Chilliwack campus at CEP
The purpose of the graduate programs in Halq’eméylem is to develop advanced knowledge and skills in the revival, acquisition, and use of this endangered language. Graduates will learn advanced research techniques for language restoration and acquisition, and develop skills and strategies for reviving the use of the language in society, including increased knowledge of the Stó:lō worldview.
The program will connect current Halq’eméylem teachers with prospective teachers, language revivalists, Stó:lō communities, local agencies, and schools. Through immersion opportunities, students will find ways to incorporate, promote, and sustain the Halq’eméylem language in their everyday lives as well in the classroom with each other, in the Stó:lō communities, and with Stó:lō people.
The graduate certificate will prepare students who want to:
This certificate is intended for students who wish to complete it at the same time as they pursue another program, but students may be admitted directly if they choose. Students must ensure they meet course and program prerequisites.
Exceptional admission/competency-based admission will be available in cases where students do not meet stated admission requirements. Applicants will have to demonstrate their ability to undertake advanced work in the area of interest, as evidenced by: