To attain at Bachelor of Arts Degree in German, students must complete 36 semester hours in the following areas:   

Core courses (18 hours)

  • GER 201 -- Intermediate German I
  • GER 202 -- Intermediate German II  
  • GER 304 -- German Composition and Conversation
  • GER 401 -- German Phonetics and Pronunciation OR GER 402 -- Advanced German Grammar and Syntax
  • GER 480 -- Studies in German Culture
  • GER 481 -- Studies in German Literature
  • WLL 400 -- World Languages Program Assessment (0 credits)

Culture study (6 hours, select any two not taken above)

  • GER 307 -- Introduction to German Translation
  • GER 310 -- Contemporary German Life
  • GER 311 -- German Cultural History
  • GER 330 -- Studies in German Language Cinema 
  • GER 340 -- Business German
  • GER 401 -- German Phonetics and Pronunciation
  • GER 402 -- Advanced German Grammar and Syntax
  • GER 480 -- Studies in German Culture
  • GER 520 -- Readings in German (culture topic)

Literary study (6 hours, select any two not taken above)

  • GER 320 -- Survey of German Literature
  • GER 322 -- German Drama
  • GER 323 -- German Prose Fiction
  • GER 481 -- Studies in German Literature
  • GER 520 -- Readings in German (literary topic)

Interdisciplinary course (3 hours, select one)

  • ANT 275 -- Language and Culture
  • CIN 201 -- Survey of World Cinema
  • ENG 206 -- Western World Literature I
  • ENG 207 -- Western World Literature II
  • ENG 324 -- Holocaust Literature
  • ENG 350 -- Literary Criticism
  • ENG 371 -- Traditional Grammar
  • ENG 381 -- Introduction to Linguistics
  • GEO 402 -- Geography of Europe
  • HIS 303 -- Medieval Europe
  • HIS 304 -- Renaissance Europe
  • HIS 305 -- Reformation Europe
  • HIS 308 -- Modern Europe 1870-1920
  • HIS 309 -- Modern Europe since 1920
  • HIS 361 -- History of Germany
  • HIS 413 -- History of Nazi Germany
  • HIS 414 -- The Holocaust
  • PHI 385 -- History of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy
  • PHI 305 -- Existentialism
  • PSC 330 -- Politics of Europe

Elective in German (3 hours)

  • Select any course above GER 202 not taken above or WLL 396 or WLL 294 (German topic).

German major with teaching certification

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Achtung!  The program outlined above is in the one currently in effect.  Students who entered under the catalog 2012-2013 or earlier will follow the requirements listed in their catalog, and should use the checklist under "related links" labeled "2012 and earlier".