The Language Training Institute provides an introduction to major world languages  and cultures. Under the guidance of expert instructors using innovative methods, students in our classes engage in extensive practice with the essentials of language  and gain insight into the cultures of those language communities.

Credentials: Minor or Certificate

The Languages program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is administered by the Language Training Institute. It offers a minor in Italian Studies and certificates in Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

Academic Calendar:

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Anthropologist
  • Customer Service Specialist
  • Editor
  • Foreign Travel Advisor
  • Interpreter
  • Journalist
  • Language Engineer
  • Lexicographer
  • Linguist
  • Project Manager
  • Subtitler
  • Tour Guide

How to apply

The minor program

You may add the minor program to any major program. Speak to your faculty advisor.

Certificate programs

See the description in the Academic Calendar.