The Gaelic Foundations Program provides students with the option to continue their studies in their second year at CBU in the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Arts Community Studies. Students also have the potential to receive transfer credits at another university and continue their studies after completing the Foundation program.
The program is split into five courses (or modules), with each module equalling six credits and includes 72 hours of instructional time. Instructional time is split into two-thirds of direct classroom lecturing and instruction and one-third will be group-based tutorial work, for a full course load of 30 credit hours in total.
Module 1: History of the Gael – Sep 6 – Oct 19, 2023
Module 2: Music & Dance of the Gael– Oct 30 – Dec 7, 2023
Module 3: Folklore of the Gael – Jan 8 – Feb 15, 2024
Module 4: Literature of the Gael – Feb 19 – Apr 12, 2024
Module 5: Gaelic Online with Colaisde na Gàidhlig – offered in parallel with Modules 1 to 4, in a more traditional September 6 – April 12 schedule.