Choctaw Course Descriptions

1513 CHOCTAW LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
This course provides a basic introduction to Choctaw language and culture
1613 CHOCTAW LANGUAGE AND CULTURE II
Intermediate Choctaw is a semester Language course intended for students who have successfully completed Choctaw I Beginning course.
1713 CHOCTAW LANGUAGE AND CULTURE III
This course is a continuation of Choctaw II. Emphasis is on idiomatic language and more complicated syntax. By the end of the semester, students are expected to negotiate the meaning of basic printed materials; produce clear and coherent prose; communicate orally in appropriate language with proper stress and intonation; and analyze and interpret various forms of spoken communication. (Prerequisite: CHTW 1613)
1813 CHOCTAW IV
A continuation of Choctaw Language and Culture III with special attention to its phonology, morphology, and syntax. Advanced conversational practice, literacy (Choctaw language, reading and writing emphasis), vocabulary building, history and culture of the Choctaw Nation are also emphasized. (Prerequisite: CHTW 1713)
3003 INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATIONAL CHOCTAW
This course requires some prior knowledge of Choctaw pronunciation, basic vocabulary and present, past and future tenses. More advanced grammar, vocabulary and cultural elements will be taught with an emphasis on enhancing the student's ability to express themselves orally in everyday life situations. (Prerequisite: CHTW 1513 or permission)
4003 ADVANCED CONVERSATIONAL CHOCTAW
This course continues from Intermediate Choctaw in the development of speaking and writing with special emphasis on listening and speaking. Students will develop their grammatical skills with confidence and strengthen conversational skills through a variety of activities. (Prerequisite: CHTW 1513 or permission)
4980 SEMINAR
Research a seminar of subject announced by department. Prerequisite: CHTW 1813 or permission