Anishinaabe Language Certificate Requirements


To obtain the certificate, the student must complete 25 credits in approved courses as indicated below with a minimum grade point average of 2.500. Twelve of these credits must be earned in residence at UWM, including nine at the 300 level and above. Courses for the certificate may not be taken on a credit/no credit basis. 

Credits earned at other institutions equivalent to courses in the certificate program may be accepted in partial fulfillment of the program requirements, subject to review by the Certificate Program Advisory Committee. Students currently enrolled at UWM who have fulfilled some of the program’s requirements prior to the program’s approval may have their credits applied retroactively to the certificate program.

Required Language Courses
AIS 1514
AIS 1524
AIS 251Third Semester Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe)4
AIS 252Fourth Semester Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe)4
Cultural Competency
AIS/HIST 473History of Wisconsin Indians3
Select two of the following:
AIS 360Ezhi-Kinomaageying: Anishinaabe Curriculum3
AIS/ANTHRO 362System Failure: Globalization and Language Extinction3
AIS 370Anishinaabebiige: Archival to Contemporary Writing3
CURRINS 542History and Politics of Second Language Education3
CURRINS 637World Language Methods and Materials3