University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Language Rejuvenation and Maintenance Certificate

The Certificate in Language Rejuvenation and Maintenance has been broadly designed to meet the needs of students interested in language revitalization, instructors of Native languages seeking to learn of, and acquire skills for, successful language instruction and acquisition, or administrators involved in language revitalization programs.

Post-secondary Certificate - Language Rejuvenation & Maintenance


Core Courses12
Degree Electives9
Total Hours21

Degree Specific Credits: 21

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ANTY 476Methods for Native Languages3
CSD 210Speech & Language Development3
NASX 201XIndian Culture Expressed Through Language3
NASX 495Practicum3
or ANTY 495 Field Experience/Practicum
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Note: ANTY 476 may be repeated to count for elective credit.

Complete 9 credits from the following courses:9
Indigenous Peoples & the Ethics of Development
Culture and Identity
Methods for Native Languages
Elementary Blackfoot I
Oral and Written Traditions of Native Americans
Contemporary Global Issues of Indigenous People
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-