|Strategies for College Success (Required for new students)|
Focus on increasing student success through college orientation and personal
growth, study skills development, and educational and career planning.
|Common choices: Social/Behavioral and Humanities|
Selection varies each semester. Choose from the approved AGEC - AZ General Education Curriculum list. Common courses include, but not limited to COM, PSY, SOC, MHL, ENH, REL and BPC
|Introduction to American Indian Studies|
Introduction to political, economic, and social structures of American Indian
Nations. Provides overview of American Indian tribal cultures prior to contact,
the impact of European contact, and the influence of western social systems on
tribal nations. Prerequisites: None.
|American Indian History|
Survey of American Indian history with emphasis on the last 200 years including
developments in the 20th century. Focuses on selected groups such as the
Cherokee, Iroquois Confederation, Navajo, Sioux and Indians of the Southwest in
relation to cultural, economic, political and social continuity and changes.
Topics include development and influence of federal policies, past and present
issues confronting Native Americans and how Native American individuals and
communities maintain their identities as they confront social changes.
|English, reading, math|
English, reading and math classes: student required to take the college placement test to determine eligibility and starting point. Results are given immediately after testing.
|Beginning Navajo Conversation I|
Beginning conversational Navajo with emphasis on basic listening and speaking
skills, including basic pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence structure, and
cultural awareness. Prerequisites: None (can be used towards Chief Manuelito Scholarship eligibility)
Addresses and examines major historical developments of the Navajo People with a
focus on government, law, society, livelihood, tradition, and culture. Includes
the major components and operation of Navajo government and related tribal laws,
such as Title II and Title VII of the Navajo Nation Code, as well as the
significance of the Treaty of 1868. Federal Indian policies and their impact on
Navajo society and government, the importance of federal and tribal citizenship
and related federal and tribal laws, and the role of the Navajo clanship system
and other relevant cultural concepts addressed. Prerequisites: None (Can be used toward Chief Manuelito Scholarship eligibility)