Native American Studies Program
Basic Structure of the Program
- Native American Studies is an interdisciplinary program that studies cultures, literature, history, politics and contemporary issues.
- The program offers courses cross-listed with anthropology, history, English, government, and other disciplines, as well as courses for NAS credit only.
- Many courses in NAS are open to all classes with few or no prerequisites.
- NAS offers both a major and a minor, and can be part of a modified major.
Courses for the Student with Little or No Background Who Wants to Explore Native American Studies
- NAS 8: Perspectives in Native American Studies
- NAS 14: The Invasion of America: American Indian History Pre-Contact to 1830 (=HIST 14)
- NAS 25: Indian Country Today
Information for the First-Year Student Who Plans to Pursue the Major or Minor
- The prerequisite course for the major or minor is NAS 8. Students should consult the ORC for further course requirements.
- Students considering a major or minor in NAS should make an appointment to meet with the Chair of NAS, Professor N. Bruce Duthu (N.Bruce.Duthu@Dartmouth.EDU)
- The major and minor is fairly flexible and can accommodate many issues that arise for students who are double majoring or have a complicated D-Plan.
Current Enrollments, Class Size, and Distributives
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