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For current semester course offerings, see the Schedule of Classes on the Registrar's website.

Summer 2017

Indigenous Studies Courses

ISP 504            Literature of Social Justice  (held at the Edwards campus)  
ISP 804 Special Topics: Literature of Social Justice (held at the Edwards campus)
ISP 804 Special Topics: Culturally Responsive Early Literacy Instruction
ISP 806 Directed Readings
ISP 807 Internship in Indigenous Studies  
ISP 898 Master's Non-Thesis
ISP 899 Master's Thesis

Fall 2017

Indigenous Studies Courses

ISP 504 Topics in Indigenous Studies: Rituals: Sports, Games & Play
ISP 504 Topics in Indigenous Studies: Structure of Kiowa
ISP 504 Topics in Indigenous Studies: Native/Indigenous Film & Media
ISP 551 Foodways: Native North American
ISP 673 Environmental Justice (held at the Edwards campus)
ISP 800 Indigenous Issues in the United States
ISP 806 Special Topics: Native/Indigenous Film & Media
ISP 806 Directed Readings
ISP 807 Internship in Indigenous Studies
ISP 824 Federal Indian Law
ISP 871 Community Health and Development
ISP 898 Masters' Non-Thesis
ISP 899 Master's Thesis

Other graduate-level courses offered in Fall 2017 that count toward the ISP M.A. include MUSE 801 Nature of Museums, HIST 883 Ethnohistory of the Americas, and HUM 500/ENGL 590 Studies in Digital Humanities.

The Indigenous Studies program encourages undergraduate students to take at least one course at Haskell Indian Nations University through the Haskell-KU Exchange. Please check http://www.haskell.edu/ for updated course offerings.

ISP Minor Approved Courses 

ANTH 379 / LAA 334 / LAA 634 Indigenous Traditions Latin Am
ANTH 410 Archaeological Myths & Realities
ANTH 501 Topics: Contemporary Central America & Mexico
ANTH 506 Ancient Amer Civilization: Mesoamerica
ANTH 508 Ancient Amer Civilization: Central Andes
ANTH 562 / LAA 302 / LAA 602 Mexamerica
ANTH 603 Shamanism Past and Present
ENGL 571 American Indian Literature
FMS 410 Race, Class & Gender Visual Culture
FMS 592 Documentary Film and Video
GEOG 370 Introduction to Cultural Geography
GEOG 395 Environmental Issues of: The Wakarusa Wetlands
GEOG 570 Geography of American Indians
GEOG 571 / LAA 602 Topics in Cultural Geography: Indigenous Latin American People & Lands
GEOG 571 Topics: Indigenous Cartographies
HIST 128 History of the US through Civil War
HIST 331 Atlantic Societies, 1450-1800
HIST 353 Indigenous Peoples of North America
ISP 101 / HWC 300 Intro Indigenous Nations Studies
ISP 305 / ENG 305 World Indigenous Literatures
ISP 330 / REL 330 Native American Religions
ISP 331 / REL 331 Native American Religions, Honors
ISP 335 / HWC 335 Introduction to Indigenous Studies
ISP 350/HIST 352/HWC 350 American Indians Since 1865
ISP 490 / HWC 490 Roots of Federal Indian Policy
ISP 504 / EVRN 542 / ANTH 582 Ethnobotany
ISP 504 / GEOG 574 Exploring Oceania
ISP 504 / HIST 510 / HWC 500 Foodways: Latin America
ISP 504 / HIST 510 / HWC 500 Foodways: North America
ISP 504 / LING 575 Structure of Kiowa
ISP 530 Indigenous Food and Health
ISP 601/801 GEOG 601/801 Indigenous Peoples of the World
ISP 614 Decolonizing Narratives
LING 441 Field Methods Linguistic Description
LING 447 North American Indian Languages  
LING 575 / LAA 602 Kaqchikel Maya I-IV
LING 575 / LAA 602 Quichua I-IV
POLS 684 / GIST 750 / GIST 501 International Law: State & Individual
 

Haskell courses taught through KU/Haskell Exchange program

 
LA&S 110 Cherokee Language I
LA&S 120 Cherokee Language II
LA&S 204 Contemporary Issues American Indian
LA&S 206 Indian Law and Legislation
LA&S 208 Tribal/Federal Government Reltn
LA&S 230 Cherokee Language III
LA&S 240 Cherokee Language IV
LA&S 414 Ethnobiology
LA&S 450 Topics HINU Lakhota Language & Philosophy

ISP Graduate Approved Courses – MA & Certificate

 
ANTH 506 Ancnt Amr Civilztn: Mesoamerica
ANTH 507 The Ancient Maya
ANTH 508 Ancient Amer Civl: Centrl Andes
ANTH 562 Mexamerica
ANTH 701 History of Anthropology
ANTH 78 Sem Latin Americn Archaeology
ANTH 775 Seminar Cultural Anthropology
ENGL 571 American Indian Literature
EVRN 542 Ethnobotany
EVRN 615 Environmental Impact Assessmnt
EVRN 701 Clmte Chg, Ecolgcl Chg & Socl Chg
EVRN 702 Energy, Ecology & Community in KS
EVRN 720 Topics in Environmental Studies
FMS 620 International Women Filmmakers
FMS 592 Documentary Film and Video
GEOG 571 Topics in Cultural Geography
GEOG 771 Topics in Cultural Geography
GEOG 970 Seminar in Cultural Geography
HIST 890 Collqm American Hist 1492-1800
HIST 962 Seminar in American History
ISP 800 Indigenous Issues in the United States
ISP 801 Indigenous Peoples of the World
ISP 804 Special Topics
ISP 814 Decolonizing Narratives
ISP 824/LAW 914 Federal Indian Law
ISP 882/LAW 967 Native American Natural Resources
LAA 634 Indigenous Traditns Latn Amerc
LING 747 North American Indian Language
MUSE 702 The Nature of Museums
MUSE 780 Special Topics: Culture of Museums
POLS 684 Internatl Law; State & Individual
POLS 774 International Law
REL 534/ISP 804 Studies in Ritual: Play Sports & Games
REL 775/ISP 804/AMS 998 Smnr Religion & Society in West
SOC 970 Smnr Sp Tp Social Conflict & Change
UBPL 773 Environmntl Planning Implemntn

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