Yup'ik Language and Culture B.A.

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Minimum Requirements for Yup'ik Language and Culture B.A.: 120 credits

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

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.35-40
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.37
Yup’ik Language and Culture Program Requirements
Complete the following:
ANS F401Cultural Knowledge of Native Elders3
or ANS F461 Native Ways of Knowing
YUP F130Beginning Yup'ik Grammar3
YUP F131Beginning Yup'ik Grammar II3
YUP F203Conversational Central Yup'ik III3
YUP F204Conversational Central Yup'ik IV3
YUP F205Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik3
YUP F206Regaining Fluency in Yup'ik II3
YUP F208Yup'ik Composition3
YUP F240Introduction to Reading and Writing Yup'ik3
YUP F301Advanced Central Yup'ik3
YUP F330Yup'ik Literature/Yupiit Quliraitnek Igaryaraq3
YUP F375Yup'ik Philosophy/Umyuarteqsaraq3
YUP F488Documenting Yup'ik Traditions/Caliarkaq 13
General Electives4-9
Total Credits120

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes are measurable statements that describe knowledge or skills achieved by students upon completion of the program.

Students graduating from this program will be able to:

  • Develop writing skills in Yup’ik and English
  • Develop conversational skills in Yup’ik leading to proficiency
  • Learn about history, culture and relationship with other heritage languages
  • Learn about the history, culture and worldview of the Yup’ik people
  • Develop Yup’ik identity for confidence and stability in the workplace - "To know about others you have to know about yourself”
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills in English