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Indigenous Leadership A.A.

Upon completion of the requirements, this program is designed for students to receive an Associate in Arts Degree in Indigenous Leadership. This program focuses on the people of the Leech Lake Reservation, their world view, culture, and knowledge. It also addresses the same categories for the Indigenous American (Anishinaabe) of North America in a global context. Specifically, the program provides skills to identify community concerns and then engage in community service.

Suggested-Study-Plans-FA18-Indigenous-Leadership.pdf

Indigenous Leadership A.A.

63 Credits

Indigenous Leadership 2017-2019 Program of Study

LLTC Core Requirements- 19 credits   Cr. Pre-Req Term
ANI 100 Introduction to Anishinaabe Studies 3   FA/SP
EDU 102 Miikana (FYE) 2   FA/SP
ENGL 101 English Composition I 3   FA/SP
ITECH 100 Computer Applications I 3   FA/SP
OJI 101 Speaking Ojibwe I 4   FA/SP
OJI 102 Speaking Ojibwe II 4 OJI 101 FA/SP
         
Category 1: Communications-3 credits   Cr. Pre-Req Term
ENGL 102 English Composition II 3 ENGL 101 FA/SP
or SPCH 201 Speech and Communications 3 ENGL 101 FA/SP
         
Category 2: Critical Thinking (Satisfied by MNTC requirements)        
         
Category 3: Natural Science 7 credits minimum: 1 Biological, 1 Physical   Cr. Pre-Req Term
Biological Science Options        
BIO 121 General Biology I & Lab 4   Fall
* or BIO 204 Environmental Science 3    
Physical Science Options        
CHEM 100 Foundations of Chemistry & Lab 4   Fall
* or GEOL 110 Intro to Geology and Earth Systems 4   Fall
or PSCI 150 Indigenous Astronomy 3   Spring
         
Category 4: Mathematical/ Logical Reasoning- 3 credits   Cr. Pre-Req Term
MATH 140 Concepts in Mathematics 4   FA/SP
or MATH 150 Beginning College Algebra 3   FA/SP
or MATH 155 Advanced College Algebra 3 MATH 150 FA/SP
or MATH 210 Pre-Calculus 3 MATH 155 Spring
or MATH 250 Calculus 3 MATH 210  
         
Category 5: History and Social Sciences- 3 credits   Cr. Pre-Req Term
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3    
or HIS 101 U.S. and Indigenous American History, 1830-Present 3    
or PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3    
or PSY 200 Indigenous American Psychology 3   Spring
         
Category 6: Humanities and Arts- 9 credits   Cr. Pre-Req Term
ART 100 Introduction to Traditional & Contemporary Art 3   Fall
and ENGL 250 Contemporary American Indian Literature 3 ENGL 101 Spring
Choose another course from below        
* ENGL 200 Literature and the Environment 3 ENGL 101  
or ENGL 220 Creative Writing 3 ENGL 101  
or ENGL 299 Special Topics in Literature 3 ENGL 102  
or ART 102 Introduction to Pottery 3    
or ART 107 Drawing I 3    
or ART 108 Sculpture 3    
or ART 109 Watercolor Painting 3    
or ART 110 Acrylic and Oil Painting 3    
or ART 113 Jingle Dress Making 2    
or ART 114 Star Quilt Making 2   Spring
or ART 116 Introduction to Beadwork 3    
or ART 204 Introduction to Moccasin Making 3 ART 116 or IP  
or MUS 250 History of Anishinaabe Music and Dance 3   Fall
or PHIL 200 Indigenous American Philosophy 3   Fall
         
Category 7: Human Diversity (Satisfied by LLTC Core ANI 100)        
Category 8: Global Perspective (Satisfied by LLTC Core OJI 101)        
Category 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility (Satisfied by LLTC Core ITECH 100)        
Category 10: People and the Environment (Satisfied by BIO 204/ENG 200)   Cr.   Term
BIO 200 Ethnobiology 3    
* or ENGL 200 Literature and the Environment 3 ENGL 101  
         
IL Program Requirements: 15 credits   Cr. Pre-Req Term
ANI 200 Indigenous Leadership 3   Spring
ANI 299 Indigenous American Internship 3 Inst. App Spring
HIS 150 History of Leech Lake 3   F/S
PHIL 200 Indigenous American Philosophy 3   Fall
POLSC 225 Treaty Law and Tribal Sovereignty 3   Spring
         
IL Electives: 4 credits   Cr. Pre-Req Term
ANI 290 Knowledge Bowl Preparation 2   Spring
or ANI 291 Knowledge Bowl Preparation II 2   Spring
or ANI 298 Nationhood & Gathering of Manoomin 3   Fall
or OJI 201 Speaking Ojibwe III 4 OJI 102  
or SOC 200 Indigenous American Women 3   Spring
or PSY 200 Indigenous American Psychology 3   Spring
or HIS 101 U.S. and Indigenous American History, 1830-Present 3    
  Total= 63 Credits    

* Course completes more than one category requirement, but credits may only be counted once.
Please note that some of the pre-req’s may be completed based on competency.