American Indian Native American Languages Literatures and Linguistics Major

Description: A program that focuses on one or more of the languages native to the Western Hemisphere, with an emphasis on American Indian languages, but including other Native American languages. Includes instruction in philology; oral and written literatures; Inuit and Aleut languages; Hawaiian; North American language families, including, but not limited to, Algonkian, Athabascan, Siouan, Muskogean, Iroquoian, Yuman, Mayan, Zapotecan, and Uto-Aztecan; South American language families, including, but not limited to, Andean-Equatorial, Ge-Pano-Carib, and Macro-Chibchan; and other minor languages. Is American Indian Native American Languages Literatures and Linguistics the right major for you?
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American Indian Native American Languages Literatures and Linguistics Major

What Courses Do American Indian Native American Languages Literatures and Linguistics Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for American Indian Native American Languages Literatures and Linguistics majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anthropology
  • English
  • Ethics
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Politics
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