The Certificate in Modern Languages is a 30-credit certificate drawn from a mix of courses in Modern Languages and other departments.
It provides you with a highly professional and yet practical approach to the study of the languages of your choice.
You will be exposed to studies in your chosen language of specialty while exploring studies in other disciplines such as Anthropology, Communications, Geography, History and Philosophy. This creates a synthesis of interest that benefits you in your future academic or professional career.
Effective for Summer 2017 graduation, a minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College.
Four core courses (12.0 credits) in the same language.
Two MODL courses (6.0 credits) in a language other than the core courses.
One elective (3.0 credits) in a subject other than Modern Languages.
Three courses (9.0 credits) from the following:
ANTH 1100 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology
CMNS 1104 Founcations of Intercultural Communication
CMNS 1217 Multiculutural Interpersonal Workplace Communication
ENGL 1101 Canadian Literature
ENGL 1102 Major Themes in Literature
ECON 1103 Globalization and the World Economy
HUMS 1171 World Religions - Oriental
HUMS 1172 World Religions - Occidental
IDST 1103 Introduction to Intercultural / International Studies
PHIL 1135 Asian Philosophy
POLI 1103 Introduction to World Politics
Any HIST course
Any other MODL courses (up to 6.0 credits)
**Effective for Summer 2017 graduation, a minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College.
For general Douglas College admissions requirements, please see General Admission Requirements.
You can get an average cost for your program - tuition and student fees, books, uniforms, lab fees etc - on the Program Cost page.
Only programs approved for student loan funding are listed on the Program Cost page. For all other programs, refer to the Tuition Fee page.
Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.