Brandenburg Gate, Berlin (Creative Commons, Andrew Mason)

Major in German Studies
36 credit hours required, as follows:

Students may count the following language courses toward the German Studies major:

  • Two courses at the 200-level or above in cognate area (History, PoliticalScience, Philosophy, Religious Studies). Students interested in graduate study in German are strongly advised to substitute cognate courses with additional GR courses and/or study abroad. Please see department Chair for qualifying courses and approval.
  • One ML course. ML 308: Teaching Languages is recommended for education majors.
  • Remaining credits must be earned in GR language, including: GR 201-202, GR 301-302 or the equivalent
  • Literature and culture courses must be at the 300-level or higher, including: GR 497: Senior Thesis, a capstone course

Minor in German Studies
21 credit hours required, beginning at any level