German - Requirements for the Major

German Program | German Minor Requirements | Course Descriptions

Supporting Courses, 6 credits

  • GERMAN 202   Intermediate German Language II, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 225   Intermediate German Conversation and Composition, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 24 credits

  • GERMAN 325   Advanced German Conversation and Composition, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 329   Representative German Authors, 3 credits

Choose 6 credits:

  • GERMAN 355   Deutsche Kultur und Landeskunde, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 356   German Culture, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 499   Travel Course, 1-6 credits
    (Students interested in studying abroad for one or more semesters should register for the placeholder course, GERMAN 485 Study Abroad: Germany, 3-15 credits)

Choose 6 credits:

  • GERMAN 333   Literary Themes, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 335   Literary Eras, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 350   Major German Drama, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 351   Major German Prose Fiction, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 352   Major German Poetry, 3 credits

Choose 6 credits from courses listed above or:

  • GERMAN 345   Advanced German Grammar, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 357   German Cinema, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 420   Business German, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 425   German Translation Studies, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 498   Independent Study, 1-4 credits   

(Some upper-level courses may be repeated for credit when course content varies. See adviser.)

Requirements for the German Major for Students Seeking Teaching Certification

This major requires admission to the Education Program and completion of the minor in Secondary Education.

Supporting Courses, 6 credits

  • GERMAN 202  Intermediate German Language II, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 225  Intermediate German Conversation and Composition, 3 credits

Upper-Level Courses, 27 credits

  • EDUC 311         Teaching Foreign Languages, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 325  Advanced German Conversation and Composition, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 329  Representative German Authors, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 345  Advanced German Grammar, 3 credits

Choose one of these, 3 credits:

  • GERMAN 485  Study Abroad: Germany, 3-15 credits
  • GERMAN 499  Travel Course, 1-6 credits

Choose one of these, 3 credits:

  • GERMAN 355  Deutsche Kultur und Landeskunde, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 356  German Culture, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 357  German Cinema, 3 credits

Choose one of these:

  • GERMAN 333  Literary Themes, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 335  Literary Eras, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 350  Major German Drama, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 351  Major German Prose Fiction, 3 credits
  • GERMAN 352  Major German Poetry, 3 credits

Electives, choose 6 credits:

  • Select from the 300-400-level GERMAN courses.

The following is required of all students seeking teacher certification in German:

  • An oral proficiency exam must be successfully completed before student can be approved for student teaching.
  • Student is required to spend an appropriate period of time in a country where German is spoken or participate in an approved immersion program.
German Program
German Minor Requirements
Course Descriptions