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

63 Credits
Indigenous Leadership 2017-2019 Program of Study

LLTC Core Requirements- 19 creditsClassCr.Pre-ReqTerm
ANI 100Introduction to Anishinaabe Studies3FA/SP
EDU 102Miikana (FYE)2FA/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-ReqTerm
ENGL 102English Composition II3ENGL 101FA/SP
or SPCH 201Speech and Communications3ENGL 101FA/SP
Category 2: Critical Thinking (Satisfied by MNTC requirements)
Category 3: Natural Science 7 credits minimum: 1 Biological, 1 Physical
Biological Science Options
BIO 121General Biology I & Lab4Fall
* or BIO 204Environmental Science3
Physical Science Options
CHEM 100Foundations of Chemistry & Lab4Fall
* or GEOL 110Intro to Geology and Earth Systems4Fall
or PSCI 150Indigenous Astronomy3Spring
Category 4: Mathematical/ Logical Reasoning- 3 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTerm
MATH 140Concepts in Mathematics4FA/SP
or MATH 150Beginning College Algebra3FA/SP
or MATH 155Advanced College Algebra3MATH 150FA/SP
or MATH 210Pre-Calculus3MATH 155Spring
or MATH 250Calculus3MATH 210
Category 5: History and Social Sciences- 3 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTerm
SOC 101Introduction to Sociology3
or HIS 101U.S. and Indigenous American History, 1830-Present3
or PSY 100Introduction to Psychology3
or PSY 200Indigenous American Psychology3Spring
Category 6: Humanities and Arts- 9 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTerm
ART 100Introduction to Traditional & Contemporary Art3Fall
and ENGL 250Contemporary American Indian Literature3ENGL 101Spring
Choose another course from below
* ENGL 200Literature and the Environment3ENGL 101
or ENGL 220Creative Writing3ENGL 101
or ENGL 299Special Topics in Literature3ENGL 102
or ART 102Introduction to Pottery3
or ART 107Drawing 13
or ART 108Sculpture3
or ART 109Watercolor Painting3
or ART 110Acrylic and Oil Painting3
or ART 113Jingle Dress Making2
or ART 114Star Quilt Making2Spring
or ART 116Introduction to Beadwork3
or ART 204Introduction to Moccasin Making3ART 116 or IP
or MUS 250History of Anishinaabe Music and Dance3Fall
or PHIL 200Indigenous American Philosophy3Fall
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)
BIO 200Ethnobiology3
* or ENGL 200Literature and the Environment3ENGL 101
IL Program Requirements: 15 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTerm
ANI 200Indigenous Leadership3Spring
ANI 299Indigenous American Internship3Inst. AppSpring
HIS 150History of Leech Lake3FA/SP
PHIL 200Indigenous American Philosophy3Fall
POLSC 225Treaty Law and Tribal Sovereignty3Spring
IL Electives: 4 creditsCr.Pre-ReqTerm
ANI 290Knowledge Bowl Preparation2Spring
or ANI 291Knowledge Bowl Preparation II2Spring
or ANI 298Nationhood & Gathering of Manoomin3Fall
or OJI 201Speaking Ojibwe III4OJI 102
or SOC 200Indigenous American Women3Spring
or PSY 200Indigenous American Psychology3Spring
or HIS 101U.S. and Indigenous American History, 1830-Present3
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.