Speakers Nora and Dick Dauenhauer
Undergraduate Minor Options
The same discipline may not be used to satisfy the major and the minor (i.e. English major and English minor do not make a degree.) If a course is a requirement of both the major and the minor, a student may use the course to meet both requirements but will not receive double credit.
Explore an interdisciplinary curriculum in Alaska Native cultures, history, and perspectives.
The minor in art develops skills and appreciation in the visual arts as well as enhancing abilities in many of the following areas: reading, writing, speaking, computer literacy, professional behavior and especially critical thinking.
The minor in creative writing is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to write poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction.
The minor in English Literature is designed to provide students with a broad overview of English and American literature.
The minor in human communication is designed to provide students with a broad introduction to the discipline of human communication as well as enhance their reading, speaking, research, writing, computer literacy, professional behavior and critical thinking skills.
Study Northwest Coast Art and its origins in Alaska Native cultures, history, and perspectives.
This minor is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the different channels of communication with which they will be expected to have some familiarity and skill for most professional work environments.
The minor in philosophy allows students to focus their philosophical study in order to develop their skills and achieve a deeper understanding of themselves and their world. Students completing the minor will gain a general knowledge of the history of philosophy and the major topics with which philosophers have been concerned.
This minor is designed to provide students with a full grammatical understanding of the language, plus a good handle on techniques for reading and writing, in addition to good command of vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. This program will stress active speaking and comprehension.
The minor in theatre is designed to provide students with a broad introduction to the discipline of theatre.
The minor in Tlingit is designed to provide students with an appreciation of the unique nature of the language, and with basic ability to communicate in culturally relevant settings, read and write the standard orthography, and understand the fundamental grammatical concepts used in linguistic analysis of Tlingit.