2017-2018 Catalog

Tribal Governance and Administration, Bachelor of Arts

Upon completion of the Bachelor Of Arts Degree in Tribal Governance and Administration the student will be able to:

  • Analyze the impact of federal law and regulation of tribal funding through compacting, contracting, tribal enterprise and economic development.
  • Describe the impact of federal Indian policies on opportunities and services for Indian people in the areas of education, health, child welfare, natural resources and economic development.
  • Demonstrate skills in business management, grant writing, finance, and managing federal funds.
  • Apply knowledge of tribal administration in an internship setting.
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understand the role that Tribal Government and program managers have in cultural and natural resource management.

Curriculum

Fall (Third Year)

BUMG201Principles of Accounting I

3

BUMG206Principles of Accounting Laboratory

1

BUMG455Introduction to Public and Tribal Administration

4

NASD320Federal Indian Law

3

NASD323Native American Perspectives In Natural Resource Management

3

NASD380Special Topics In Tribal Government

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Winter (Third Year)

ENGL306Writing Research Papers

3

NASD341Principles of Tribal Sovereignty

3

NASD339Tribal Finance, Accounting and Budgets I

5

SCWK315Welfare Policy and Services

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Spring (Third Year)

BUMG220Management and Supervision

3

HMNT301Social and Environmental Ethics

3

GNSD350Introduction to Grant Writing

3

NASD371Tribal Gaming

3

NATR390Environmental Law

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Fall (Fourth Year)

ECON410Economic Development on Indian Reservations

3

NASD402Indigenous Research Methodologies and Methods

5

NASD403Indian Education - Finance and Administration

3

NASD415Human Resource Management

3

NASD425Internship I

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Winter (Fourth Year)

SPCH360Professional Presentation Skills

3

NASD445Intergovernmental Relations

3

NASD443Tribal Courts

3

NASD441Tribal Health and Wellness

3

NASD455Internship II

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Spring (Fourth Year)

HYDR422Water Law

3

NASD413638 Contracts and Compacts

3

NASD471Cultural Resource Management

3

NASD475Strategic Planning For Tribal Organizations

3

NASD485Internship III

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 187

Total Credits A.A. 91

Total Credits B.A. 92

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