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Academic Calendar

Here is the Calendar of events for OLC.

  • August 21st 2017
    • Classes Begin
    • Add/Drop
  • August 22nd 2017
    • Add/Drop
  • August 23rd 2017
    • Add/Drop
  • August 24th 2017
    • Add/Drop
  • August 25th 2017
    • Add/Drop
  • August 28th 2017
    • 8:30am: 100% Drop
  • September 4th 2017
    • Labor Day Holiday (Offices closed,classes meet)
    • Last Week to Drop
  • September 5th 2017
    • Last Week to Drop

Humanities and Social Sciences


Department Assessment Plan
Department Assessment Schedule
Retention Plan
Department Minutes

Annual Reports

Institutional Effectiveness Plans

Institutional Effectiveness Reports

Assessment Plans

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Humanities and Social Science graduates will be able to identify, define, and solve problems. (Critical Thinking)
  • Locate and evaluate information using current technology. (Research and Writing)
  • Communicate with accuracy and clarity. (Speaking, Writing and Art)
  • Read, comprehend, retain, and apply information responsibly. (Reading and Writing)
  • Demonstrate skills for leadership and participation in Oglala culture and philosophy within the larger context of a diverse tribal and global society. (Wolakolkiciyapi)

Program Learning Outcomes

  • PLO 1--Organize information and express thoughts using various writing strategies.
  • PLO 2--Use social science perspectives to interpret, analyze, and evaluate societal and individual issues.
  • PLO 3--Design and complete small social science research projects.



Co-Curricular Activities

  • Students reinforce and enhance their degree-related knowledge and skills through department sponsored clubs, mentoring, field-based projects, and other activities conducted outside of the classroom.
  • Students enhance their learning experiences gained in the classroom and their co-curricular participation by completing self-reflective activities such as course journals and blogging.
Things we have done in the past: Things we plan to do this year:
  • Book club
  • Literary Magazine
  • Speakers—Linda Hogan
  • AIHEC Speech competition
  • AIHEC Writing competition
  • Social research institute web site and symposium
  • On-line gallery of student and faculty work
  • Writing Group
  • Talent Night
  • Poetry Slam
  • Danger Week