American Indian Studies 4 Year Plan

American Indian Studies - Non-Teaching: 4-YEAR PLAN
All AIS majors require a minor of your choice, which is not included in the plan, but needs to be considered. The AIS major requires 37 total credit hours, 19 required core and 18 elective credits. Please note that most AIS courses are cross-listed.


FRESHMAN YEAR

Fall Semester
Choose 1 or 2: AIS/HIST 257 Early American Indian History & Culture (gen ed)
AIS/LAKL 101 Introductory Lakota I (gen ed)
AIS/ARTH 251 American Indian Art History (gen ed)
OR
AIS/ENGL 214 Intro to American Indian Literature (gen ed)

Spring Semester
Choose one or two:
AIS 257 Early American Indian History & Culture
OR
AIS/ENGL 214 Intro to American Indian Literature (offered every Fall)
Suggested electives:
AIS/LAKL 102 Introductory Lakota II
AIS/ENGL 215 American Indian Oral Literature


SOPHOMORE YEAR

Fall Semester
Choose one or two:
AIS/HIST 257 Early American Indian History & Culture
AIS/LAKL 101 Introductory Lakota I
AIS/ARTH 251 American Indian Art History
OR
AIS/ENGL 214 Intro to American Indian Literature

Spring Semester
AIS//HIST 369 Modern American Indian History & Culture


JUNIOR YEAR

Fall Semester
AIS/SOC 444 Siouan Tribal Culture
AIS/POLS 417 American Indian Government & Politics

Spring Semester
AIS//HIST 369 Modern American Indian History & Culture


SENIOR YEAR

Fall Semester
AIS/POLS 417 American Indian Government & Politics
AIS/SOC 444 Siouan Tribal Culture

Spring Semester
AIS/SOC 422 Issues in Contemporary Indian Life


Electives:

AIS/LAKL 102 Introductory Lakota II
AIS/ENGL 115 American Indian Oral Literature (gen ed)
AIS/ART 143 Traditional Lakota Arts
AIS/LAKL 201 Intermediate Lakota I
AIS/LAKL 202 Intermediate Lakota II
AIS/ENGL 214 Introduction to American Indian Literature (gen ed)
AIS/SOC 225 American Indian Women
AIS/ENGL 256 Literature of American West
AIS 355 American Indian Psychology (PSYC 465)
AIS 460 American Indian Philosophy
AIS/SOC 454 Indian Community Organization & Development
AIS 491 Independent Study
AIS 492 Topics
AIS 493 Workshop
AIS 494 Internship (SS)
INED 411 South Dakota Indian Studies
AIS/ENGL/HIST 490 Seminar


* Please refer to the course rotation guide located under the Registration and Records link at www.BHSU.edu to determine when courses are offered.

Key:
*Fall Only Classes
** Spring Only Classes