What can I do with a Major in American Indian Studies?

American Indian Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in American Indian Studies is designed for all persons interested in the cultural heritage and history of American Indian peoples. 

The major is a multi-disciplinary liberal arts program with required courses in anthropology, history, literature and political science or criminal justice. 

Electives can be chosen from a broad choice of subjects that focus on Native Americans and their experiences, as well as their influences within society.


Career Opportunities

  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist
  • Area and Cultural Studies Professor
  • Community Outreach Manager
  • Community Welfare Worker
  • Higher Education
  • Historian
  • Historic Site Administrator
  • Information/Library Science
  • Museum Curator
  • Preservation and Conservation Research
  • Social Psychologist
  • Social Welfare Administrator
  • Social Worker
  • Sociologist
  • Travel Writer (Journalist)

Related Skills

  • Authority to Make Decisions
  • Face-to-Face Communication 
  • Leading Others
  • Public Speaking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Speaking
  • Teaching
  • Writing and Authoring