B.A., Alaska Native Studies

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Alaska Native Studies B.A.: 120 credits

Concentrations: INDIGENOUS RIGHTS AND ADVOCACYCULTURAL REVITALIZATIONCOMMUNITY RESILIENCY; Multidisciplinary

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
Upper-division Credits 139
Alaska Native Studies Program Requirements
ANS F101Introduction to Alaska Native Studies3
ANS F111XHistory of Colonization in Alaska: The Indigenous Response3
ANS F242XIndigenous Cultures of Alaska 23
ANS F350Cross-cultural Communication: Alaska Perspectives3
ANS F401Cultural Knowledge of Natv Elders3
ANS F478Alaska Native Studies Senior Thesis 33
RD F225Applied Communication Skills3
RD F245Fisheries and Marine Wildlife Development in Rural Alaska3
RD F340Community Research Toolbox3
RD F465Community Healing and Wellness3
RD F474Applied Community Research3
Complete 6 ANS/RD/TM/ANL elective credits6
Concentrations
Complete 15 credits from one of the following concentrations15
Indigenous Rights and Advocacy
Cultural Revitalization
Community Resiliency
Multidisciplinary

Concentrations

Indigenous Rights and Advocacy

Complete the following:
ANS F425Federal Indian Law and Alaska Natives3
ANS F475Alaska Native Social Change3
RD F470The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: Pre-1971 to Present3
Complete an additional 6 credits from Alaska Native studies, rural development, and/or tribal management.

Cultural revitalization

Complete the following:
ANS F329Indigenous Alaska Native Language and Culture Revitalization3
ANS F461Native Ways of Knowing3
RD F425Cultural Resource Issues3
Complete an additional 6 credits from Alaska Native studies, rural development, tribal management, ethnobotany, and/or Alaska Native languages.

Community resiliency

Complete the following:
ANS F325Alaska Native and Comparative Tribal Self-Government3
ANS F458The Politics of Indigenous Identity3
ANS F467Tribal Responses to Violence: Safety, Justice and Advocacy3
Complete an additional 6 credits from Alaska Native studies, rural development, tribal management, fisheries, and/or natural resource management.

MULTIDISCIPLINARY

Complete the following:
Complete 15 credits from two or more existing concentrations. Courses must include at least 9 credits from the required course lists of the existing concentrations as approved by department advisor. 15