2003-2004 UAF Catalog

Degrees and Programs


Native Language Education

College of Liberal Arts

Department of Alaska Native Languages

(907) 474-7874

www.uaf.edu/anlc/

Certificate; Degree: A.A.S.

Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 30 credits; for Degree: 60 credits

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The Native language education program is designed to train teachers of Native language and culture, providing coursework in either Athabascan or Inupiaq Eskimo. The certificate and degree are recognized by some Alaska school districts and serve as steps on the way to a four-year degree.

Undergraduate Program

Major

Native Language Education -- Certificate

Concentrations: Athabascan, Inupiaq Eskimo

1. Complete the certificate requirements.
2. Complete 1 of the following concentrations:

Athabascan

a. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency or complete a two semester sequence in the language of the degree.
b. Complete the following program (major) requirements:
ANL 108 -- Beginning Athabascan Literacy (3 credits)
ANL 199 -- Practicum in Native Language Education (6 credits)
ANL 208 -- Advanced Athabascan Literacy (3 credits)
ANL 251 -- Introduction to Athabascan Linguistics (3 credits)
ANL 256 -- Alaska Native Languages: History, Status, and Maintenance (3 credits)
ANL 287 -- Teaching Methods for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ANL 288 -- Curriculum and Materials Development for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ED 299 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)

Inupiaq Eskimo

a. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency or complete a two semester sequence in the language of the degree.
b. Complete the following program (major) requirements:
ANL 199 -- Practicum in Native Language Education (6 credits)
ANL 256 -- Alaska Native Languages: History, Status and Maintenance (3 credits)
ANL 287 -- Teaching Methods for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ANL 288 -- Curriculum and Materials Development for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ED 299 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
ESK 118 -- Inupiaq Orthography (3 credits)
ESK 218 -- Inupiaq Composition (3 credits)
Eskimo linguistics elective (3 credits)
3. Minimum credits required (30 credits)
Native Language Education -- A.A.S. Degree

Concentrations: Athabascan, Inupiaq Eskimo

1. Complete the general university requirements.
2. Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
3. Complete 1 of the following concentrations:*

Athabascan

a. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency or complete a two semester sequence in the language of the degree.
b. Complete the following program (major) requirements:
ANL 108 -- Beginning Athabascan Literacy (3 credits)
ANL 199 -- Practicum in Native Language Education (6 credits)
ANL 208 -- Advanced Athabascan Literacy (3 credits)
ANL 251 -- Introduction to Athabascan Linguistics (3 credits)
ANL 256 -- Alaska Native Languages: History, Status, and Maintenance (3 credits)
ANL 287 -- Teaching Methods for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ANL 288 -- Curriculum and Materials Development for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ED 299 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)

Inupiaq Eskimo

a. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency or complete a two semester sequence in the language of the degree.
b. Complete the following program (major) requirements:
ANL 199 -- Practicum in Native Language Education (6 credits)
ANL 256 -- Alaska Native Languages: History, Status and Maintenance (3 credits)
ANL 287 -- Teaching Methods for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ANL 288 -- Curriculum and Materials Development for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ED 299 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
ESK 118 -- Inupiaq Orthography (3 credits)
ESK 218 -- Inupiaq Composition (3 credits)
Eskimo linguistics elective (3 credits)
4. Minimum credits required (60 credits)
* Student must earn a C grade or better in each course.

See Alaska Native Languages.
See Alaska Native Studies: Language Concentration.
See Eskimo.


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