A.A.S., Native Language Education

Concentrations: Athabascan, Inupiaq Eskimo, Central Yup’ik Eskimo

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 60 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
Concentrations
Select one from the following concentrations:27-30
Athabascan
Inupiaq
Central Yup’ik
Total Credits27-30

Concentrations

Athabascan

Candidates must demonstrate proficiency or complete a two-semester sequence in the language of the degree.

Program Requirements
ANL F108Beginning Athabascan Literacy3
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Practicum in Native Language Education
ANL F208Advanced Athabascan Literacy3
ANL F251XIntroduction to Athabascan Linguistics3
ANL F256Introduction to Alaska Native Languages: History, Status and Maintenance3
ANL F287Teaching Methods for Alaska Native Languages3
ANL F288Curriculum and Materials Development for Alaska Native Languages3
ED F299Practicum in Education6
Total Credits30

Inupiaq Eskimo

Candidates must demonstrate proficiency or complete a two-semester sequence in the language of the degree.

Major Requirements
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Practicum in Native Language Education
ANL F256Introduction to Alaska Native Languages: History, Status and Maintenance3
ANL F287Teaching Methods for Alaska Native Languages3
ANL F288Curriculum and Materials Development for Alaska Native Languages3
ED F299Practicum in Education6
ESK F118Inupiaq Orthography3
ESK F218Inupiaq Composition3
Eskimo linguistics elective3
Total Credits30

Central Yup’ik Eskimo

Demonstrate advanced oral/aural proficiency in Yup’ik.

ESK F109Central Yup'ik Orthography3
ESK F208Yup'ik Composition3
ESK F250Yup'ik Literature for Children3
ESK F251Teaching Beginning Yup'ik Reading and Writing3
ANL F199Practicum in Native Language Education3
ANL F256Introduction to Alaska Native Languages: History, Status and Maintenance3
ANL F287Teaching Methods for Alaska Native Languages3
ANL F288Curriculum and Materials Development for Alaska Native Languages3
ED F299Practicum in Education3
Total Credits27

See Alaska Native Languages.