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ETHN 107 Introduction to Native American Studies

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the study of Native American histories, experiences, intellectual traditions, and forms of artistic expression. Students will engage with texts that confront the structural genocide underlying the construction of the U.S. settler state, and will explore Native practices of resistance, resilience, and regeneration. Course materials will include fiction, poetry, spoken word, and other creative texts, as well as historical and archival studies.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E1a, E1b, E5b, E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2 or D or F or US-1), UC (IGETC Area 3B or 4)