Textile and Weaving Certificate

NTU Campus Will Be Closed on August 21, 2017

Navajo Technical University will observe the 2017 Solar Eclipse and has authorize all NTU personnel eight (8) hours of administrative leave on Monday, August 21, 2017. In addition, NTU students/faculty will be granted leave and will be scheduled to make up their class instruction hours on the following Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Textile + Weaving Certificate


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.

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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


Program Advisor
Bonnie Yazzie, Practitioner Instructor of Diné Traditional Arts
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Phone: 505.786.4369

A.A., Diné Studies, Diné College
Certification, Navajo Nation Medicine Men Association


Welcome to Navajo Technical University. Navajo Tech is committed to offering quality technical, vocational, and academic degrees, and community education in student oriented, hands-on learning environment based on the Dine Philosophy of Education. Our primary campus is located in Crownpoint, New Mexico; two Arizona instructional sites in Chinle and Teec Nos Pos are growing rapidly!