Native Nations/Indigenous People

Admission to the Program

  1. Students must meet general university admission requirements.
  2. Students in all majors are eligible to participate in this program.

Certificate Requirements (20 units)

  1. SOC 545. Indigenous Peoples (4) or its equivalent as approved by a certificate coordinator.
  2. Eight units chosen from:
    • ANTH 351. Indians of North America (4)
    • ANTH 352. Indian of the Southwest (4)
    • ANTH 577. Internship in Archaeology (4) with approval by a certificate coordinator
    • HIST 371. California Indian History (4)
    • HIST 342. American Indian History (4)
    • HIST 575. Internship in History (4) with approval by a certificate coordinator
    • SOC 525. Indian Nations and Native Americans (4)
    • SOC 590. Indigenous Peoples and Globalization (4)
  3. 3. Electives
    • Eight units chosen from:
    • ANTH 305. North American Prehistory (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
        • ANTH 312. Historical Archaeology (4)
        • HIST 312. Historical Archaeology (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
        • ANTH 314. The Art of Indigenous People (4)
        • ART 314. The Art of Indigenous People (4)
    • ANTH 315. Archaeology of the Southwest and California (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
        • ANTH 323. Native North American Art (4)
        • ART 323. Native North American Art (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
        • ANTH 324. Pre-Columbian Art (4)
        • ART 324. Pre-Columbian Art (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
        • ANTH 375. Museum Methods (4)
        • HIST 375. Museum Methods (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
        • ANTH 376. Exhibit Design (4) when the exhibit is about Native Nations
        • HIST 376. Exhibit Design (4) when the exhibit is about Native Nations
    • ENG 314. American Indian Literature (4)
    • ENG 319. Studies in Literary Diversity (4) when the topic is about Native Nations
    • HIST 316. Archival Practices (4)
    • HIST 318. Museum and Archival Management (4)
    • HIST 326. Historic Preservation (4)
    • SOC 590. World Systems Analysis and Indigenous Peoples (4)

Up to four units of outside coursework may be substituted with the approval of a certificate coordinator.