Program Overview

A minor in Native American Studies requires successful completion of 24 credit hours. A student must take 15 credit hours of required minor core courses. The remaining 9 credit hours must be upper-division courses (300-level or above) chosen from Native American Studies courses or from courses with significant Native American content offered by other departments or programs, subject to approval by the Chair of Native American Studies. All of the courses required to complete the minor are available in the online format.

Who is Eligible?

Students admitted to an undergraduate Accelerated Online Program and students otherwise interested in an undergraduate online education option are eligible for the minor in Native American Studies. Still, it is important to determine whether the minor is suitable. Interested students should connect with an academic advisor or reach out Native American Studies by calling 505-277-3715 or emailing  

Program of Study

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

NATV 1150

Introduction to Native American Studies


NATV 2110

Sociopolitical Concepts in Native America


NATV 2140

Research Issues in Native America


NATV 300

Research Methods in Native American Contexts


NATV 474

Seminar: Applying Traditions of Native American Philosophy



Elective Courses in NATV





It is possible to complete the elective requirement in the online format. Current online NATV courses are displayed here.

Contact your advisor to plan your personal program of study.

At a Glance

Major Requirements: 24 Credit Hours

College/School: College of Arts and Sciences

Tuition: Regular tuition and fees apply


Website: Native American Studies
Phone: 505-277-3715