Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Mohawk (MOHK)

MOHK 101  Beginning Mohawk Language & Culture l  Units: 3.00  

An introduction to the language and culture of the Kanyen'kehá:ka, the people of the Mohawk Nation. This course is designed for those who have neither been exposed to Kanyen'kéha, the Mohawk language, nor its traditional societal practices. Learn basic Mohawk language and gain a rich understanding of the Mohawk culture and tradition.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion LLCU 101 (Topic Title: Mohawk I). One-Way Exclusion May not be taken with or after MOHK 103; MOHK 104; MOHK 201; MOHK 202.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MOHK 102  Beginning Mohawk Language & Culture ll  Units: 3.00  

A continuation of MOHK 101. Students will participate and begin to develop the ability to read, write and speak some basic Mohawk language and further their understanding of the richness of Mohawk culture, traditions, and worldviews.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MOHK 101. Exclusion LLCU 102 (Topic Title: Mohawk II). One-Way Exclusion May not be taken with or after MOHK 103; MOHK 104; MOHK 201; MOHK 202.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MOHK 103  Oral Mowak Language - Beginning I (TMT)  Units: 3.00  

This course is delivered in Tyendinaga and will offer foundational instruction in Kanyen'kéha, the language of the Mohawk People. It will build oral language skills for everyday communication and lay the groundwork for continuing study in MOHK 104. It is especially designed for those who have never been exposed to Kanyen'kéha as a living language.
NOTE Only offered in Tyendinaga
LEARNING HOURS 120(108Oc;12P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MOHK 104  Beginning Mohawk Language and Culture II Tyendinaga  Units: 3.00  

This course will be delivered in Tyendinaga and will be a continuation of MOHK 103. It will provide further instruction in Kanyen'kéha, the language of the Mohawk People at the beginning level. This course will allow students to continue developing their language abilities at the beginning level for continuing study in MOHK 201.
NOTE Only offered in Tyendinaga
LEARNING HOURS 120(108Oc;12P).

Requirements: Prerequisite MOHK 103.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MOHK 201  Intermediate Mohawk Language and Culture  Units: 3.00  

Students will continue to develop their language skills in Kanyen'kéha (the Mohawk language) beyond the basics and be able to interact meaningfully in a greater number of daily activities.
NOTE Offered only in the Mohawk Territory of Tyendinaga and open only to students registered in the Certificate of Mohawk Language and Culture.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (102Oc;18P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in the MOHK Certificate and (MOHK 102 or MOHK 104).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
MOHK 202  Oral Mohawk Language  Units: 3.00  

This course will finalize the transition from reading to writing to hearing and speaking in Kanyen'kéha (the Mohawk language). It will also give students the tools necessary to learn and improve their abilities in conversation with first language speakers (either in person, in recordings, or in written materials).
NOTE Offered only in the Mohawk Territory of Tyendinaga and open only to students registered in the Certificate of Mohawk Language and Culture.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (102Oc;18P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Registration in the MOHK Certificate and MOHK 201.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science