German: Requirements for the Major

Disciplinary Major

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 Six 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 Six 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, (3 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)

Electives, (Choose Six (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.