Certificate in California Indian Languages and Cultures

Requirements (24 units)

Certificates may be earned by regularly matriculated or extended learning students and denote successful completion of a prescribed program of study designed to:

  1. impart specified professional/vocational/career competencies; or
  2. produce mastery of the content of a sub-field of an academic major (discipline); or
  3. provide exposure to the range of materials in a traditional or emerging interdisciplinary field.

Certain certificate programs contain 600-level courses as requirements and/or electives. These 600-level courses may not be taken by undergraduate students. Candidates must receive two-thirds of their certificate-applicable credit from the university. The transferring of credit or the substitution of courses may occur only after application to the appropriate campus authority.

Admission to the Program

  1. Students must meet general university admission requirements.
  2. Students in all majors are eligible to participate in this program.

Certificate Requirement

Four units chosen from:4
Language Study III: Luiseño
Language Study III: Cahuilla
Language Study III: Serrano
Four units chosen from:4
Second Year Language Study I: Luiseño
Second Year Language Study II: Luiseño
Second Year Language Study III: Luiseño
Second Year Language Study I: Cahuilla
Second Year Language Study II: Cahuilla
Second Year Language Study III: Cahuilla
Second Year Language Study I: Serrano
Second Year Language Study II: Serrano
Second Year Language Study III: Serrano
Four units chosen from:4
Cultural Studies (topic title California Indian Languages)
California Indian Linguistic Anthropology
Independent Study *
Independent Study in the Humanities *
Internship in Anthropology *
Internship in History *
Electives (12)
Any of the required courses above may also count as electives if not taken above
Twelve units chosen from:12
Native North American Art
Native North American Art
Indians of North America
Indians of the Southwest
Language and Culture
Selected Topics in Anthropology:
Theories of Language Acquisition and Learning
American Indian Literature
Studies in Literary Diversity
Studies in Language and Linguistics
Language Acquisition and Early Field Experience for Future Teachers
Communication, Language and Culture
Intercultural Communication
Total Units24
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