Dec 10, 2023
OSRHE Program Code: 148
CIP Code: 050199
Major Code: 4202
- 4204 - Language Revitalization
- 4206 - Cultural Heritage and Self-Determination
Student Learning Outcomes
- Develop Cherokee language proficiency in all areas of communication, with special emphasis on speaking.
- Gain foundational knowledge of Cherokee language, culture, history, and humanities.
- Experience technology-related instruction and use technology for their own development as professionals.
- Gain a solid base of critical thinking and research skills for analysis.
General Education Requirements
A minimum of 46 hours of academic work in general education is required during the freshman and sophomore years. For students transferring with the Associate of Arts degree or Associate of Science degree from a public institution in Oklahoma, all general education requirements will be satisfied with respect to degree requirements. However, some majors may require other specific general education courses as program prerequisites or program requirements. Students should consult advisors and the program’s plan of study for further information. Students are required to complete general education requirements by the time they have completed 90 semester hours of college work. See General Education Requirements for more information.
Cherokee Cultural Studies General Education Requirements
The following are course prerequisites that may be completed as part of the general education or major elective requirements.
Cherokee Studies Core - 27 hours
Select one of the following options:
Cultural Heritage and Self-Determination - 12 hours (4206)
Language Revitalization - 12 hours (4204)
Approved Electives - 3 hours
Minor - 18 hours
A minor is required for the Cherokee Cultural Studies major.
Additional Degree Information - College of Liberal Arts
In addition to general education and program requirements stated above, additional hours may be needed to satisfy all minimum degree requirements listed below.
- English Proficiency: Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
- A minimum of 124 hours is required. PE activity is limited to four hours. Prior learning credit (CLEP, Advanced Standing, Military Credit, etc) is limited to 30 hours.
- A minimum of 30 hours in residence (from NSU) is required for graduation. PE activity is limited to four hours. Hours in residence exclude zero-level courses and prior learning credit such as CLEP, Advanced Placement, Advanced Standing, Military Credit, etc.
- A minimum of 40 hours of 3000/4000 level courses is required for graduation.
- A minimum of 60 hours from a 4-year school is required for graduation excluding zero level and PE activity courses.
- At least fifty percent of the major requirements must be upper division courses (3000 and 4000 level).
- At least 18 hours or fifty percent of the major, whichever is greater, must be satisfactorily completed at NSU.
- The minimum number of credit hours required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences varies based on the type of degree. B.A., B.A.Ed., B.F.A. and B.M.E. degrees require at least 80 hours. B.S. and B.S.Ed. degrees require at least 55 hours. B.G.S. and B.S.W. degrees require at least 40 hours. Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) courses are identified in catalog course descriptions.
For more information, see Bachelor’s Degree Requirements .