELTS test
  • English
Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Required Courses

  • Introduction to American Indian Studies
  • Formation of Federal Indian Policy
  • Topics
  • American Indian Literature
  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Introductory Lakota I
  • Indians of North America
  • or History and Culture of the American Indian

Elective Courses:

  • Introduction to American Indian Studies
  • Literature of American West
  • History and Culture of the American Indian
  • American Indian Government and Politics
  • Indians of North America
  • American Indian Literature

English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 5.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 500 TOEFL iBT® test : 61

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Requirements

  • Applicants should have an above average academic record at least equivalent to a "B-" average (2.60 out of 4.00), or be in the top 60% of their class with suitable academic preparation for the intended major.
  • The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), while not required, is encouraged and strongly recommended for freshman applicants. Students who graduated from U.S. high schools must submit an SAT score.
  • Academic Transcripts need to be originals or official certified true copies. If your transcripts are not in English, certified true translations must be attached. All upper secondary school-level work need to be demonstrated through your transcripts. It is common for applicants to submit transcripts prior to completion of their final year of secondary school. If you must submit transcripts prior to completion, please indicate your expected graduation date.
  • Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

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