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Alaska Native Studies

Three women cutting salmon and processing at the water's edge as part of an Alaskan Native Studies curriculum.

KPC currently offers the study of three Alaska Native languages, Dena'ina, Ahtna, and Yup'ik, co-taught with Native Elders. KPC is the only campus in the UA system to offer the Ahtna language. 

Alaska Native Studies Degrees/Certificates


Alaska Native Studies

The UAA minor in Alaska Native Studies is a component of a baccalaureate degree. A minor may only be issued simultaneously with a baccalaureate degree. A minor from UAA consists of a minimum of 18 credits, at least 6 of which must be upper division. Students must earn at least 3 credits in residence in each minor field - See more here.