The Certificate in Ukrainian Studies is intended for current students and educators/individuals who wish to be immersed in the study of Ukrainian culture, language, history, religion, politics, and second language teaching from historical and cross-cultural perspectives.

Students in this program will have the opportunity to engage in the multidisciplinary nature of Ukrainian studies, selecting from courses in Ukrainian language, culture, and history. The Certificate program will allow individuals to acquire a well-rounded proficiency in this field, providing a foundation in the subject area to complement a variety of careers.

This program is also recommended for students interested in Ukrainian bilingual education.

Major Average

The major average in the Certificate in Ukrainian includes the grades earned in:

  • All courses eligible to be used in the program.

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a Certificate in Ukrainian, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum credit units required in the program.

See Residency for additional details.

Requirements (24 credit units)

  • UKR 202.3

Choose 6 credit units from the following:

Students with credit for Grade 12 language credit in Ukrainian will start with UKR 214.3.

  • UKR 114.3
  • UKR 117.3
  • UKR 214.3
  • UKR 217.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • ANTH 111.3 
  • 100-Level HIST Courses
  • LING 111.3 
  • POLS 111.3

Choose 12 credit units of Ukrainian Studies Electives from the following:

Ukrainian Language Courses (up to 6 credit units)

  • UKR 214.3 
  • UKR 217.3 
  • UKR 314.3 **
  • UKR 317.3 **

** 200- and 300-level Language courses will be offered on campus when there is sufficient demand, otherwise they will be available through STM Study abroad program “Spring Session in Ukraine”

Ukrainian Culture Courses (up to 6 credit units)

  • UKR 236.3
  • UKR 233.3
  • UKR 354.3
  • UKR 298.3 
  • UKR 398.3

History (up to 3 credit units)

  • HIST 238.3 
  • HIST 247.3 
  • HIST 248.3

Political Studies (up to 3 credit units)

  • POLS 262.3 
  • POLS 343.3 
  • POLS 370.3 
  • POLS 465.3

Linguistics (up to 3 credit units)

  • LING 244.3