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Courses in the Navajo Program in the Department of Linguistics at UNM include Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced Navajo, Basic Medical Navajo, Advanced Reading, and Navajo Linguistics.

The department offers a range of general linguistics courses and courses in applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics. Some emphasis in these courses is placed upon the role of language in culture and society, particularly in the Southwest, and upon the educational applications of the language sciences. Elective ourses of particular interest to students of Native American languages include:

  • Ling 331 Language in Society
  • Ling 359 Language and Culture
  • Ling 413 Linguistic Field Methods
  • Ling 415 Native American Languages

Some courses are not offered on a regular basis, however, and students are advised to contact the Department for information on availability.