Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Navajo, Minor


Academic Information

Students in this minor gain or demonstrate proficiencies in the Navajo language, environment, institutions, and/or histories.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Navajo, Minor


Careers

What Can I Do with a Minor in Navajo?

You choose a minor with your advisor's guidance to complement your major and your personal academic goals. You may be required to complete a minor in a field different than your major.

You may use the same course or courses to satisfy requirements in both a major and a minor as long as at least fifty percent of the units in the minor have a different prefix than the major. You may also use the same course or courses to meet both liberal studies and minor requirements as long as you meet all requirements for the minor.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Navajo, Minor


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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Navajo, Minor


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 20
Major GPA C
Foreign Language Required

Purpose Statement

Students who satisfy the requirements of the Navajo minor are expected to have the ability to read and write Navajo texts at the intermediate level, interact effectively in the spoken language, and be knowledgeable with Navajo culture and traditions. Students are also expected to locate the Navajo Reservation on a map and be familiar with the regional dialects spoken on the Navajo Reservation. Students who complete the Navajo minor are able to write papers in Navajo, perform conversational tasks that allow them to function effectively and efficiently in daily life, and are able to communicate with native and non-native speakers of Navajo. In addition, students who complete the Navajo minor should possess the necessary foundational base to advance their proficiency in the Navajo language, thus gaining vital intercultural understanding and the ability to better compete in the international job market.

Student Learning Outcomes
Student Learning Outcomes are Aligned with Standards for Language Learning created by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

Upon completing this minor, students will be able to:

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Navajo, Minor


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Minor Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Global Languages and Cultures

Navajo, Minor


Campus Availability

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