Tribal Development - CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Tribal Development program is designed to prepare individuals to assume positions of management and leadership within tribal communities. The college, in recognition of its special relationship to the Indian community, offers this innovative program in Tribal Development. The program requirements include courses unique to tribal development in addition to courses which provide a broad preparation in management and supervision. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Tribal Development is also offered.

Details

Academic Career
Credit
Degree/Certificate Type
Career and Technical Certificate
Academic Plan
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan Code
5078
Total Credits Required
29
Catalog Year
2020-2021

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Program Contacts

Manuel Pino, American Indian Studies Program Director
Office: SBE-138
Phone: (480) 423-6221
manny.pino@scottsdalecc.edu

Ana Cuddington, American Indian Program Director
Office: ICC-203
Phone: (480) 423-6531
ana.cuddington@scottsdalecc.edu

Stefani Parks, Administrative Assistant
Office: SBE-133
Phone: (480) 423-6206
stefani.parks@scottsdalecc.edu

What You’ll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Describe the political, economic and social structures of American Indian nations and trace the impact of European contact and Western social systems on tribal nations.
  2. Identify major historical and contemporary Federal Government policies and explain their impact on American Indian Nations.
  3. Identify, describe and use the techniques and methodology to develop a proposal for Indian programs.
  4. Describe the impact of sovereign status on the cultures of American Indian Nations.
  5. Identify and describe significant current issues and contemporary social problems of American Indian Nations.
  6. Analyze the legal system of the Federal Government as it applies to American Indian Nations and examine its impact on Indian sovereignty.
  7. Describe the relationship between general management issues and specific applications to tribal government situations.
  8. Identify personal strengths, which enhance personal, social, vocational, and educational decisions.
  9. Apply critical thinking skills to a variety of reading materials.
  10. Identify and apply standard English writing skills.
  11. Apply basic arithmetic and mathematics to business problems, to include percentage, interest, discount, and markups.
Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Arizona-based annual median wages* for this program. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information.

* Wage information sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2018.
Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include CPD150, CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
  • Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIS/SOC105 Introduction to American Indian Studies Critical course Gateway course C 3
CPD103BE Native American Cultural Pride And Awareness Critical course 2
AIS/SOC141 Sovereign Indian Nations C, H, SB 3
AIS201 Tribal Management Seminar 3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business 3
AIS/SOC160 American Indian Law C, H 3
AIS/SOC112 or
AIS203 or
AIS+++
American Indian Policy or Fundamentals of Economic Development for Indigenous Nations or Any American Indian Studies course not taken in Required Courses. Restricted Electives 3

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIS/SOC105 Introduction to American Indian Studies Critical course Gateway course C 3
CPD103BE Native American Cultural Pride And Awareness Critical course 2

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIS/SOC141 Sovereign Indian Nations C, H, SB 3
AIS201 Tribal Management Seminar 3

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business 3
AIS/SOC160 American Indian Law C, H 3

Term 4

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 4
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
AIS/SOC112 or
AIS203 or
AIS+++
American Indian Policy or Fundamentals of Economic Development for Indigenous Nations or Any American Indian Studies course not taken in Required Courses. Restricted Electives 3
Program Area Key
Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Tribal Development (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=36869).

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.