Native American Studies
Drawing from the past to fully live in the present and be able to imagine the future.
Offered as a Secondary Discipline Minor
The minor in Native American Studies emphasizes the culture, history, art, and literature of the Indigenous peoples of the United States and beyond. Promoting cultural democracy with the understanding of Indigenous perspectives, a minor in Native American Studies will enhance any academic major.
Offered as an Academic Certification
The Certificate in Native American Studies prepares students to work effectively in Indian Country. The certificate equips students of all backgrounds with the requisite knowledge and experience for any number of career paths, in addition to fostering personal growth and enrichment.
Offered as an Academic Micro-Credential
This EDI: Gender, Indigeneity, & Sexuality micro-credential prepares students to communicate effectively across difference, understand how structural and systemic barriers and inequitable processes and practices are created, and thrive in an increasingly diverse world. Courses for this badge address areas of social, cultural, and political difference including race, ethnicity, Indigeneity, gender, sexuality, disability, class, and nationality. Students will gain knowledge and skills to work toward building a more equitable world.
*The EDI: Gender, Indigeneity, & Sexuality Micro-Credential is housed within the GSWS program website.
SOU Native American Studies Program
Division of Humanities and Culture
1250 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520
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