Master of Arts in Navajo Linguistics
The Linguistics Department offers a M.A with a concentration in Native Languages of the Southwest with a focus in Navajo.
The candidate must take the following courses:
|Navajo 501||Navajo Linguistics|
|Navajo 511||Navajo Verb, System I|
|Navajo 512||Navajo Verb, System II|
|Navajo 515||Advanced Navajo|
Additionally one course must be taken from: Field Research, Native American Language or Issues in Bilingual Education.
General Requirements of MA Program
Plan I : 24 hours coursework and 6 hours thesis
Plan II : 32 hours coursework only, no thesis
- A minimum of 12 hours of 500-level coursework is required under either plan.
- All work, including transferred coursework, must be completed within 7 years.
- To remain in good standing in the program the student is expected to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The entering MA student is expected to have completed 18 hours of basic linguistics courses including the following courses or their equivalents:
- Introductory Linguistics, Phonological Analysis, Phonetics
- Grammatical Analysis, Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics.
Deficiencies in these prerequisites may be made up after admission to the MA program.