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General Education Requirements for Associate of Arts/Science Degrees
AIS 100 American Indian Studies 3 cr
AIS 150/155 A'ani nen/Nakoda I Language 3 cr
BIOBL 160 Principles of Living Systems/Lab 4cr
HUM & Fine Arts Elective courses in Humanities or Fine Arts 3cr
M 121 College Algebra 4cr
PSYX 100 General Psychology 3cr
SP 110 Public Speaking 3cr
WRIT 101 College Writing I 3 cr
WRIT 201 College Writing II 3 cr
Total: 29cr

Areas of discipline include but are not limited to the following fields of study (See your advisor and the Registrar/Admission Officer for transfer course evaluation.)

Fine Arts: (Architecture, art, media and theater arts, American Indian arts, music, and creative writing.)

Humanities: (Literature, history, humanities, foreign languages, American Indian languages, American Indian Studies, philosophy, and religion.)

Mathematics: (Mathematics and statistics.)

Natural Science: (Biology, botany, zoology, environmental science, chemistry, geology, cell biology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, wellness, health, natural resources, and soils.)

Social Sciences: (Geography, history, political science, psychology, sociology, and economics.)

Related Instruction: Programs of study for which applied associate degrees or year-long certificates are granted also contain a recognized body of instruction in program-related areas of 1) communication, 2) computation, and 3) human relations Additional topics are covered as deemed appropriate, e.g., safety, environmental awareness.

General Education Goals:

1. Aaniiih/Nakoda - Embedded in each of the core competencies

Students will sustain the identity of the A'ani nen and Nakoda peoples of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation to ensure their success in the A'ani nen, Nakoda and Western Worlds

2. Oral and Written Communication (Communications)

Students will communicate effectively in both speech and writing.

3. Quantitative Reasoning (Mathematics)

Students will apply appropriate mathematical and statistical concepts and operations to interpret data and to solve problems.

4. Scientific Reasoning (Scientific Inquiry)

Students will apply the scientific method of inquiry to draw conclusions based on variable evidence, use scientific theories and knowledge to understand the natural world, and explain scientific theories, discoveries, and technological changes on society.

5. Technological Competency (Technology Use) -- Embedded in each of the core competencies

The student will use computers and other types of technology (graphing calculators, scientific instrumentation, etc.) to obtain, analyze, and present information.

6. Society and Human Analysis (Social Science or History)

The student will use social science theories and concepts to analyze human behavior and social institutions.

7. Aesthetic Perspective (Humanities or Fine Arts)

Students will cultivate the capacity to create, appreciate, and interpret works of literary, visual, or performing arts.

8. Information Literacy-- Embedded in each of the core competencies

Students will recognize an information need, access and evaluate appropriate resources, then utilize the information in a coherent, effective and ethical manner.

9. Critical Thinking and Problem Solving-- Embedded in each of the core competencies

Students will recognize a problem or question, identify potential solutions, and evaluate the validity of proposed solutions.


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