Jun 30, 2022  
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Major in Modern Languages [Augustana]


Please note [Nov. 7, 2019] - Effective October 2019, there will be no further admission to this major. Students who entered the program prior to October 2019 must complete all program requirements by April 30, 2024.  The last degree with this specific major will be granted at Spring Convocation 2024. Continuing students must refer to the Calendar under which they were admitted for program, promotion and graduation requirements.  Additional details can be found on the Errata  page. 


See Augustana Faculty  for Admission Requirements.

Requirements


★48-60 chosen from two of the following four areas:

Additional Requirements for French


★12-18 additional at a senior level in French, including at least ★9 at the 300- or 400-level (★3 of the aforementioned must be at the 400-level). Additional senior courses outside of Modern Languages (for example AUHIS, AUIDS, AULAN, etc.) which are linked to culture, history, language acquisition, etc. may be eligible to count in this category. Please consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the approval process.

Additional Requirements for German


★9-15 additional senior in German, including at least ★9 at the 300- or 400-level, (★3 of the aforementioned must be at the 400-level). Additional senior courses outside of Modern Languages (for example AUHIS, AUIDS, AULAN, etc.) which are linked to culture, history, language acquisition, etc. may be eligible to count in this category. Please consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the approval process

Additional Requirements for Scandinavian Studies


★9-15 additional at a senior level in Scandinavian Studies, including at least ★9 at the 300- or 400-level (★3 of the aforementioned credits must be at the 400- level). Additional senior courses outside of Modern Languages (for example AUHIS, AUIDS, AULAN, etc.) which are linked to culture, history, language acquisition, etc. may be eligible to count in this category. Please consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the approval process

Additional Requirements for Spanish


★9-15 additional at a senior level in Spanish, including at least ★9 at the 300- or 400-level, (★3 of the aforementioned must be at the 400- level). Additional senior courses outside of Modern Languages (for example AUHIS, AUIDS, AULAN, etc.) which are linked to culture, history, language acquisition, etc. may be eligible to count in this category. Please consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the approval process.

Additional Requirements for the Modern Languages Major


• At least ★6 in each of the two chosen languages must be taken in an immersion setting. See additional information for students, below.

Additional information for students


  1. A student considering an after-degree program in Education, or graduate studies, should obtain a minimum of ★36 in one language.
  2. An online placement test must be taken before registering in AUFRE 201  for the purpose of advising the student of the appropriate level at which they should begin university French studies. Advanced placement is possible for a student with previous experience in the language.
  3. A student who has chosen French as an area of study is required to take senior offerings (★6 senior), in an immersion setting such as the Summer Language Bursary Program offered by the Government of Canada or the Perpignan Year Program.

A student who has chosen German as an area of study is required to take senior offerings (★6 senior) in an immersion setting such as the Canadian Summer School in Germany (Kassel) or Waterloo in Germany.

A student who has chosen Scandinavian Studies as an area of study is required to take senior offerings (★6 senior) in an immersion setting such as the Oslo International Summer School, University of Bergen Summer Program or Scandinavian Studies in Telemark Program.

A student who has chosen Spanish as an area of study is required to take senior offerings (★6 senior) in an immersion setting such as the Augustana-in-Cuba program or the Puebla-Alberta Community Service Exchange program.

  1. A French student is strongly encouraged to take AULAT 101  and AULAT 102.
  2. Other recommended courses:
    AULAN 101 - Introduction to Linguistic Analysis  
    AUPSY 373 - Psychology of Language  
    AUSOC 105 - Social Anthropology  
  3. Some senior courses in French, German, Scandinavian Studies, and Spanish are not offered every year.

Recommended first-year program


  • Students with French 30/German 30 can start at the 200-level in French/German in the first year.