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Native American Studies (NASX)


NASX 094 PCE Non-Credit NASX Course

CEUs: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Non-credit professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide condensed coursework to meet the needs of working students and professionals. These courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and are transcribed on the student's continuing education transcript.

NASX 105 Introduction to Native American Studies

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S, Su)

Core Class: Cultural Diversity and History

A survey of traditional and contemporary American Indian cultures, the historical development of the unique relationship between the federal government and Indian nations, and current issues among Indian peoples.

NASX 204 Intro to NA Beliefs & Philsphy

Credits: 3

Term: (F based on sufficient demand, S, Su)

Core Class: Cultural Diversity

This course will examine, explore, and describe selected Native American religious systems focusing on origins, world views, religious beliefs, traditions and ceremonies, sacred songs and dance, and the way they have been affected by western civilization. A major focus will be on the Northern Plains People.

NASX 232 MT Ind Cltrs/Hstry/Iss (=332)

Credits: 3

Term: (Currently not offered)

Core Class: Cultural Diversity

This course focuses on the interactions of Montana’s American Indians in socioeconomic structures based on historical and current perspectives including cultural world views, religion, reservations, treaties, vested rights, sovereignty, contemporary tribal governments, and socioeconomic problems.

NASX 240 Native American Lit (=to 340)

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

Core Class: Cultural Diversity

This course will explore Native American Literature, especially the poetry, novels and fiction written in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Myths, legends, and songs from the oral tradition will be examined where relevant. Students will also learn the rudiments of a literary vocabulary.