Certificate in First Nations Language Instructor

This program, comprised of degree credit courses, provides training in First Nations Language instruction. It is designed for language instructors, teachers, and teachers’ aides working in First Nations classrooms who are already fluent in a First Nations language with some literacy in the language as well. Students should also have some teaching experience and experience developing curriculum materials.

  • Courses to Complete: 10 core
  • Credit Hours: 30 minimum
  • Pre-requisites: Varies by course
  • Program duration: Part-time study

Core Courses

EPS 100 Introduction to Education: Principles and Practices
EPS 116 Communication Skills
EPSY 205 Understanding and Enhancing Student Development
EINL 225 Indian Language Arts: Oral and Written Communication
EINL 325 Bilingual/Bicultural Language Learning Processes
EINL 335 Community Based Curriculum Development for First Nations (K-12) Languages
EINL 450 Indian Language Immersion
LING 230 (formerly LING 175) Interdisciplinary Linguistics
One Indian Language course at the 104 level
One Indian Language course at the 105 level

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