Graduate Certificate Requirements
All applicants must be completing a Graduate degree in any of the academic areas offered by the University of Colorado at Boulder. The graduate certificate requires a total of 4 courses (12 credits). At least two courses must be taken outside the student’s home department.

Required Course: 

  • ETHN 6103 – Indigenous Thought and Theory (3 credits)

Elective Courses: 

  • Complete 3 elective courses from the list of NAIS approved courses (9 credits) 

NAIS Graduate Catalog

FALL 2021 - NAIS Grad Courses Offered

Course # Title Time Room Professor
ETHN
6103 
Indigenous Thought and Theory: Foundations in NAIS  W 3:00-5:30PM   LAWSON
ETHN 
6841
Advanced Directed Readings in Ethnic Studies    TBD TBD 
ANTH
5020
From Olmec Aztec: Archaeology of Mexico  MWF 1:50-2:40PM  HALE 
260 
JOYCE 
ANTH 5470  Collections: Research Practicum in Cultural Anthropology  TH 12:45- 3:35PM  HENDERSON
212 
SHANNON 
ANTH 
5780
Core-Course Cultural Anthropology  W 3:00-5:30PM  HALE 
455
GOLDSTEIN 
ANTH
7000
Seminar: Current reasarch topics in Anth: Anthropology & Tourism  T 2:00-4:30PM  HALE
452
ROLAND 
ARTH 
6939
Graduate Seminar: Open Topics in Art History Museum and Power  M 1:50-4:20PM  VAC 
303
DE STECHER
HIST 
6317
Readings in the American West T 5:30-8:00PM 

EATON 
160  

ANDREWS
LAWS
7725
American Indian Law I MW 9:00-10:20

T 6:00-7:15PM 
WOLF 
206

WOLF 
206 

COLLINS 
LAWS
8725
Seminar: Advanced Topics in American Indian Law  TH 10:00-11:40 AM  WOLF
112 
CARPENTER 
LAWS 
7715 
Indigenous People's in International Law  T/TH
3:00pm - 4:15PM 
WOLF 
307 
CARPENTER 
MUSC 
5112 
Seminar in Ethnomusicology  W 5:20-8:10PM  Image Music Building S246 THOMAS 
MUSM 
5912 
Collections: Research Practicum in Cultural Anthropology  TH 
12:45-3:35PM 
HENDERSON 
212
SHANNON 

This is a working list of possible courses offered in these areas at CU Boulder. Please note, some courses listed on the catalog are taught by revolving faculty member who are not CNAIS affiiated. Catalog course content is subject to change from semester to semester. If you have questions regarding course sections please direct them to cnais@colorado.edu