2005-2006 UAF Catalog


Yup'ik Language Proficiency

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Alaska Native Languages
(907) 474-7874
www.uaf.edu/anlc/classes.html

Program available at Kuskokwim Campus only

Certificate; A.A.S. Degree

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

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The Yup'ik language proficiency program is designed to provide students with the opportunity to pursue structured study of Yup'ik in order to develop intermediate-level speaking and listening skills, as well as basic reading and writing abilities in the language. The certificate may serve as a step on the way to a two-year or four-year degree.

Certificate Program

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the certificate requirements. (See page 78. As part of the certificate requirements, the communication, computation and human relations content is embedded in some of the major required courses for this program.)
  3. Complete the following:
    1. ESK 208--Yup'ik Composition 3
      ESK 130--Beginning Yup'ik Grammar 3
      ESK 240--Introduction to Reading Yup'ik 3 credits
    2. Complete one of the following sequences:
      ESK 121--Elementary Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship I 4 credits
      ESK 122--Elementary Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship II 4 credits
      ESK 123--Elementary Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III 4 credits
      or
      ESK 103--Conversational Central Yup'ik 3
      ESK 104--Conversational Central Yup'ik 3
      ESK 203--Intermediate Central Yup'ik 3
      ESK 204--Intermediate Central Yup'ik 3 credits
    3. Complete one of the following sequences:
      ESK 221--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship I 3
      ESK 222--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship II 3
      ESK 223--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III 3
      or
      ESK 205--Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik 3
      ESK 206--Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik 3
      ESK 223--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III 3 credits
  4. Minimum credits required 30

Major--A.A.S. Degree

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
  3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
    1. Complete the following:
      ESK 208--Yup'ik Composition 3
      ESK 130--Beginning Yup'ik Grammar 3
      ESK 240--Introduction to Reading Yup'ik 3 credits
    2. Complete one of the following sequences:
      ESK 121--Elementary Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship I 4 credits
      ESK 122--Elementary Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship II 4 credits
      ESK 123--Elementary Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III 4 credits
      or
      ESK 103--Conversational Central Yup'ik 3
      ESK 104--Conversational Central Yup'ik 3
      ESK 203--Intermediate Central Yup'ik 3
      ESK 204--Intermediate Central Yup'ik 3 credits
    3. Complete one of the following sequences:
      ESK 221--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship I 3
      ESK 222--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship II 3
      ESK 223--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III 3
      or
      ESK 205--Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik 3
      ESK 206--Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik 3
      ESK 223--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III 3 credits
  4. Minimum credits required 60

    *Student must earn a C grade or better in each course.

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