German: Requirements for the Major

Disciplinary Major

Supporting Courses, (6 credits):

Required:

GERMAN 202: Intermediate German Language II (3 credits)

GERMAN 225: Intermediate German Conversation and Composition (3 credits)

Upper-Level Courses, (24 credits):

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

Required:

GERMAN 325: Advanced German Conversation and Composition (3 credits)

GERMAN 329: Representative German Authors (3 credits)

Choose Six (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)

GERMAN 355: Deutsche Kultur und Landeskunde (3 credits)

GERMAN 356: German Culture (3 credits)

GERMAN 499: Travel Course (1-6 credits)

Choose Six (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)

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):

Required:

GERMAN 202: Intermediate German Language II (3 credits)

GERMAN 225: Intermediate German Conversation and Composition (3 credits)

Upper-Level Courses, (27 credits):

Required:

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)

One (1) of These:

GERMAN 485: Study Abroad: Germany (3-15 credits)

GERMAN 499: Travel Course (1-6 credits)

One (1) of These:

GERMAN 355: Deutsche Kultur und Landeskunde (3 credits)

GERMAN 356: German Culture (3 credits)

GERMAN 357: German Cinema (3 credits)

One (1) 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 Six (6) Credits):

Select from the 300-400-level GERMAN courses.

Requirement:

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.