IAIA - Institute of American Indian Arts

Block Schedule

Block Schedule for BA in Indigenous liberal Studies

125 Credits

A block schedule helps students stay on track toward successful completion of their degree by indicating clearly which courses they would ideally enroll in each semester. By following the block schedule for each semester’s course enrollment, a student is assured of taking their requirements in sequence and completing their degree in a timely manner

First Semester
LIBS103  First Year Seminar 2
ENGL101  English Comp I 3
MATH102  Geometry or other 100-level math 3
NMAD112  Introduction to Digital Media 3
IDST101  Introduction to Indigenous Studies 3
HEAL or MUSC: Health & Wellness or Music Class 1
First Semester Total Credits


15


Second Semester
LIBS104 ePortfolio 1
ENGL102  English Comp II 3
THEA101  Introduction to Indigenous Theater 3
Science with Lab 4
ANTH102 Survey of American Indian Culture Areas 3
HEAL or MUSC: Health & Wellness or Music Class
Second Semester Total Credits


15


Third Semester
ARTH211 or ARTH212: Native American Art History I or
Native American Art History II 3
NAVJ101  Elementary Navajo I or other language 3
HIST101  Survey of Native American History 3
TRDA101  Traditional Arts & Ecology 3
ENGL260  Intro to Native American Literature 3
General Education Elective (outside of major) 3
Third Semester Total Credits


18


Fourth Semester
NAST201  Native American Philosophy 3
IDST  Native Eyes Interdisciplinary Course 3
Courses from Major Requirements 6
General Education Elective (outside of major) 3
Fourth Semester Total Credits


15


Fifth Semester
NAVJ102  Elementary Navajo IIor other language 3
IDST Native Eyes Interdisciplinary Course 3
Courses from Major Requirements 9
General Education Elective (outside of major) 3
Fifth Semester Total Credits


18


Sixth Semester
IDST290  Internship I 3 to 6
MUSM320  Research Methods 3
Courses from Major Requirements 6
IDST230  Issues in Indigenous Education 3
Sixth Semester Total Credits


15


Seventh Semester
IDST451  Senior Seminar 3
Courses from Major Requirements 8
Elective 3
Seventh Semester Total Credits


14


Eighth Semester
IDST499 Senior Project 3
Courses from Major Requirements 6
Elective 3
Elective 3
Eighth Semester Total Credits 15