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For Further Info Contact:
Dr. Miguel Vasquez, Coordinator
Southwest Studies Program
NAU Box 15200
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(520) 523-9506
Miguel.vasquez@nau.edu

The Southwest Studies Minor curriculum consists of a total of 18 units to be distributed in three areas. Other courses may be substituted for those listed with the consent of the Southwest Studies Advisor .

I Introduction TO SOUTHWEST STUDIES 250 -(3 units) an introductory interdisciplinary course which brings together faculty from varied disciplines to explore environmental. socio-cultural. linguistic. political. economic. and humanities perspectives on the Southwest.

II. ELECTIVES -(12 units) chosen from the following four optional strands:

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT
BIO 414 NATIVE PLANTS OF ARIZONA
FOR 230 MULTCULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON ENVIRON. MGMT .
FOR 250 ARIZONA FORESTS AND WILDLIFE
GLG 304 GEOLOGY OF ARIZONA (prerequisite: GLG 100 or 101 or 201)
GGR 348 AREA STUDIES: SOUTHWEST
GGR 480 FIELD ANAL YSIS
GGR 545 ARID LANDS
GGR 546 ARIZONA & THE SOUTHWEST: REGIONAL ANAL YSIS
PL 201 INTRODUCTION TO PLANNING & LAND USE
PL 402 ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING
PL 407 PLANNING ON PUBLIC LANDS
POS 159 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENT AL INQUIRY

SOCIAL, CULTURAL,& HISTORICAL ENVIRONMENT
ANT 203 PEOPLES OF THE SOUTHWEST
ANT 252 SOUTHWEST ARCHAEOLOGY
BME 410 FOUNDATIONS OF MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION
BME 470 APPROACHES TO TEACHING NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENTS
BME 480 PARENT & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN BILINGUAL & ESL PROGRAMS
CJ 345 HUMAN & CULTURAL RELATIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
CJ 375 NAVAJO COMMON LAW AND PROCEDURE I
CJ 376 NAVAJO COMMON LAW AND PROCEDURE II
CJ 415 CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND NATIVE AMERICANS
COM 301 RACE. GENDER. AND MEDIA
HIS 293 AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY
HIS 381 U.S -MEXICO BORDERLANDS
HIS 396 CHICANO AND CHICANO HISTORY
HIS 413 AM. INDIAN-WHITE RELATIONS TO 1869
HIS 414 AM. INDIAN-WHITE RELATIONS SINCE 1865
HIS 415 AM. INDIAN WOMEN
HIS 486 NAVAJO HISTORY
HIS 487 THE FAR SOUTHWEST (prerequisites:
HIS 280 & 281 or HIS 291 & 292)
HIS 489 TRANSFORMATION OF THE AMERICAN WEST
HIS 496 HISTORY OF ETHNIC MINORITIES IN THE U.S.
POS 356 RACE. POWER. AND POLITICS
SOC 315 AMERICAN SOCIETY & AMERICAN INDIANS (SW)
SW 450 SOCIAL WORK TOPICS (only when topic is Native Americans)

HUMANITIES STRAND
ENG 245 SURVEY OF MULTIETHNIC LITERATURE
ENG 338 BILINGUAL & MULTICULTURAL INSTRUCTION
ENG 345 TOPICS IN MULTIETHNIC LITERATURE
ENG 445 SEMINAR IN MULTIETHNIC LITERATURE
ENG 464 LITERATURE OF THE SOUTHWEST (prerequisites: English Comp. & 1 other ENG course)
HUM 180 INTRODUCTION TO SOUTHWEST HUMANITIES
HUM 381 MEXICAN ARTS & CULTURE
MUS 364 MUSIC IN THE HISPANIC CULTURES OF THE sw & MEXICO
MUS 365 NATIVE AMERICAN MUSIC
NAV 405/406 NAVAJO CULTURE & CIVILIZATION (prerequisite: NAV 101 or basic knowledge of Navajo )
SPA 311/312 SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS (prerequisite: instructor's consent or placement exam)
SPA 352 CHICANO & U.S. LATINO LITERATURE (IN SPANISH)
INTERDISCIPLINARY STRAND ANY COMBINATION OF FOUR CLASSES (12 units) FROM THE COURSES ABOVE

III (SOUTHWEST STUDIES SENIOR CAPSTONE SWS 498) -(3 units) combines a classroom component with opportunities for a Community-Based Option, where students will work with selected community-based agencies, organizations, or programs; OR a Research-Based Option, where students will work with NAU Cline Library Special Collections, the Museum of Northern Arizona, or other regional archives, and complete a senior project or research -based senior thesis.