Tribal Arts

The certificate program in tribal arts is designed to introduce students to Dakota tribal arts while promoting and encouraging the preservation and revitalization of traditional art forms. The program will nurture student awareness, knowledge, and ability to develop quality art forms.

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Program Outcomes

Acquisition of an interdisciplinary understanding of the culture, language, history, and arts of the Dakota Oyate

Identify and address the development and continuation of issues impacting Dakota communities through analysis and study of contemporary and historical events.

Demonstrates critical thought and analysis about the experiences of Dakota people.

Acquisition of basic competency in the Dakota Language.

Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills about the experiences of Dakota people.

Course Requirements

Degree: Certificate

Credit Hours Required: 22

    Required Technical Courses 6 Credits
    DKT 120 Introduction to Native American Art 3 Credits


    ART 210 Art as a Profession I 3 Credits

    Art Electives 15 Credits
    DKT 115 Dakota Bow Making – 3 Credits


    DKT 135 Dakota Song and Dance – 3 Credits


    ART 135 Watercolor – 3 Credits


    DKT 136 Beadwork – 3 Credits


    DKT 137 Quillwork – 3 Credits


    DKT 138 Dakota Design & Painting – 3 Credits


    ART 145 Native American Textile Arts – 3 Credits


    DKT 146 Regalia Making – 3 Credits


    ENG 120 Creative Writing – 3 Credits


    DKT 210 Native American Literature – 3 Credits


    DKT 214 Dakota Quillwork II – 3 Credits


    DKT 217 Dakota Beadwork II – 3 Credits


    DKT/ART 180/280 Special Topics – 3 Credits


    General Education Requirements 1 Credit
    GEN 270 Capstone Course – 1 Credit
    Degree Requirements 22 Credits
    Required Technical Courses – 6 Credits


    Art Electives – 15 Credits


    General Education Requirements – 1 Credit


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