Certificate Navajo translation and interpretation   

This is a nondegree certificate plan in Navajo translation and interpretation available if you are already proficient in Navajo and English. If you are interested in working in a bilingual cultural setting, this plan better prepares you as a service professional, community leader, or teacher, and it will enhance your career possibilities.  


To apply for admission to the Navajo certificate plan, you must submit a letter of application and relevant transcripts to the plan director. You can be admitted if you have completed ENG 105 (or equivalent) and NAV 303 and 304W or NAV 311 and 312 with grades of B or better during the last six years. If you do not meet these requirements, you may be admitted by passing a written and oral entrance exam, administered by the plan director.   


To receive this certificate, complete the following 18 units:  

Be aware that some courses required for this certificate may have prerequisites that you must also take. Check the courses in the appropriate subject.


Note: You must maintain a B average in certificate courses to remain in this plan.  


Finally, you may only take lower-level NAV courses if you have not already taken advanced NAV coursework. For instance, after youíve completed 200-level NAV courses, you canít take NAV courses at the 100 level; after completing a 300-level courses you canít take 100- or 200-level courses.


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