Native American Studies (NAST)

Courses

NAST 112. Introduction to Native American Literatures. 3 hours.

An introduction to the oral and written literatures of American Indians. Course Information: Same as ENGL 112. Creative Arts course, and US Society course.

NAST 113. Native American Studies: Sovereignty. 3 hours.

Overview of Native and non-Native perspectives of American Indian sovereignty in historical context. Primary focus on spiritual, political, ethnic, and legislative aspects of sovereignty. Past course, and US Society course, and World Cultures course.

NAST 271. Native American Art. 3 hours.

Survey of the arts of the indigenous peoples of the United States and Canada. Course Information: Same as AH 271. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of art history at the 100 level or consent of the instructor. World Cultures course.

NAST 415. American Indian Ethnohistory. 3 or 4 hours.

Introduction to ethnohistory, an interdisciplinary approach to researching, conceptualizing, and writing American Indian history. The course is organized topically and centers on classic and current monographs and articles. Course Information: Same as HIST 415. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above and consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Courses in Cultural Anthropology, American Indian Anthropology, American Indian Literature.

NAST 471. Topics in Native American Literatures. 3 or 4 hours.

The history and development of literature by and about American Indians. Content varies. Course Information: Same as ENGL 471. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Prerequisite(s): Senior standing or above and 6 hours of English, African American studies, or Latin American studies or consent of the instructor.