The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Tribal Historic Preservation curriculum builds upon the knowledge and skills of the Associate of Arts Program, providing students with a broad-based knowledge of historic preservation strategies, archeological and historical methods, field techniques, Native American civilization, language, material culture, arts and science. Students will become familiar with the application of the social sciences, humanities, technology and law to historic preservation goals as articulated by elected tribal governments, tribal elders and communities.
Graduates with the Bachelors of Arts degree will be prepared to obtain employment as managers or directors of tribal historic preservation programs, cultural departments, or tribal museums as well as mid-level positions in historic preservation programs in state or federal agencies as well as private cultural resource management firms and museums. Graduates with the Bachelors of Arts degree will also be qualified to continue their education in graduate school and earn their Masters or Doctorate. Having done so, these candidates can look forward to employment in senior positions in tribal historic preservation programs, state or federal agencies, private cultural resource management firms and academia.