2019-2020 Catalog

Tribal Governance and Administration, Associate of Arts

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Associate of Arts Degree in Tribal Governance and Administration, students will be prepared to:

  • Describe the inter-relationship between tribal, federal, state and local governments.
  • Apply an understanding of the history of tribal governments and Flathead Reservation history to current topics and issues.
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Describe foundational concepts of ethical leadership principles.

Curriculum

Fall (First Year)

ENGL101English Composition I

3

NASD101History of Indians in the United States

3

SCLG110Introduction to Sociology

5

ELECTIVEFine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

NASL101Basic Salish I

3

OR

NASL111Basic Kootenai I

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Winter (First Year)

ENGL202English Composition II

3

IDST101SKC Seminar

3

NASL102Basic Salish II

3

OR

NASL112Basic Kootenai II

3

NASD140Flathead Reservation Indian Arts

3

NASD262Contemporary Issues in American Indian Life

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring (First Year)

NASD108Tribal Uses of Wild Plants

3

NASL103Basic Salish III

3

OR

NASL113Basic Kootenai III

3

NASD250History of Federal Indian Policy

5

SPCH100Basic Communications

3

ELECTIVEFine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Fall (Second Year)

MATH 103Contemporary Math

5

ELECTIVENative American Studies General Education Open

3

PHIL 100Intro to Philosophy - General Education Humanities

3

TRHP110Introduction to Tribal Historic Preservation

3

NASL151Basic Salish IV

3

OR

NASL211Intermediate Kootenai I

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Winter (Second Year)

NASD102Flathead Reservation History Before 1850

3

NASD225American Indian Education and Federal Policy

3

NASD252History of Tribal Government on the Flathead Reservation

3

NASL153Basic Salish V

3

OR

NASL212Intermediate Kootenai II

3

ELECTIVENatural Science General Education from List

5

Total Credit Hours:17

Spring (Second Year)

MATH241Statistics

5

NASD103Flathead Reservation History 1850 - 1910

3

NASD271Foundations Of Leadership and Ethics

3

NASL155Basic Salish VI

3

OR

NASL213Intermediate Kootenai III

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Total Credit Hours: 97

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