American Indian Studies
History in the making. Because of its unique history, Morris is a great place to pursue American Indian Studies.
The American Indian Studies major and minor is designed to enhance a student’s awareness and their overall knowledge about sovereignty and the diversity of Indigenous cultures throughout all of Native North America.
Students are required to engage and learn, within a globalized context, American Indian:
- Other creative endeavors
American Indian Studies promotes
- Critical Thinking
- Communication Skills
that are rooted in Indigenous knowledge systems and community involvement.
The curriculum emphasizes the role of the student as an active learner and participant within a growing and vibrant Intertribal campus community.
AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES OBJECTIVES:
- History and Oral Tradition
- Sovereignty and Law
- Language and Literature
- Environmental and Sustainability
- McIntosh Champions Discovery-Based Student Learning Using the Haystack Radio Telescope
- Barry McQuarrie and Harrison Piehowski ’19 Tackle Familiar Mathematical Models
- Cristina Ortiz Earns Institute on Diversity, Equity and Advocacy Multicultural Research Award
- Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017 Includes Morris
- Schrock ’17 Learns Job Skills through Computer Science Research
- Paron ’16 Coordinates K–12 Environmental Education
- Three Morris Faculty Members Receive Grant-in-Aid Awards