American Indian Studies (AMIS)

AMIS 2013 Introduction to American Indian Studies (D)

Description: This course is designed to present an indigenous perspective to explore both the historical and contemporary issues facing Native American people. The course examines the history and development of American Indian Studies as an academic discipline and provides an introduction to the field of employing a broad interdisciplinary approach. A range of topics are covered, including Native history, sociology, art/culture, literature, geography, law, and entrepreneurship.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Arts & Science

General Education and other Course Attributes: Diversity

AMIS 3713 Native American Entrepreneurship (D)

Description: Analysis and presentation of economic issues specific to American Indian tribes, business enterprises, and entrepreneurial ventures in Indian country- emphasizing the important distinction of American Indians as sovereign nations. This course offers a wide variety of opportunities for learning, including in-class exercises, class projects, and American Indian guest speakers with a range of business backgrounds and entrepreneurial experience (e.g., tribal and private enterprises). Previously offered as EEE 3713.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Psychology

General Education and other Course Attributes: Diversity

AMIS 4013 American Indian Sovereignty (D)

Description: Critically analyzes historical and contemporary experiences of American Indians in society. Examines the importance of tribal sovereignty for the socio-political, cultural, and religious rights of Native people. Federal Indian law provides a context for understanding historical indigenous experience and informs understanding of the Native American perspective. Explores contemporary sovereignty issues and proposed solutions that impact American Indians in relation to broader American culture.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Dean Of Arts & Science

General Education and other Course Attributes: Diversity