A.A.S., Native Language Education

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

Minimum Requirements for Native Language Education A.A.S.: 60 credits

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

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
A.A.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the A.A.S. degree requirements.
Native Language Education Program Requirements
Complete one of the following concentrations:27-30
Athabascan
Inupiaq
Central Yup’ik

Concentrations

Athabascan

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

Complete the following:
ANL F108Beginning Athabascan Literacy3
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
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Practicum in Native Language Education

Inupiaq Eskimo

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

Complete the following:
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
INU F118Inupiaq Orthography3
INU F218Inupiaq Composition3
Eskimo linguistics elective3
Complete 6 credits from the following:6
Practicum in Native Language Education

Central Yup’ik Eskimo

Demonstrate advanced oral/aural proficiency in Yup’ik.

Complete the following:
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
YUP F109Central Yup'ik Orthography3
YUP F208Yup'ik Composition3
YUP F250Yup'ik Literature for Children3
YUP F251Teaching Beginning Yup'ik Reading and Writing3

See Alaska Native Languages.