Contemporary Indigenous Multilingualism Certificate
Coordinator: Scott Saft , Ph.D.
The Certificate in Contemporary Indigenous Multilingualism is designed to benefit students drawn to Hawaiian and Indigenous language revitalization. It provides diverse linguistic experiences and allows great latitude in interdisciplinary courses.
Requirements (21-25 credits):
Required Courses (6)
- LING 102 Introduction to Linguistics (3)
- KIND 240 Culture Revitalization Movemnt (3)
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
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.