The Department of Linguistics, in conjunction with CILLDI (Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute), offers courses leading to an ★18 Community Linguist Certificate aimed at speakers of Canadian Indigenous languages or speakers of other endangered and under-documented languages. The courses are only offered during Summer Term and may be taken on a for credit basis through Open Studies, or as an Auditor through the Faculty of Arts. Students should consult the Department of Linguistics regarding the certificate program as a whole, the proper sequence of courses, and the transferability of related courses taken at the University of Alberta or elsewhere.
Students wishing to earn the Community Linguist Certificate must complete the following ★18:
These courses are only offered through the CILLDI summer program. Students may take up to two courses per summer. With the exception of LING 111 and LING 211, Community Linguist Certificate courses do not count towards the BA degree, Honors, or minor in Linguistics.