Undergraduate Certificate Requirements: 

  • All Applicants must be completing an undergraduate degree in any of the academic areas offered by CU Boulder. 
  • Students must maintain a C average (2.0) or better in all courses that count towards the certificate. 
  • Only 9 credits from students major or minor may be counted towards the certificate. 
  • The undergraduate certificate requires a total of 6 courses (18 credits) 

Required Courses: 

  • ETHN 1023 Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies 
  • ENGL 4717 Native American and Indigenous Studies Capstone Seminar 

Elective Courses:

  • Complete 4 elective courses from list of approved courses below (12 credits) 
  • At least two elective courses must be upperdivision (6 credits) 
  • Please see CU Boulder Catalog for complete list of approved courses. 

*Any Independent study must be undertaken with a CNAIS core faculty member, and may be done when a student wishes to pursue an individualized course of study not normally offered in the NAIS course offers. Independent study is typically resevered for third- and fourth-year students. 

 

Fall 2022 Elective Courses 

Course Course Name Bldg/Time Professor
ETHN
1023
Introduction to Native American and Indigenous Studies 

CASE E340
Mon/Weds 10:10AM- 11:00

DUPRIS 
ANTH
1155-130R
Exploring Global Cultural Diversity: The Andes TBD
Tues/Thurs 
9:30AM-10:45AM 
CONZELMAN
ANTH 
1140 
Exploring a Non-Western Culture: The Maya HALE 270 
Mon/Weds
11:15AM-12:05PM
KURNICK
ANTH 
1170
Exploring Culture and Gender through Film MUENZINGER E050
Tues/Thurs
9:30AM-10:45AM 
HAMMONS
ARTS 
2423
Beginning Screenprinting 

VISUAL ARTS COMPLEX 390
Mon/Weds
9:30AM-12:00PM

YAZZIE 
HIST 
4125
Early American History to 1763 HELLEMS 241 
Tues/Thurs
8:00AM-9:15AM 
FENN 
HIST 4217  The American West in the 19th Century  MUENZINGER E417
Mon/Weds/Fri 
1:25PM- 2:15PM 
ANDREWS 
ANTH 4020 Explorations in Anthropology: Mesoamerican Transitions UNIVERSITY CLUB 13 
Tues/Thurs
3:30PM -4:45PM
GUTIERREZ
ANTH 
4465
The Archaeology of Inequality  EKELEY E1B50
Tues/Thurs
11:00AM-12:15PM
KURNICK
ANTH 4919 Collections Research Practicum: Archaeology: Pueblo Archaeology HENDERSON (MUSEUM) 212
Tues
12:30PM-3:00PM
FLADD 

 

*​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 

 

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