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.

LLTC Indigenous Leadership

67 Credits
Indigenous Leadership 2023-2025 Program of Study

LLTC Core Requirements: 20 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTermCK List
ANI 100Introduction to Anishinaabe Studies3FA/SP
EDU 102Miikana (FYE)3FA/SP
ENGL 101English Composition I3FA/SP
ITECH 100Computer Applications I3FA/SP
OJI 101Speaking Ojibwe I4FA/SP
OJI 102Speaking Ojibwe II4OJI 101FA/SP
Category 1: Communications: 3 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTermCK List
ENGL 201English Composition II3ENGL 101Interm.
SPCH 100Speech and Communications3ENGL 101FA/SP
Category 2: Critical Thinking (Satisfied by MNTC requirements)
Category 3: Natural Science: 7 credits
minimum: 1 Biological, 1 Physical
Cr.Pre-ReqTermCK List
Biological Science Options
BIO 121General Biology I & Lab4FA/SP
*BIO 204Environmental Science3Spring
FOR 110Woodland Plants4Fall
Physical Science Options
ENER 150Introduction to Renewable Energry3Fall
*GEOL 110Physical Geology and Earth Systems4FA/SP
Category 4: Mathematical/Logical Reasoning: 3 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTermCK List
MATH 140Concepts in Mathematics4MATH 094FA/SP
MATH 150Beginning College Algebra3MATH 140FA/SP
MATH 155Advanced College Algebra3MATH 150FA/SP
MATH 210Pre-Calculus I3MATH 155Interm.
MATH 250Calculus I3MATH 210Interm.
Category 5: History and Social Sciences: 3 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTermCK List
HIS 101U.S. and Indigenous American History, 1830-Present3Fall
PSY 100General Psychology3Fall
PSY 210Indigenous American Psychology3Interm.
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3FA/SP
Category 6: Humanities and Arts: 9 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTermCK List
ART 100Introduction to Traditional & Contemporary Art3FA/SP
and ENGL 250Contemporary Indigenous American Literature3ENGL 101Spring
Choose another course from below
ART 102Introduction to Pottery3Interm.
ART 107Drawing I3Interm.
ART 108Sculpture3Interm.
ART 109Watercolor Painting3Interm.
ART 110Acrylic and Oil Painting3Interm.
ART 113Jingle Dress Making3Interm.
ART 114Star Quilt Making3Interm.
ART 116Introduction to Beadwork3Interm.
ART 204Moccasin Making3ART 116 or IPInterm.
ENGL 120Creative Writing3ENGL 101Interm.
*ENGL 200Literature and the Environment3ENGL 101Fall
ENGL 299Special Topics in Literature3ENGL 101Interm.
MUS 250History of Anishinaabe Music and Dance3Interm.
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 & the Environment-(Satisfied by BIO 204/ENGL 200/GEOL 110): 3 creditsTermCK List
BIO 200Ethnobiology3Fall
Indigenous Leadership Program Requirements: 15 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTermCK List
ANI 200Indigenous American Leadership3Spring
ANI 297Indigenous American Internship3IPSpring
HIS 150History of Leech Lake3FA/SP
PHIL 200Indigenous American Philosophy3Fall
POLSC 225Treaty Law and Tribal Sovereignty3Spring
Indigenous Leadership Electives: 4 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTermCK List
ANI 290Knowledge Bowl Preparation2Spring
ANI 298Nationhood & Gathering of Manoomin3Fall
HIS 101U.S. and Indigenous American History, 1830-Present3Fall
OJI 201Speaking Ojibwe III4OJI 102FA/SP
PSY 210Indigenous American Psychology3Interm.
SOC 200Indigenous American Women3Interm.
Total=67 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.