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2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

German, BA


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About the Program

The Department of German and Russian in the School of Languages and Cultures offers undergraduate majors and minors in German and Russian as well as courses of study and expertise leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. in German literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the present, the M.A. and Ph.D. in German linguistics and Second Language Acquisition. It is also possible to study for the M.A. or Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with a focus in German.

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for German  is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.

Detailed Program Requirements

Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.

Languages & Cultures-BA
GRMN
120 Credits

Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.67/4.0 in the courses used in the major and may use no grade lower than a “C.”

German Major Requirements (35 credits)


Before undertaking this major, the student must establish proficiency equivalent to German Level IV. Proficiency may be established by taking and passing GER 20200 , by examination, or by other evidence acceptable to the School of Languages & Culture.

C. One course in German Linguistics (3 credits)


(Note: LC 26100  is a prerequisite)

D. One of the following courses in German culture and civilization (3 credits)


E. German electives (9 credits)


Nine hours chosen by the student from German courses at the 30000-, 40000-, or 50000-level. No more than one course (3 credits) may be in English.

Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (54 - 56 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements

Electives (29-31 credits)


University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

Program Requirements


15-16 Credits


15 Credits


Fall 2nd Year


15 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


15 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


  • GER 40100 - German Level VII
  • REQ E - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Gender Issues - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Other Cultures - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Racial and Ethnic Diversity - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


  • GER 40200 - German Level VIII
  • REQ E - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Global Perspective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hour: 1.00

15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


  • REQ D - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Social Ethics - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

15 Credits


Spring 4th Year


15 Credits


Note


Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.67/4.0 in the courses used in the major and may use no grade lower than a “C.”

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Arts degree.

2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Arts degree.

32 credit hours at 30000 level or higher required for Bachelor of Arts degree.

Degree Requirements


The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

Degree Works is knowledge source for specific requirements and completion

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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