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Hoop of Learning Courses

The following is a sample of the classes that students will take in the program.  Strategies for College Success (AAA150) is a required course for brand new students:

AAA150Strategies for College Success (Required for new students)3
Focus on increasing student success through college orientation and personal growth, study skills development, and educational and career planning. Prerequisites: None.
General StudiesCommon choices:  Social/Behavioral and Humanities3
Selection varies each semester.  Choose from the approved AGEC - AZ General Education Curriculum list.  Common courses include, but not limited to COM, PSY, SOC, MHL, ENH, REL and BPC
AIS105Introduction to American Indian Studies3
Introduction to political, economic, and social structures of American Indian Nations. Provides overview of American Indian tribal cultures prior to contact, the impact of European contact, and the influence of western social systems on tribal nations. Prerequisites: None.
HIS/AIS140American Indian History3

​Survey of American Indian history with emphasis on the last 200 years including developments in the 20th century. Focuses on selected groups such as the Cherokee, Iroquois Confederation, Navajo, Sioux and Indians of the Southwest in relation to cultural, economic, political and social continuity and changes. Topics include development and influence of federal policies, past and present issues confronting Native Americans and how Native American individuals and communities maintain their identities as they confront social changes. Prerequisites: None.

ENG, RDG, CRE, MATEnglish, reading, math3-4

English, reading and math classes:  student required to take the college placement test to determine eligibility and starting point. Results are given immediately after testing.​

NAV115Beginning Navajo Conversation I3

​Beginning conversational Navajo with emphasis on basic listening and speaking skills, including basic pronunciation, vocabulary, sentence structure, and cultural awareness. Prerequisites: None (can be used towards Chief Manuelito Scholarship eligibility)

AIS110Navajo Government3

Addresses and examines major historical developments of the Navajo People with a focus on government, law, society, livelihood, tradition, and culture. Includes the major components and operation of Navajo government and related tribal laws, such as Title II and Title VII of the Navajo Nation Code, as well as the significance of the Treaty of 1868. Federal Indian policies and their impact on Navajo society and government, the importance of federal and tribal citizenship and related federal and tribal laws, and the role of the Navajo clanship system and other relevant cultural concepts addressed. Prerequisites: None​  (Can be used toward Chief Manuelito Scholarship eligibility)