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A.B. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
16-24
Native American Studies 1; 10 or 12 8
One or two courses from: Native American Studies 5, 12, 32, 33, 34 4-8
One or two courses from: African American and African Studies 12, 52, Anthropology 2, 20, 24, Asian American Studies 1, 2, 4, Chicana/o Studies 10, 21, 23, Comparative Literature 25, Community and Regional Development 2, Environmental Science and Policy 10, History 7A, 7B, 7C 17A, Linguistics 1, Religious Studies 90, Technocultural Studies 2 4-8
Depth Subject Matter
24
Native American Studies 130A, 130B or 130C, 157, and 180 or 135 12
Three course from: Native American Studies 101, 107, 108, 115, 119, 122, 125, 130A, 130B, 130C, 133A, 133B, 135, 146, 161, 162, 180, 181A, 181B, 181C, 185, 188, 191 12
Note: If a course is counted for either Plans I, II, or III (below), it cannot also be counted as part of the 24 units of Depth Subject Matter.
Areas of Specialization (complete one plan)
Plan IóNorth American Emphasis
20
Native American Studies 107 or 108 4
Two courses from: Native American Studies 101, 115, 119, 122, 125, 130A, 130B, 130C, 135, 146, 161, 162, 181A, 181B, 181C, 185, 188, 191 8
One course from: American Studies 100, Anthropology 103, 136, 172, 173, 175, 176, African American and African Studies 100, 107B, 145B, 152, 153, 163, 172, 176, 181, Asian American Studies 102, 112, 115, 121, Chicana/o Studies 100, 110, Sociology 128, Women's Studies
102, 160, 162, 170, 178F, 180, 182 4
One other upper division Native American Studies course, selected in consultation with adviser 4
Plan IIóMexico-Central America Emphasis
20
Native American Studies 107, 133 or 133B 8
Two courses from: American Studies 100, History110A, 160, 165, 166A, 166B, African American and African Studies 107A, 180, Anthropology 144, Chicana/o Studies 111, 112, 125S, 130, 135S, 147S, Native American Studies 122, 133A, 184 (Study Abroad), 185, Political Science 143B, Sociology 158, Spanish 177 8
One course from: Art History 151, Native American Studies 181B, 181C, or, if student's work is specifically focused upon a Meso-American language or topic, from Native American Studies 188, 191 4
Plan IIIóSouth American Emphasis
20
Two courses from Native American Studies 107, 110A, 110B, 110C, 110D, 120 (Study Abroad) 8
Two courses from: African American and African Studies 107A, 155A, 163, 180, Anthropology 103, 144, 175, History 162, 165, Political Science 143A, Sociology 104, Spanish 170 170S, 171, 171S (Summer Abroad 8
One course from History 163B, 164, 167, Political Science 143A 4
Total Units for the Major
60-68
Major Adviser. Z. Mendoza
Major Advising. All new and prospective Native American Studies majors are encouraged to see the Student Affairs Officer individually, once per year, at minimum.

Minor Program Requirements:

The Native American Studies minor provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the Native experience in the Americas through coursework in history, literature, art, performance, languages, values, philosophy, religion, current events, political economy, and environment.  
 
UNITS
Native American Studies
24
Native American Studies 1 or 10 or 12 4
Five upper division courses, at least one of which is chosen from each of the following groups 20
Ethno-History: Native American Studies 130A, 130B, 130C, or 133B,
Philosophy and Values: Native American Studies 107, 108, 110A, 110B, 110C, 110D, 157, 180.
Politics and Current Affairs: Native American Studies 115, 118, 119, 120, 122, 161, 162, 191.
Art and Literature: Native American Studies 101, 125, 181A, 181B, 181C, 184, 185.
One other upper division course selected in consultation with adviser.
Study Off Campus. Majors have the option of spending one to three quarters elsewhere in the Americas or on or near a reservation as part of the fulfillment of the Area of Specialization. Each studentís plan must be approved by the studentís adviser and by the chairperson and may fulfill from 12 to 20 of the 28 units required for the emphasis. The courses or field internship taken elsewhere must be focused upon indigenous peoples or indigenous languages and the institution of study shall be located in an area with substantial indigenous population. Students must have upper division standing and, for Plan I, course 107 or the equivalent should have been completed; for Plan II, courses 107 and 133 should have been completed; and for Plan III, courses 107 and 120 should have been completed prior to departure. Several options may be used for receiving academic credit, including course 195. The department strongly encourages students to participate in the UC Education Abroad Program or Short-Term Programs Abroad.
Graduate Study. The Department offers a program of study leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Native American Studies, as well as a designated emphasis in Native American Studies for graduate students in approved programs. Further information regarding graduate study may be obtained at the Department office and at Graduate Studies.
Graduate Advisers. Elisabeth Rose Middleton
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