Aug 11, 2022  
2022-23 Western Washington University Catalog 
    
2022-23 Western Washington University Catalog

American Indian Studies Minor


American Cultural Studies Program, University Interdisciplinary Programs

25 credits (minimum)

Introduction

The minor in American Indian studies is designed to provide students with in-depth study of the cultures and traditions, histories, and arts of Indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere. The minor is recommended for students who plan to collaborate with American Indians in research, educational, environmental, creative, and political projects. The concentration is interdisciplinary and allows students to combine it with many major designations.

For more information contact Dr. Dolores Calderón, American Indian Studies Minor advisor, or Lourdes Gutiérrez Nájera, Director of the American Cultural Studies program.

Why Consider an American Indian Studies Minor?

The American Indian Studies Minor is for students wanting an in-depth study of the cultures and traditions, histories and arts of Indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere. The minor is recommended for students who plan to collaborate with American Indians in research, educational, environmental, creative and political projects.

 Contact Information

Co-Program Director
Dr. Dolores Calderón
Fairhaven 335
360-650-2880
calderm2@wwu.edu

Co-Program Director
Dr. Lourdes Gutiérrez Nájera
Academic Instructional Center 312
360-650-2553
gutierl2@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

 

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

 

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.