Open to all students in the University, the Certificate aims to develop the skills in practical Italian. Any undergraduate student may apply for admission, subject to prerequisites.
Completion of first-year requirements including 1.0 course from Italian 1030 or Italian 1030W/X or Italian 1033 or both — Italian 1045A/B and Italian 1046A/B, with a mark of at least 60%. Students with Grade 12 U Italian will begin the module with Italian 2200 or Italian 2202. A student may not pursue both a Certificate in Practical Italian and an Italian module.
Progression and Graduation Requirements
To progress and complete the program, students must achieve and maintain a minimum average of 70% in the required courses. If a course in the Certificate program is waived by the department on the basis of existing language proficiency, other Italian courses will have to be taken so that the total number of course credits is 3.0.
3.0 courses: Italian 2200 (or Italian 2200W/X or Italian 2202), Italian 2220A/B or Italian 2215F/G, Italian 3300, Italian 4400A/B.
Note: At least 2.0 of the 3.0 courses must be taken at Western.