Historical Knowledge of American Indian History and Cultures
Students will understand and appreciate American Indian history and cultures, employ historical research skills effectively, and apply appropriate methods and theories to the study of American Indian history and contemporary American Indian issues.
Historical Knowledge of American Indian Cultural Traditions
Students will recognize important ideas of American Indian and non-American Indian cultural traditions and how LDS American Indians have balanced their intellectual pursuits, their faith, and their cultures.
Interactions with American Indian Communities
Students will have meaningful interactions with American Indian communities, individuals, and organizations to provide outreach and to help address contemporary challenges.
Students will be able to interpret primary sources and use evidence from those documents to support historical arguments.
Students will be able to skillfully and honestly evaluate historical arguments in secondary sources.
Students will learn to communicate effectively both orally and in writing about American Indian topics.