Tribal Development

Tribal Development - CCL

Effective term: 
2012 Spring
Final term: 
Total credits required: 

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.

Program notes

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

If the student obtains equivalency by assessment for CRE101, then the student will be required to take COM225 Public Speaking (3) to satisfy 29-credit Certificate Requirement.

AIS/SOC105Introduction to American Indian Studies 3
AIS/SOC112American Indian Policy 3
AIS113Proposal Writing 3
AIS/SOC141Sovereign Indian Nations 3
AIS/SOC160American Indian Law 3
AIS201Tribal Management Seminar 3
CPD103BENative American Cultural Pride and Awareness 2
CRE101College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking 3
ENG101First-Year Composition 3
GBS131Business Calculations 3
  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. (AIS105)
  2. Identify major historical and contemporary Federal Government policies and explain their impact on American Indian Nations. (AIS/SOC112)
  3. Identify, describe and use the techniques and methodology to develop a proposal for Indian programs. (AIS113)
  4. Describe the impact of sovereign status on the cultures of American Indian Nations. (AIS/SOC141)
  5. Identify and describe significant current issues and contemporary social problems of American Indian Nations. (AIS/SOC141)
  6. Analyze the legal system of the Federal Government as it applies to American Indian Nations and examine its impact on Indian sovereignty. (AIS/SOC160)
  7. Describe the relationship between general management issues and specific applications to tribal government situations. (AIS201)
  8. Identify personal strengths, which enhance personal, social, vocational, and educational decisions. (CPD103BE)
  9. Apply critical thinking skills to a variety of reading materials. (CRE101)
  10. Identify and apply standard English writing skills. (ENG101)
  11. Apply basic arithmetic and mathematics to business problems, to include percentage, interest, discount, and markups. (GBS131)