American Indian Studies (AIS)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

AIS 1100

This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the diverse cultures, histories and contemporary situations of the Indigenous peoples of North America. Students will also be introduced to important ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1600ANTHR 1700

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1013AIS 1100  LEC 001

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  •  1014AIS 1100  DIS 201

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  •  1015AIS 1100  DIS 202

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  •  4278AIS 1100  DIS 203

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AIS 1120

This First-Year Writing Seminar uses indigenous knowledge systems and provides opportunities to crtically examine, define and write extensively on those issues. Topics vary by section. view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

AIS 2390

This seminar explores the history and culture of Iroquois people from ancient times, through their initial contacts with European settlers, to their present-day struggles and achievements under colonial ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 2390HIST 2390

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16370AIS 2390  SEM 101

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AIS 3330

Based on indigenous and place-based "ways of knowing," this course (1) presents a theoretical and humanistic framework from which to understand generation of ecological knowledge; (2) examines processes ... view course details

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  •  4438AIS 3330  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: Juniors, seniors, and grad students. Sophomores require permission of instructor (ksk28@cornell.edu).

AIS 4970

Topic and credit hours TBA between faculty member and student. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1243AIS 4970  IND 601

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    • Staff

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  • Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

AIS 6010

Graduate-level course that introduces students to ongoing research in the field of American Indian Studies in a proseminar/colloquium format. Advanced graduate students are expected to present their work ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  3680AIS 6010  SEM 101

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  • The class will occur every other Friday unless otherwise specified.

AIS 6970

A student may, with approval of a faculty advisor, study a problem or topic not covered in a regular course or may undertake tutorial study of an independent nature in an area of interest in American Indian ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1447AIS 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Richardson, T

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  • Sign into your faculty section. If your faculty member is not listed, please contact 140 Roberts Hall or the graduate school to add the faculty member.