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 of the students 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 below (9 credits) 
  • Please see CU Boulder Catalog for complete list of approved courses. 

*​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 

SPRING 2023 Elective Courses

Course # Title Time Room Professor
ETHN
6103
Indigenous Thought and Theory: Foundations in NAIS  MON
3:35pm - 6:00pm 
KETCHUM
277
DUPRIS
LAWS
7735
American Indian Law II MON
2:30PM-5:10PM
WOLF
304
TBD
LING
7800
Open Topics in Linguistics: Language Revitalization  WEDS
9:30AM-12:00PM 
HELLEMS
285
DUPRIS & LORENZO 
ETHN
6101
Topics: Specialized Comparative Studies: Indigenous Film and Media  THURS 3:30-6:00PM KETCHUM
277
LAWSON
ETHN
5233
Native American & Indigenous Environmental Issues  WEDS. 
3:35PM-6:05PM 
 
HELLEMS
196
CARROLL
ANTH
5270
Plains Archaeology  T/TH
2:00PM-3:15PM
HALE
260
BAMFORTH

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