Prepare to thrive in a diverse world through study of the cultures and experiences of Native Americans.
Supplement your education with a minor in American Indian Studies by understanding the culture, perspectives and history of Indigenous peoples.
- Program type:
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 years
- Credit hours:
Why minor in American Indian studies?
With a minor in American Indian Studies at UND, you'll learn to think critically, communicate effectively and apply your knowledge in complex situations — skills that are essential in nearly every career today. You'll gain a critical understanding of:
- Native cultures, experiences and histories
- The importance of Native voices and perspectives
- The wide variety of Native experiences through history and today
You'll join a close-knit group of students and faculty who are deeply engaged in research and service to the community — and you'll prepare for a dynamic career in a diverse world.
American Indian Studies at UND
Engage in research through independent study courses.
Take on a real-world internships and get involved in service learning.
Join the UND Indian Association and participate in activities like a film festival and an annual week-long series of events centering on the American Indian experience.
Form connections with dedicated faculty and receive guidance to help you achieve your academic and professional goals.
Learn to promote and encourage communication about culture as a member of the Indian Studies Association.
Gain specific knowledge about how your field relates to indigenous peoples and their situations.
American Indian Studies Courses You Could Take
Become a Leader in Action
Learn to promote cultural diversity and traditions through coursework and campus events.