University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2013–2014

Contemporary Indigenous Multilingua Certificate

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21-25 semester hours

  1. Required Courses (6 semester hours)
    • LING 102 Introduction to Linguistics (3)
    • KIND 240 Language and Culture Revitalization Movements (3)
  2. Core Electives (6-8 semester hours)
    • 6-8 semester hours taken from:
      • LING 133 (alpha) Elementary Indigenous Languages for Speakers (3)
      • LING 233 (alpha) Intermediate Indigenous Languages for Speakers (3)
      • KHAW 103 First Level Transitional Hawaiian Immersion (4)
      • KHAW 104 First Level Partial Hawaiian Immersion (4)
      • KHAW 133 First Level Hawaiian for Speakers (4)
      • KHAW 233 Second Level Hawaiian for Speakers (4)
      • transfer semester hours in an indigenous language other than Hawaiian (i.e. Lakota, Samoan) from a tribal college or other college
  3. Related Electives (9-11 semester hours)
    • 9-11 semester hours taken from:
      • LING 442 Languages in Hawaiʻi (3)
      • LING 347 Pidgins and Creoles (3)
      • LING 331 Languages in Culture and Society (3)
      • Courses in indigenous languages other than Hawaiian 
      • Courses pertaining to indigenous multilingualism with prior permission from the Hawaiian Studies department chair
      • Hawaiian language courses; however, no more than a total of 8 semester hours may be applied to this certificate

Notes: This certificate may be taken by linguistics majors or any other major.