Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Honours BA Languages

The Honours BA in Languages consists of 20.0 credits, including a minimum of 16.0 credits in languages, not more than 6.0 of which may be at the 100 level. The 16.0 credits are as follows:

A. Linguistic and cultural perspectives (1.0 credit):
LL223 and one of LL200, LL201 or LL323.

B. Three target languages (15.0 credits):
Language I
: (7.0 credits in French or Spanish).
Language II
: (6.0 credits in French or Spanish).
Language III
: (2.0 credits in either Arabic, German, or Italian).

C. Electives (4.0 credits):
Electives can be chosen from the department (above and beyond the requirements in A and B) or from other areas of the university. These elective credits may form part of a minor. Note: By agreement, students at WLU and U of W can take some upper-level Spanish courses at either university. Some courses are cycled from year to year. Consult the department in Year 1 to assist in scheduling your program of studies.

Additional Information
Third Year Abroad

The Department of Languages & Literatures recommends that students participate in the third year abroad program, which can be arranged through Laurier International (Consult the Student Services chapter for information.)

Notes

  1. By agreement, students at WLU and U of W can take some courses at either university. Some courses are cycled from year to year. Consult the department in Year 1 to assist in scheduling your program of studies.
  2. An Honours BA Languages student cannot complete a combined program with the Honours BA Mediterranean Studies program. The two areas of specialization can only be completed as consecutive degrees. The two programs overlap considerably in their requirements and core courses.

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision March 3, 2011: Cross-listing of LL223 and LL323 with EN deleted; effective September 1, 2011.