This Language Certificate program is administered by the Center for Language Studies (3086 JFSB), http://languagecertificate.byu.edu.
Any matriculated (degree-seeking) BYU student who meets the proficiency and course requirements may earn the Finnish Language Certificate. The proficiency requirement is met through the nationally recognized ACTFL Oral and Writing Proficiency Exams. Qualifying students will be awarded a certificate on one of three levels based on the following:
Note: Students who have completed all of the coursework required for a language major or a language minor will also have satisfied the coursework requirement for the language certificate.
|WHEN TAUGHT:||Fall Even Yrs.|
|PREREQUISITE:||Finn 202 or equivalent experience.|
|DESCRIPTION: ||Third-year course in Finnish. Developing intermediate language skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing as defined by ACTFL standards.|
|NOTE:||Entry course for returned missionaries or others with equivalent Finnish language experience. Required course for obtaining language credit by examination (Finn 101, 102, 201, 211R).|
|DESCRIPTION: ||Scandinavian culture from the Vikings to the present.|
|NOTE:||Works may be read in English translation.|
|WHEN TAUGHT:||Winter Odd Yrs.|
|RECOMMENDED:||Finn 321 or equivalent experience.|
|DESCRIPTION: ||Readings in Finnish literature; introduction to basic literary concepts. Includes International Cinema.|
|NOTE:||Culminating course for GE Foreign Language requirement.|
Students who successfully complete a certificate will receive an official document verifying their level of achievement. The certificate will be listed on the university transcript.