Introduction to Native Community Development
||South Dakota State University
||3 credit hours - $600 per credit
||August 22, 2022 - December 14, 2022
This is a base knowledge course for students currently working within or in partnership with Native communities or considering working in this area. Within the context of community development, students gain a basic understanding of the diversity of tribal structures and cultures and learn about the unique history and jurisdictional considerations of these nations. Topics explored in this course are working with tribes, federal and Indian relations, and governance and cultural issues. Students complete a holistic analysis and conceptual mapping of a tribe. This course is required before students may take other courses in the Working with Native Communities Track.
For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services
To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.
Your username and password for D2L will be the same when you first log in. For example, if your name is MaryJo McCullough, then your username will be MaryJo.McCullough and your password will be MaryJo.McCullough. Usernames and passwords are case sensitive and you will be required to change your password once you have logged in.
If you have trouble completing any of the steps above, forget your password, or have any questions, please contact the SDState Support Desk at 605-688-6776 for assistance.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.