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WSU’s online undergraduate American Indian Studies Certificate provides students with an in-depth knowledge of Native American history, culture, politics, and contemporary issues. The certificate will benefit anyone whose profession involves interaction with tribal communities, enterprises and businesses.

The 18-credit certificate requires six courses: three core courses and three electives from a variety of related areas. Core topics include history, politics and law; elective topics include gender roles, film art, and contemporary cultures.

All courses are online, and you can earn the certificate without being admitted to a WSU degree program.

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Program of Study—18 semester credits

All courses are available online
The certificate requires six 3-credit courses: Three courses are required, and three are electives from related areas

Required Courses

9 credits; choose three from the following

  • ANTH 320/CES 377
  • CES 171
  • HISTORY 308
  • HISTORY/POL_S/ANTH 410

Elective Courses

9 credits; choose three from the following

  • CES 379
  • FINE_ART 301
  • CES 271/MUS 265
  • ANTH 327/CES 378
  • HISTORY 410