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The minor in Indigenous Studies provides undergraduate students with knowledge essential to understand a broad variety of cultural, historical, political, religious, and social issues affecting Indigenous peoples. Students gain disciplinary knowledge in preparation for graduate study or immediate employment in fields such as government and other public service, or the private sector. Courses offered across the university allow students to create an individualized program of study. Our affiliate faculty members have appointments in departments such as American Studies, Environmental Studies, Film & Media Studies, Geography, Linguistics, and Religious Studies. Courses taken at Haskell Indian Nations University through the exchange program can count toward the Indigenous Studies minor.

The Indigenous Studies minor requires 18 hours of approved courses.

  • 12 hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above, with a 2.0 grade-point average. Nine of the 12 hours must be taken at KU.
  • One course taken at Haskell Indian Nations University is strongly recommended. Up to nine hours (six freshman/sophomore and three junior-senior) can be transferred from another university.
  • Courses must be approved by the ISP Executive Committee.

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