American Indian Studies, Bachelor | University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire | Eau Claire, United States
48 months
17150 USD/year
17150 USD/year
8875 USD/year
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Examine the history, culture and values of the indigenous tribal nations of the United States with a bachelor's degree in American Indian Studies (AIS) from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.


Designed to offer a range of courses to meet the diverse career goals and needs of students, this interdisciplinary major is an excellent choice for those who wish to enter a profession related to tribal affairs, tribal heritage centers and business enterprises; those looking to pursue graduate study in anthropology, history, museum studies, English or casino management; or those who are American Indian and seek to learn more about their culture and heritage.

Key facts:

While pursuing the American Indian Studies major at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, you'll quickly find that countless opportunities for real-world learning are available to you. You may choose to connect with American Indian communities and tribal members through practical internships, cultural immersion programs and collaborative research projects.

 Annual activities during American Indian Heritage Month will enhance your classroom studies and include the opportunity to participate in the annual Spring Celebration Pow Wow or join the Inter-Tribal Student Council. 

Rooted in active discussion and exploration, program curriculum will encourage you to examine historical and contemporary issues and their effects on indigenous peoples — particularly on native peoples of the Great Lakes and across the U.S. A required capstone course will challenge you to produce a research project or creative activity within a seminar format, enhancing your critical thinking, data analysis and problem-solving skills. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Indian History and Cultures
  • American Indian Expressive Cultures
  • Contemporary American Indian Communities
  • Indigenous Theory and Methodologies
  • Capstone
  • Studies in American Indian Languages 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $25 USD application fee 
    • Evidence of English proficiency 
    • Financial Verification form 
    • Certified bank statement 
    • Official school records 
    • Passport copy 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17150 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    17150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17150 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8875 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8875 USD per year during 48 months.

Minnesota Resident:$9,200

Living costs for Eau Claire

1172 - 1943 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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