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German Major, B.A.

Majors and Minors in Modern Languages

I. Required Prerequisite

GER 2211 passed with a grade of C or better (not required if students enter with appropriate background).

II. Required Core Courses

GER 3311 Conversation and Composition (3 credits)
GER 3312 Introduction to the Study of German Culture and Literature (3 credits)
GER 4430 German Grammar and Linguistics (1 credit)

Subtotal 7 Credits

III. Required Electives

Select 20 credits of electives from German courses in the 4400-level literature and cultural sequence, and the 3317-3320 language skill courses.

Subtotal 20 Credits

IV. Guided Electives

Select 3 credits of additional electives with consent of advisor.

Subtotal 3 Credits

Total Semester Credits Required for Major 30 Credits

A Total of 128 Semester Credits is Required for a Bachelor's Degree


SUGGESTED SEMESTER SCHEDULE FOR GERMAN MAJOR, B.A.

The following is a list of required language courses arranged by year. This schedule is intended to help students plan their courses in an orderly fashion; however, these are only suggestions and this schedule is flexible. Students entering with previous high school language background may begin at the 2000 or 3000 level. See department chair for placement testing.

The following liberal education courses are recommended for students majoring in a modern language: European and/or other appropriate History courses, Philosophy, European and/or appropriate Art History courses, folk dance, Economics, or Political Science.

Freshman

GER 1111 Elementary German I
GER 1112 Elementary German II
Second major or minor course work
Liberal Education requirements

Sophomore

GER 2211 Intermediate German I
GER 2212 Intermediate German II
Second major or minor course work
Liberal Education requirements

Junior

GER 3311 Conversation and Composition
GER 3312 Introduction to the Study of German Culture and Literature
Second major or minor course work
Complete Liberal Education requirements

Senior

GER 4430 German Linguistics
German 3311 or above
Complete second major or minor course work


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