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To complete the minor in Native American Studies, the student must take the core course, plus five of the following electives.

No more than two courses counted toward the Native American Studies minor may be counted toward the student's major. Courses counted toward the Native American Studies minor must come from at least two different academic departments. Students must receive a C or better in all NAST courses.

Core Course:

ANTH 205 Introduction to Native American Studies



ANTH 305 Peoples and Cultures of Native North America
ANTH 312 Contemporary Native Americans
ANTH 333 Origins of New World Cities and States
ANTH 336 North American Prehistory
ANTH 420 Museum Anthropology
ANTH 432 Prehistory of Illinois
HIST 423a Native Americans Before 1492 to 1840
HIST 423b Native Americans 1840 to present
HIST 430 American Colonial History
HIST 450 Native American Women
HIST 451 Native Americans Encounter Lewis and Clark
IS 305 Native American Studies
PHIL 337 American Indian Thought


Sequoyah was Cherokee, creator of the Cherokee alphabet.
Plate 13, Thomas L. McKenney & James Hall, History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
: F.W. Greenough, 1838-1844. (www.

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