Course Descriptions

Native American Studies

* NASX 105 Introduction to Native American Studies

[formerly NAMS 181 Introduction to Native American Studies]

3 cr.  Covers the scope and concepts of American Indian Studies.  Provides a general overview of Indian culture, sociology, values, and history from both a national and regional perspective.  Considers the interaction between Indian and non-Indian cultures.



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* NASX 205 Native Americans in Contemporary Society

[formerly NAMS 211 Social Issues of the Native American]

3 cr.  Analytical and evaluative examination of the sociology of Native Americans.  Emphasis on the issues raised by the interface of the Native American culture and values with the majority cultures of the United States, including problem areas such as alcoholism, alienation, education, health, crime, and intercultural relations.