Contemporary Indigenous Multilingualism Certificate

Coordinator: Scott Saft, Ph.D.
Email: saft@hawaii.edu

Requirements (21-25 credits):

  1. Required Courses (6)

    • LING 102 Introduction to Linguistics (3)
    • KIND 240 Culture Revitalization Movemnt (3)
  2. Core Electives (6-8), taken from:

    • LING 133 Elem Indig Lang (3)
    • LING 233 Inter Indig Langs (3)
    • KHAW 103 First Lvl Trans Hawn Immersion (4)
    • KHAW 104 First Lvl Partial Hawn Immers (4)
    • KHAW 133 First Lvl Hawn for Speakers (4)
    • KHAW 233 Second Level Hawn 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), taken from:

    • LING 442 Languages in Hawaiʻi (3)
    • LING 347 Pidgins And Creoles (3)
    • LING 331 Lang in Culture & 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 credits may be applied to this certificate

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