2019-2020 Catalog

Tribal Historic Preservation, Associate of Arts

Career Opportunities

Graduates with the Associates of Arts degree in Tribal Historic Preservation will be qualified for entry level positions in tribal historic preservation offices, tribal cultural departments, tribal museums as well as employment as archaeological technicians with private cultural resource management firms and government agencies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Through completion of the Tribal Historic Preservation AA curriculum, students will:

  1. Be familiar with the main subject areas in the field of historic preservation and cultural resource management, including core concepts and major theories
  2. Be aware of basic types of methodologies and approaches used in historic preservation and how these different methods are applied by tribes as well as state and federal governments
  3. Gain practical experience in the application of tribal historic preservation methodologies and be able to relate this experience to course content.
  4. Gain an understanding of how historic preservation principles are practiced in a variety of tribal settings.

Requirements

A student must earn a “C” or better in all required courses and maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 in order to graduate with the A.A.

Curriculum

Fall (First Year)

GNSD102Skills for College Success

2

NASD100Introduction to Native American Studies

3

NASL101Basic Salish I

3

OR

NASL111Basic Kootenai I

3

TRHP110Introduction to Tribal Historic Preservation

3

ELECTIVEFine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:14

NASL 101, NASL 111: Three quarters of either Basic Salish or Basic ­Kootenai language are required. Another accredited Native language college courses may be used to ­substitute for this requirement with approval.

Winter (First Year)

ENGL101English Composition I

3

IDST101SKC Seminar

3

NASD101History of Indians in the United States

3

NASD102Flathead Reservation History Before 1850

3

NASL102Basic Salish II

3

OR

NASL112Basic Kootenai II

3

Total Credit Hours:15

NASL 102, NASL 112: Three quarters of either Basic Salish or Basic ­Kootenai language are required. Another accredited Native language college courses may be used to ­substitute for this requirement with approval.

Spring (First Year)

ENGL202English Composition II

3

MATH 103Contemporary Math

5

NASD103Flathead Reservation History 1850 - 1910

3

NASD106Pre-European Contact

3

NASL103Basic Salish III

3

OR

NASL113Basic Kootenai III

3

Total Credit Hours:17

NASL 103, NASL 113: Three quarters of either Basic Salish or Basic ­Kootenai language are required. Another accredited Native language college courses may be used to ­substitute for this requirement with approval.

Fall (Second Year)

ANTH101Introduction to Anthropology

5

ANTH210Introduction to Archaeology

3

ELECTIVEFine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

ELECTIVEFine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:14

ANTH 101 counts as Social Science General Education required elective.

Winter (Second Year)

HIST111American History to 1877

3

HMNT101Introduction to Humanities

3

NASD215North American Archaeology

3

NASD210Introduction to Indigenous Science

3

SPCH100Basic Communications

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring (Second Year)

GEOG100Introduction to Geography

5

HIST112American History since 1877

3

SVLN100Community Service Learning

1

ANTH290Indigenous Archeology Field School I

6

OR

NASD291Tribal Government Internship I

6

Total Credit Hours:15

GEOG 100 counts as Natural Science General Education requirement

Total Credit Hours: 90

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