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DAKOTA STUDIES

Degree:  Associate of Arts

Credit Hours Required:  62

The Dakota Studies Program is designed to prepare students for entrance into the local workforce or to transfer to a four-year institution. In this program, students acquire an interdisciplinary understanding of the culture, language, history, arts, and contemporary situations of Dakota people.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Identify the oral traditions as a means of history preservation.
  2. Distinguish the reasoning/importance of spiritually.
  3. Identify the different approaches to spirituality and respect the differences.
  4. Practice the value system of communications.
  5. Demonstrate the Dakota values for the circle of life.
  6. Communicate the Dakota values for all living things.
  7. Converse in the Dakota language.

Required Professional Courses                                                                    12

                DKT 130 Dakota History                                                                   3

            DKT 140 Dakota Culture*                                                                 3

            DKT 160 Dakota Oral Traditions                                                      3

            DKT 250 Introduction to Tribal Government                                    3

Dakota Studies Electives:                                                                               9

Students are required to select three Dakota Studies Electives

(Students may not select a course used for any other requirement)

General Education Requirements                                                               41

Please refer back to pages 28-29 of the catalog for a full description of each of these General Education requirements.

                        English/Communications                                                        6

                        Math/Science - One Math course & One Science course       7

                        Humanities                                                                              3

                        Social Sciences                                                                        6

                        Dakota Studies                                                                       6

                        Computer Science                                                                   3

                        General Education                                                                  4

                        General Education Electives                                                   6

 

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 13-16 credits each semester.

Dakota Instructors:  Erin Griffin, Eric Dumarce, Darren Renville                

Cost to complete the program within normal time (13-16 credits per semester):

(Based on five semesters)

Tuition                                                             $ 7,750

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   150

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                                $12,065

DAKOTA STUDIES

Degree:  Associate of Arts

Credit Hours Required:  62

The Dakota Studies Program is designed to prepare students for entrance into the local workforce or to transfer to a four-year institution. In this program, students acquire an interdisciplinary understanding of the culture, language, history, arts, and contemporary situations of Dakota people.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Identify the oral traditions as a means of history preservation.
  2. Distinguish the reasoning/importance of spiritually.
  3. Identify the different approaches to spirituality and respect the differences.
  4. Practice the value system of communications.
  5. Demonstrate the Dakota values for the circle of life.
  6. Communicate the Dakota values for all living things.
  7. Converse in the Dakota language.

Required Professional Courses                                                                    12

                DKT 130 Dakota History                                                                   3

            DKT 140 Dakota Culture*                                                                 3

            DKT 160 Dakota Oral Traditions                                                      3

            DKT 250 Introduction to Tribal Government                                    3

Dakota Studies Electives:                                                                               9

 

Students are required to select three Dakota Studies Electives

(Students may not select a course used for any other requirement)

General Education Requirements                                                               41

Please refer back to pages 28-29 of the catalog for a full description of each of these General Education requirements.

                        English/Communications                                                        6

                        Math/Science - One Math course & One Science course       7

                        Humanities                                                                              3

                        Social Sciences                                                                        6

                        Dakota Studies                                                                       6

                        Computer Science                                                                   3

                        General Education                                                                  4

                        General Education Electives                                                   6

 

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 13-16 credits each semester.

Dakota Instructors:  Erin Griffin, Eric Dumarce, Darren Renville                

Cost to complete the program within normal time (13-16 credits per semester):

(Based on five semesters)

Tuition                                                             $ 7,750

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   150

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                                $12,065

DAKOTA STUDIES

Degree:  Associate of Arts

Credit Hours Required:  62

The Dakota Studies Program is designed to prepare students for entrance into the local workforce or to transfer to a four-year institution. In this program, students acquire an interdisciplinary understanding of the culture, language, history, arts, and contemporary situations of Dakota people.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Identify the oral traditions as a means of history preservation.
  2. Distinguish the reasoning/importance of spiritually.
  3. Identify the different approaches to spirituality and respect the differences.
  4. Practice the value system of communications.
  5. Demonstrate the Dakota values for the circle of life.
  6. Communicate the Dakota values for all living things.
  7. Converse in the Dakota language.

Required Professional Courses                                                                    12

                DKT 130 Dakota History                                                                   3

            DKT 140 Dakota Culture*                                                                 3

            DKT 160 Dakota Oral Traditions                                                      3

            DKT 250 Introduction to Tribal Government                                    3

 

Dakota Studies Electives:                                                                               9

 

Students are required to select three Dakota Studies Electives

(Students may not select a course used for any other requirement)

General Education Requirements                                                               41

Please refer back to pages 28-29 of the catalog for a full description of each of these General Education requirements.

                        English/Communications                                                        6

                        Math/Science - One Math course & One Science course       7

                        Humanities                                                                              3

                        Social Sciences                                                                        6

                        Dakota Studies                                                                       6

                        Computer Science                                                                   3

                        General Education                                                                  4

                        General Education Electives                                                   6

 

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 13-16 credits each semester.

Dakota Instructors:  Erin Griffin, Eric Dumarce, Darren Renville                

Cost to complete the program within normal time (13-16 credits per semester):

(Based on five semesters)

Tuition                                                             $ 7,750

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   150

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                                $12,065

DAKOTA STUDIES

Degree:  Associate of Arts

Credit Hours Required:  62

The Dakota Studies Program is designed to prepare students for entrance into the local workforce or to transfer to a four-year institution. In this program, students acquire an interdisciplinary understanding of the culture, language, history, arts, and contemporary situations of Dakota people. 

Program Outcomes:

  1. Identify the oral traditions as a means of history preservation.
  2. Distinguish the reasoning/importance of spiritually.
  3. Identify the different approaches to spirituality and respect the differences.
  4. Practice the value system of communications.
  5. Demonstrate the Dakota values for the circle of life.
  6. Communicate the Dakota values for all living things.
  7. Converse in the Dakota language.

Required Professional Courses                                                                    12

                DKT 130 Dakota History                                                                   3

            DKT 140 Dakota Culture*                                                                 3

            DKT 160 Dakota Oral Traditions                                                      3

            DKT 250 Introduction to Tribal Government                                    3

Dakota Studies Electives:                                                                               9

Students are required to select three Dakota Studies Electives

(Students may not select a course used for any other requirement)

General Education Requirements                                                               41

Please refer back to pages 28-29 of the catalog for a full description of each of these General Education requirements.

                        English/Communications                                                        6

                        Math/Science - One Math course & One Science course       7

                        Humanities                                                                              3

                        Social Sciences                                                                        6

                        Dakota Studies                                                                       6

                        Computer Science                                                                   3

                        General Education                                                                  4

                        General Education Electives                                                   6

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 13-16 credits each semester.

Dakota Instructors:  Erin Griffin, Eric Dumarce, Darren Renville                

Cost to complete the program within normal time (13-16 credits per semester):

(Based on five semesters)

Tuition                                                             $ 7,750

Registration Fee                                                    250

Lab Fee $50 (per lab class)                                   150

Library Usage/Email Account Fee                        150

Building Usage Fee                                              125

Technical Fee                                                        450

Books and Supplies (estimate)                           3,000

Graduation Fee                                                       40

Activity Fee                                                          150

Total                                                                $12,065

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