Program Overview

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This program is pending final approval by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

The Bachelor of NłeɁkepmx Language Fluency (B.Nłek.) degree is a language-specific program emphasizing immersion-based language learning and community engaged partnerships for Indigenous language revitalization. The B.Nłek. is a block-transfer program; the Department of Community, Culture and Global Studies provides the third- and fourth-year of the four-year degree program. Admission is based on previous completion of a two-year Diploma of NłeɁkepmx Language Fluency at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology.

Students take intensive immersion language courses, language courses focused on domain specific language acquisition, language-informed culture courses, and language-revitalization courses. The curricula are highly structured, and language specific.

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