German Studies Requirements

Requirements for the Major in German Studies:

A minimum of ten courses beyond the 101-level, including three 300 level, and two 400 level, and 489 (Senior Project). Majors are normally expected to take one Term Abroad and are encouraged to improve their language skills by living in the German House, attending the weekly German Table, and participating in other extracurricular activities. Students have the option of taking one MLT course (Literature in Translation) for German credit. In addition, majors are urged to take other courses related to German culture and history in other academic fields such as English, history, philosophy, music, art history, and political science.

Requirements for the Interdepartmental Major in German Studies:

A minimum of seven courses beyond the 101-level, including two courses at the 300 level and one course at the 400 level if the senior project course 489 in German is chosen; or it can include, in addition to two 300 level courses, two courses at the 400 level if the thesis (with a considerable German component) is written in the second field. Students have the option of taking one MLT course (Literature in Translation) for German credit. Interdepartmental majors are urged to take the Term Abroad and are encouraged to improve their language skills by living in the German House, attending the weekly German Table, and participating in other extracurricular activities.

Requirements for the Minor in German Studies:

A minimum of six courses, including at least two 300-level courses, only one of which may be either GER 300T or the MLT for German credit.