The major requires a total of 36 credits with a minimum of 20 credits selected from courses numbered 3000 or higher. GERMAN 4220 and GERMAN 3530 are required. Students who major in German must have a grade point average of no lower than a 2.50 in the German courses they take, and meet the education abroad requirement by completing eight to nine credits in our Education Abroad program at the 3000-4000 level. Similar or comparable cultural experiences could also be accepted.

In addition, students completing a Bachelor of Arts degree are required to take nine credits of English literature and philosophy with no more than two courses from each area (2000 level or above).

Required Courses
GERMAN 4220Phonetics2
GERMAN 3530German Civilization3
Select nine credits of literature and philosophy with no more than two courses from each area (2000 level or above)9
Eight to nine credits study abroad at the 3000-4000 level8-9
German Courses
Select 31 credits of the following with a minimum of 20 credits selected from courses numbered 3000 or higher:31
Elementary German
Elementary German
Intermediate German
Intermediate German
Foreign Languages Travel Abroad Seminar
German Conversation and Composition I
German Conversation and Composition II
German Literature of the 20th Century
German Literature of the 19th Century
Supervised Independent Study
Total Credits36