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Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint NM 87313

Phone: 505.786.4100
Fax: 505.786.5644

 

Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle AZ, 86503
Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700

 

Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514
Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596

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The students will be taught how to weave Navajo rugs and also understand the oral tradition and history of Navajo weaving. A certificate course in Textile and Weaving at Navajo Technical University requires 31 credit hours and it is designed for a one-year program of study.

Job opportunities in Textile and Weaving include: instructor position, self-employment, textile manager, and fabric designer.

 

Estimated Cost of Attendance$14,020 / yr
Tuition and Fees $2,360
Housing and Meals $7,360
Books and Supplies $2,200
Transportation $1,600
Other Education Costs $500

 

Textile and Weaving Requirements (31 Credits)

General Education RequirementsCredits
ENG-110   Freshman Composition 3
MTH-115   Introductory Algebra 3
NAV-225   Diné Philosophy of Education 3
CMP-101   Introduction to Computers 3
Textile and Weaving Core Requirements 
Semester ONECredits
NAV-103   Introduction to Weaving 3
NAV-105   Navajo Cultural Arts 3
CHM-120   General Chemistry I 4
NAV-211   Navajo History 3
Semester TWO 
NAV-115   Intermediate Navajo Weaving 3
NAV-120   Advanced Navajo Weaving 3
Total Required Credit Hours31

Degree Checklist (PDF)

 

Program Advisor
Dr. Paul Platero, Professor of Linguistics and Navajo Language / Department Chair for School of Diné and Law Studies
Email: pplatero@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.786.4160

Ph.D., Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S., Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Contact NTU

Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint, NM 87313

Phone: 505.786.4100
Fax: 505.786.5644


Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle, AZ 86503

Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700


Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514

Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596