Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

Prospective Undergraduate Students

Bachelor of Arts / Major in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

General Information

Final degree:   Bachelor of Arts
   Major in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
 Extent:  *120 Credits / *30 credits a year
 Start of studies:  Fall semester 2019
 Length of studies:  4 years
 Language of instruction:  English and various other languages (depending on focus)
 Faculty:  Faculty of Arts
 Department:  Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
 Application Deadline:  See Faculty of Arts page
 

At the end of the program, you will have the following skills

- Language proficiency in (at least) one foreign language:

French
German
Spanish
Italian

Norwegian
Swedish
Polish
Russian
Ukrainian 
Arabic
American Sign Language
Irish 

- Critical and Analytical Thinking
- Oral and Written Communication Skills
- Research Skills
- Cross-cultural knowledge
- Teamwork and Organizational Skills

You can ...

- evaluate and interpret linguistic and cultural production, such as

Literary texts
Films
Political and Historical documents
Rituals
Folkways

- integrate your language skills, cultural literacy and your knowledge from community-based learning to analyze diverse perspectives

Key benefits

You can choose your path! Create your individual course programme with only 9 credits in general requirements and 24 credit options with different areas of emphasis. You can choose between two routes:

Language Studies route special feature:

Study Abroad (optional feature) OR Language-immersive Community Service Learning (CSL)


Cross-Cultural Studies route special feature:

Experiential learning

You will formally select your chosen route no later than the end of the third year.

Our degree is unique; there is no comparable department in Canada offering a major in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies.