Academic Certificates

Navajo Cultural Arts





The Certificate in Navajo Cultural Arts will enhance and revitalize authentic practices and provide opportunities for Navajo master artisans and “knowledge holders” to share their unique skills with the emerging young generation of artists (participants will be selected on a cohort basis).

NOTE: Student is eligible for Title IV Financial Aid in this certificate program.

Program Requirements Credits

1st Semester - 9 hours
NIS 129 Navajo Cultural Arts Selling Practice
NIS 132 Navajo Cultural Arts Material and Resources
NIS 197 Navajo Cultural Arts Practicum I

3
3
3

Emphasis (Choose One) - 3 hours
NIS 101 Navajo Pottery
NIS 103 Navajo Basketry
NIS 105 Navajo Rug Weaving
NIS 107 Navajo Moccasin Making
NIS 108 Navajo Silversmithing

3

2nd Semester -  9 hours
NIS 134 Navajo Cultural Arts and Philosophy
NIS 185 Navajo Cultural Arts Business System
NIS 198 Navajo Cultural Arts Practicum II

3
3
3
Emphasis (Choose One) - 3 hours
NIS 201 Navajo Pottery/Ceremonial Pipes
NIS 203 Advanced Navajo Basket Making
NIS 205  Advanced Navajo Rug Weaving
NIS 206 Navajo Sash Belt/Ceremonial Stocking
NIS 207 Advanced  Navajo Moccasin Making
NIS 208 Advanced Navajo Silversmithing
NIS 209 Navajo Horse Hair Braiding
3
Program Credits 24

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Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code
Code Title
52.0206 Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Program Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code
Code Title
11.9151 Social and Community Service Managers

Program Chair

Program Chair

Geraldine A. Garrity
ggarrity@dinecollege.edu

Contact

Call:
928.724.6814
Tsaile, AZ 86556