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MA in NAS

Focus in Indigenous Leadership, Self-Determination, and Sustainable Community Building

Requirements

Students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours, which consists of 18 credit hours from the M.A. Core Courses and 12 credit hours from the Focus Courses.  Students must meet with the Graduate Faculty Director to determine your Plan of Study.

M.A. Core Courses

NATV 550

Indigenous Nations and Sustainable Communities Seminar

3

NATV 555

Native American Policy and Community Building

3

NATV 560

Research Method and Practice in Indigenous Scholarship

3

NATV 570 

Indigenous Thought and Ethics

3

NATV 590

Project of Excellence

6

Subtotal

18

M.A. Focus Courses

NATV*423  

Self Determination and Indigenous Human Rights

 3

NATV*445

Politics of Identity

 3

NATV 502

Education, Power and Indigenous Communities

 3

NATV 522 

Indigenous Community Approaches in Restorative Justice

 3

NATV 530

Gender and Indigenous Leadership

 3

NATV 535

Issues in Contemporary Native Leadership

 3

NATV 540

Indigenous Economics, Sustainability, and Environmental Protection

 3

Additional electives of appropriate 500-level UNM Courses (up to 6 credit hours) may be petitioned for approval from related disciplines such as American Studies; Anthropology; Community and Regional Planning; History; Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies; Public Administration; Sociology; or an interdisciplinary-related program
Subtotal 12
TOTAL 30

Course descriptions can be found on the UNM Catalog.