Courses of Study 2015-2016 
    Oct 18, 2018  
Courses of Study 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Indian Studies

In the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences .

Course Offerings  

The American Indian Program offers a minor in American Indian Studies to undergraduate students in any college at Cornell. The minor is earned upon the completion of five courses: AIS 1100  and AIS 1110 , plus at least three other courses from the AIS curriculum, for a minimum total of 15 credit hours. The three additional courses must include one course from Group A (arts and humanities) and one course from Group B (social and natural sciences) as listed below. One of the courses offered toward the minor must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. Only one 3-credit independent study (AIS 4970 ) may count toward the minor. Only program-listed courses for which the student has earned a letter grade of C or better will be counted toward the minor. No courses taken for S–U credit or first-year writing seminar will count toward the minor. Students seeking to minor in American Indian Studies or determine the eligibility of a course are encouraged to contact Professor Troy Richardson, Associate Director for Academic Development, and Urszula Piasta-Mansfield, Administrative Associate, at Application materials for the minor may also be obtained from the AIP office, 4th floor, Caldwell Hall. Students are also advised to consult the website: for the most up-to-date listings of course offerings.


J. Rickard, director; E. Cheyfitz,  F. Gleach, A. Gonzales, J. S. Henderson, K. Jordan, K-A. Kassam, J. Mt. Pleasant, S. Murray, P. Nadasdy, J. Parmenter, K. Porter, T. Richardson, G. Torres; Emeritus: B. J. Isbell

Minor in American Indian Studies:


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