The University of Alaska Fairbanks

1997-98 UAF Catalog

Degrees and Programs


Native Language Education

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Alaska Native Languages (907) 474-7874

Certificate; Degree: A.A.S.

Minimum Requirements for Degree: A.A.S.: 60 credits; for Certificate: 30 credits

Undergraduate Degree Requirements

Native Language Education -- A.A.S. Degree

A. Athabaskan Option:
Students will be admitted to the program after consultation with a faculty member who will determine that they have suitable backgrounds in an Athabaskan language.

1. Complete the following general university and A.A.S. requirements:
Communications:
ENGL 111X and ENGL 211X, 212*, or 213X (6 credits)
COMM 131X or 141X (3 credits)
Mathematics or Natural Science:
A math or natural science course at the 100 level or above (3 credits)
Humanities, social sciences, mathematics, natural science or Perspectives on the Human Condition (3 credits)
2. Complete the following major degree requirements:
ANL 108 -- Beginning Athabaskan Literacy (3 credits)
ANL 208 -- Advanced Athabaskan Literacy (3 credits)
ANL 287 -- Teaching Methods for Alaska Native
Languages (3 credits)
ANL 288 -- Curriculum and Materials Development for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ANL 251 -- Introduction to Athabaskan Linguistics (3 credits)
ANL 216 -- Alaska Native Languages: Indian Languages (3 credits)
ED 199 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
ED 299 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
3. Complete 15 credits of general electives.
Degree Total (60 credits)
B. Inupiaq Eskimo Option:
Students will be admitted to the program after consultation with a faculty member who will determine that they have suitable background in the Inupiaq Eskimo language.

1. Complete the following general university and A.A.S. requirements:
Communications:
ENGL 111X and ENGL 211X, 212*, or 213X (6 credits)
COMM 131X or 141X (3 credits)
Mathematics or Natural Science:
A math or natural science course at the 100 level or above (3 credits)
Humanities, social sciences, mathematics, natural science
or Perspectives on the Human Condition (3 credits)
2. Complete the following major degree requirements:
ESK 118 -- Inupiaq Orthography (3 credits)
ESK 218 -- Inupiaq Composition (3 credits)
ANL 287 -- Teaching Methods for Alaska Native
Languages (3 credits)
ANL 288 -- Curriculum and Materials Development for
Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
One three credit course in Eskimo linguistics (3 credits)
ANL 215 -- Alaska Native Languages: Eskimo-Aleut (3 credits)
ED 199 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
ED 299 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
3. Complete 15 credits of general electives.
Degree Total (60 credits)
*ENGL 212 does not fulfill the second half of the written communication requirement for the baccalaureate degree.

Native Language Education -- Certificate

(Also available at the UAF Chukchi Campus.)
A. Athabaskan Option:
Students will be admitted to the program after consultation with a faculty member who will determine that they have suitable backgrounds in an Athabaskan language.

Complete the following major requirements:
ANL 108 -- Beginning Athabaskan Literacy (3 credits)
ANL 208 -- Advanced Athabaskan Literacy (3 credits)
ANL 287 -- Teaching Methods for Alaska Native
Languages (3 credits)
ANL 288 -- Curriculum and Materials Development for Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
ANL 251 -- Introduction to Athabaskan Linguistics (3 credits)
ANL 216 -- Alaska Native Languages: Indian Languages (3 credits)
ED 199 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
ED 299 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
Certificate Total (30 credits)
B. Inupiaq Eskimo Option:
Students will be admitted to the program after consultation with a faculty member who will determine that they have suitable backgrounds in the Inupiaq Eskimo language.

Complete the following major requirements:
ESK 118 -- Inupiaq Orthography (3 credits)
ESK 218 -- Inupiaq Composition (3 credits)
ANL 287 -- Teaching Methods for Alaska Native
Languages (3 credits)
ANL 288 -- Curriculum and Materials Development for
Alaska Native Languages (3 credits)
One three credit course in Eskimo linguistics (3 credits)
ANL 215 -- Alaska Native Languages: Eskimo-Aleut (3 credits)
ED 199 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
ED 299 -- Practicum in Education (6 credits)
Certificate Total (30 credits)

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