University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2013–2014

Hawaiian Language Certificate

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23 semester hours

  1. Required Courses (7 semester hours)
    • KHAW 204 Second Level University Hawaiian Immersion (4) or KHAW 233 Second Level Hawaiian for Speakers (4)
    • LING 102 Introduction to Linguistics (3)
  2. Electives (16 semester hours)
    • 12 semester hours taken from those below or others approved by the Hawaiian Studies Department Chair with no less than 6 semester hours through Hawaiian:
      • HAW 303-304 Third Level Hawaiian (4 each)
      • HAW 403–404 Fourth Level Hawaiian (8) (2 semesters)
      • HAW 453 Hawaiian Phonetics and Phonology (3)
      • HAW 454 Hawaiian Morphology and Syntax (3)
      • HAW 455 Hawaiian: A Polynesian Language (3)
      • HAW 494 Special Advanced Topics in Hawaiian (3)
      • HAW 499 Directed Studies (1–3)
      • HWST 462 Haku Mele (3)
      • HWST 463 Introduction to Hawaiian Narrative Literature (3)
      • HWST 464 Hawaiian Composition (3)
      • HWST 465 Haʻiʻōlelo Ku'una (3)
      • KIND 240 Culture Revitalization Movement (3)
      • LING 351 Methodology of Foreign Language Teaching (3)
      • LING 442 Languages in Hawaiʻi (3)

Note: Students pursuing a B.A. in Hawaiian Studies may also pursue the Certificate in Hawaiian Language provided they do not cross count HAW 303-304 and HAW 403-404. The Certificate in Hawaiian Language may be pursued by Hawaiian Studies and other discipline majors and by those pursuing any other certificate or certificates at UH Hilo. Credits may be shared once or more than once between this certificate and other degrees and certificates on campus, but no more than 9 credits can be shared between the Certificate in Hawaiian Language and any single one of the following: the Hawaiian Studies B.A., the Certificate in Hawaiian Culture, the Certificate in Multidisciplinary Hawaiian Studies.