Ogimaawi Leadership

Associate of Arts: Ogimaawi Leadership “To Become A Leader”


The Associate of Arts Degree (AA) provides preparation for transfer to bachelor’s programs at Turtle Mountain Community College and other higher education institutions. Each AA provides sufficient professional courses to allow the student to transfer in particular fields of study and general education courses common to most bachelors’ requirements at most colleges. Students may seek approval to modify AA degree requirements to meet specific transfer requirements at other institutions.

Introducing the new Ogimaawi Leadership “To Become A Leader” AA Program

The program is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge of the Anishinaabemowin background and culture, along with skills to prepare them for leadership roles within the tribal community and business organizations.

Joni Tillich

Phone: 701.477.7964

Ext: 1149

e-mail: jtillich@tm.edu

Office: Room 207

Joni

There are no special requirements for admission into this program. Please refer to the TMCC Admission section for future students.

[TMCC Admission Information]

Program Outcomes:

  • Students will identify and develop personal strengths and weaknesses using a variety of leadership models.
  • Students will define what leadership means to them in a Native American community and global world.
  • Students will explain the Turtle Mountain Band Chippewa Indian culture, origins, and traditions in an effort to teach and influence future generations.
  • Students will assess community needs resulting in strengthening the economic and social system, while addressing the poverty crisis.
  • Students will implement community service projects through civic engagement learning.

Ogimaawi Leadership “To Become A Leader”

Associate of Arts Degree (AA)

The program is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge of the Anishinaabemowin background and culture, along with the skills to prepare them for leadership roles within the tribal community and business organizations.

The following curriculum is required for completion of the Ogimaawi Leadership Associate of Arts degree.

To see list of transferrable courses, please refer to the GERTA Matrix located within the TMCC Catalogue.

Fall Semester I  – (15 Credits)

  • SOCI 105  First Year Experince  (3)
  • MATH 111 Algebra I  (3)
  • ENGL 110 Comp I (3)
  • LANG 125 Ojibwe I  (3)
  • CSCI 101 Intro to Computers (3)

Spring Semester I – (15 Credits)

  • ENGL 120 Comp II (3)
  • MATH 112 Algebra II (3)
  • POLS 115 American Government (3)
  • BIOL 124 Environmental Science (4)       or     GEOL 101 Environmental Geology
  • HPER*** Any Wellness Class  (2)

Summer Semester I  (6 Credits)

  • COMM 110 Public Speaking (3)
  • LEAD 220 Internship in Leadership (3)

Fall Semester II – 2nd Year   (15 Credits)

  • AHU 251 Multicultural Ethics (3)
  • POLS 287 Tribal Government (3)
  • BADM 215 Leadership Development (3)
  • AHU 256 Anishinabe Leadership (3)
  • ELEC*** Elective of Choice (3)

Spring Semester II – 2nd  (15 Credits)

  • SOCI 270 Sociology of AI Reservations (3)
  • POLS 241 Indian Law (3)
  • HIST 296 TMBCI (3)
  • ENGL 265 NA Literature (3)
  • SOCI 120 Transitions – Grad and Beyond (3)

Summer Semester II  (3 Credits)

  • COMM 212 Interpersonal Comm. (3)
  • SOCI 110 Intro to Sociology
  • ECON 110 Elem Econ/Tribal Econ Dev (3)
  • LEAD 180 Leadership Theory & Concepts (3)
  • PHIL 102 Anishinabe Worldview (3)
  • ACCT 207 Managerial Accounting (3)
  • LEAD 235 Cult. & Tribal Sovereignty (3)
  • SOCI 271 Contemporary Indian Issues (3)