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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Languages (BA)


 waterloo

The first of its kind in Canada, Laurier's Languages program provides the opportunity to develop a thorough knowledge and application of two languages: French and Spanish.

You'll be a multilingual graduate by also obtaining basic knowledge of a third language (Arabic, German or Italian).


Program Highlights

  • You’ll acquire solid knowledge of French and Spanish and working knowledge of a third language.
  • We have minors available in Arabic Studies, German and Italian.
  • You can study linguistics as part of this program and experience hands-on research.
  • Become an instructional assistant in your upper years.

Sample Courses

  • Quixotic Adventures: Knights, Damsels and Windmills
  • Francophone Culture
  • Theoretical Linguistics
  • Mediterranean Studies
  • Cultural Perspectives
  • Elementary Modern Standard Arabic
  • Introductory and Intermediate Italian and German

Requirements

  • Minimum admission range of low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of low 80s.
  • English at 60%.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 26.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Arabic Minor
  • German Minor
  • Italian Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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