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French — Bachelor of Arts

UFV's Bachelor of Arts with a major, minor, or extended minor in French teaches you to converse fluently and write powerfully in French. Small class sizes, native-speaking professors, and opportunities to work or study across Canada or abroad help you master the language fully, while also exposing you to the francophone world and its varied cultures.  Boost your fluency in written and spoken French and open up career opportunities in government, public administration, business, education, translation, and more. 

Spanish - Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Integrated Studies

UFV now offers a minor in Spanish Language and Culture as part of a Bachelor of Arts or Intergrated Studies.This minor offers students the opportunity to acquire the language, cultural skills, and intercultural competence needed to interact appropriately within diverse social and cultural contexts in the Spanish-speaking world and enables students to use Spanish in their academic and career plans. Designed to be international and interdisciplinary, the program draws on courses from Latin American Studies, Global Development Studies, and other programs where Spanish is a valuable skill. The program includes opportunities for experiential learning through study abroad, and practicum courses that allow students to gain international experience and become global citizens.

Language Proficiency Certificates

Learn a new language to enrich your life, communicate across cultures, and gain an edge in today's global marketplace. UFV offer's Intermediate Proficiency Associate certificates in French, German, Halq'eméylem, Japanese, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, and Spanish, and Advanced Proficiency certificates in French, Halq'eméylem, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.

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