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Minor Requirements

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Completion of the minor requires twenty-one units of credit, fifteen of which must be upper-division courses, and twelve of which must be completed at CSUSM.  Courses must be completed with a grade of C or better to count toward the minor.

One course must be an internship AIS 498, approved by the American Indian studies Coordinator, which brings the student into direct contact with the American Indian community. AIS 380 may also be used as an elective. With consent of the AIS program coordinator; as many as six units of independent Study (AIS 390) may be counted toward the minor.

  1. 21 Units Total
  2. 15 must be upper division AIS courses
  3. 12 units must be completed at CSUSM
  4. 1 course must be internship AIS 498 or relevant discipline equivalent
  5. 1 American Indian Studies Elective

American Indian Studies Minor

I. Core Coursework (3 units)

II. Primary Coursework (15 units).

Select (5) courses from:     

III.  American Indian Studies Electives and Internships (3 units).

Select (1) course from:

IV.  Internship (3 units)

Total Units: 21

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