Tribal Development

Tribal Development - AAS

MCCCD Program and Award Information
Effective term: 
2012 Spring
Major: 
3078
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
AAS
Total credits required: 
62-67
CIP Code: 
52.0299
Description

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) 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. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Tribal Development is also offered.

Award notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:32
AIS/SOC105Introduction to American Indian Studies3
AIS/SOC112American Indian Policy3
AIS113Proposal Writing3
AIS/SOC160American Indian Law3
AIS201Tribal Management Seminar3
CPD103BENative American Cultural Pride and Awareness2
GBS131Business Calculations3
GBS151Introduction to Business3
 
MGT101Techniques of Supervision (3) OR
MGT175Business Organization and Management (3)3
 
MGT251Human Relations in Business3
MGT296WCCooperative Education3
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:8
ACC111Accounting Principles I3
AIS203Fundamentals of Economic Development for Indigenous Nations3
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
GBS233Business Communication3
MGT296WBCooperative Education2
General education requirements
General Education RequirementCredits: 22-27
 
General Education CoreCredits: 12-17
 
First-Year CompositionCredits: 6
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) AND
ENG102First-Year Composition (3)6
 
Oral CommunicationCredits: 3
COM225Public Speaking3
 
Critical ReadingCredits: 0-3
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
equivalent as indicated by assessment
 
MathematicsCredits: 3-5
Any approved General Education course from the Mathematics area.
 
General Education DistributionCredits: 10
 
Humanities and Fine ArtsCredits: 3
Any approved general education course from the Humanities, Arts and Design area.
 
Social and Behavioral SciencesCredits: 3
AIS/SOC141Sovereign Indian Nations3
 
Natural SciencesCredits: 4
Any approved general education course in Natural Sciences area.
Competencies
  • 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. (AIS105)
  • Identify major historical and contemporary Federal Government policies and explain their impact on American Indian Nations. (AIS/SOC112)
  • Identify, describe and use the techniques and methodology to develop a proposal for Indian programs. (AIS113)
  • Analyze the legal system of the Federal Government as it applies to American Indian Nations and examine its impact on Indian sovereignty. (AIS/SOC160)
  • Describe the relationship between general management issues and specific applications to tribal government situations. (AIS201)
  • Identify personal strengths, which enhance personal, social, vocational, and educational decisions. (CPD103BE)
  • Apply basic arithmetic and mathematics to business problems, to include percentage, interest, discount, and markups. (GBS131)
  • Identify and describe the fundamental characteristics and functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations and business risk and records. (GBS151)
  • Identify and describe the responsibilities of supervisors in industry, business, and government. (MGT101) OR
  • Identify the basic management principles and functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. (MGT175)
  • Identify and describe the concepts of labor-management relationships, including motivation, leadership, communication, and cultural differences that may cause conflict. (MGT251)
  • Perform work-related duties in a responsible and professional manner. (MGT296WC)