The following Lakota language courses are offered at BHSU:
Introductory Lakota I
This course serves as an introduction to the Lakota language. The focus is on basic sounds of the lanuguage, correct pronunciation, and basic sentence structure.
Introductory Lakota II
This course offers further study of the language. It continues to emphasis pronunciation, expands vocabulary, furthers understanding of grammar, and provides practice in reading, writing, and speaking Lakota.
Intermediate Lakota I
This advanced course builds on the introductory Lakota language courses. An emphasis is placed on verb conjugation, composition of sentences, and an analysis of Lakota language texts within advanced grammar and Lakota literacy.
Intermediate Lakota II
This is an advanced Lakota language course. It is an extension of all that is discussed in Intermediate Lakota I.
These courses are electives for the American Indian Studies major. Check out this major if these courses interest you!