Take more classes in a language you are passionate about all while keeping your options open for the future. Many Blugolds pursue a certificate in languages in order to do just that. Plus, it's easier than you think! Most certificates can be earned with 13-18 additional credits which translates to around 3-5 additional courses after the introductory courses. If you want more information about the certificate programs, take a look at the catalog.
Click on the links below to see the current requirements for each certificate.
For printable advising guides for each of the certificates, check out the Department of Languages Blugold Insider Page. Just use your UWEC username and password to log in.
12 credits, with at least six credits at the 300-level or above.
Study of ancient civilizations lies at the root of almost every field of human inquiry and, for that matter, the modern university. An Ancient Studies Certificate is an ideal complement for students seeking an intellectually challenging discipline, and it offers a deeper understanding of the cultures of the ancient world and their continued impact on the present.
13 credits above French 201
Available for any non-French major or minor. Skills in practical written and oral language will be learned. Great complement to a variety of disciplines.
13 credits above German 201
Available for any non-German major or minor. Gain practical and professional German language skills. Complements other disciplines for future career aspirations utilizing German.
Upon completion of this certificate students will be able to: converse in Ojibwe at an intermediate level, have the linguistic and cultural competency to function effectively and appropriately in an Ojibwe cultural setting, be able to conduct future Ojibwe language research, and learn oral presentations skills which can be applied to any language.
Similar to the TEFL minor, the certificate is meant to cover the basics for future EFL teachers including a required teaching experience by taking FLG 375. It is also an option for those who do not have the time to complete the TEFL minor in their existing programs or for non-traditional students.