Majors and Minor

The Department in Germanic Studies offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts with Majors in Germanic Studies and Germanic Studies with a Business Minor, as well as the BA in the Teaching of German. A minor is offered in Germanic Studies as well.

Requirements

Major in Germanic Studies

The major in Germanic Studies requires 31 hours of courses in German beyond GER 104.

These 31 hours are made up of both required and elective courses.

Major in Germanic Studies with a Business Minor

The major in Germanic Studies with a Business Minor requires 28 hours of courses in German beyond GER 104. These 28 hours are made up of both required and elective courses.

There are an additional 14 hours of required business courses to complete this degree.

Minor in Germanic Studies

The minor in Germanic Studies requires 16 hours of courses in German at the 200 level or above.

There are no required courses for the minor, although one course must be at the 300 level or above.

Gen-Eds and the Major/Minor

Certain Gen-Ed courses offered by the Department can count toward the Major/Minor in Germanic Studies. Download the certification form below and make arrangements with your instructor at the beginning of the semester.

German 300: Writing in the Discipline

German 300 is a 1-credit course that satisfies university Writing-in-the-Discipline requirement for the Germanic Studies major. It is to be completed toward the end of the degree, but before the student’s final semester. GER 300 functions in tandem with a Germanic Studies course at the level of 215 or above, taught by a tenured or tenure-track faculty member. Read the requirements below and make arrangements with your professor at the beginning of the semester.

Questions?

For further information regarding the major or minor in Germanic Studies or the specific content of courses, please contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies.