2007-2008 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. ( 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 credits
      ESK 130--Beginning Yup'ik Grammar--3 credits
      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 credits
      ESK 104--Conversational Central Yup'ik--3 credits
      ESK 203--Intermediate Central Yup'ik--3 credits
      ESK 204--Intermediate Central Yup'ik--3 credits
    3. Complete one of the following sequences:
      ESK 221--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship I--3 credits
      ESK 222--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship II--3 credits
      ESK 223--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III--3 credits
            or
      ESK 205--Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik--3 credits
      ESK 206--Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik--3 credits
      ESK 223--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III--3 credits
  4. Minimum credits required--30 credits

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 credits
      ESK 130--Beginning Yup'ik Grammar--3 credits
      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 credits
      ESK 104--Conversational Central Yup'ik--3 credits
      ESK 203--Intermediate Central Yup'ik--3 credits
      ESK 204--Intermediate Central Yup'ik--3 credits
    3. Complete one of the following sequences:
      ESK 221--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship I--3 credits
      ESK 222--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship II--3 credits
      ESK 223--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III--3 credits
            or
      ESK 205--Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik--3 credits
      ESK 206--Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik--3 credits
      ESK 223--Intermediate Central Yup'ik Apprenticeship III--3 credits
  4. Minimum credits required--60 credits

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


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