BA in Foreign Language and Literature with a concentration in German

Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Language and Literature with a concentration in German

Required coursework includes:
GERM 3030German Conversation

3 credits

GERM 3040German Grammar and Composition

3 credits

GERM 3060Readings in German

3 credits

GERM 4040/GERM 8046Advanced German Composition and Stylistics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Senior status and advisor permission required to enroll into GERM 4040.

Native speakers of German should speak with a departmental advisor regarding major requirements.



18 credits of elective courses from three tracks.

In addition to the 12 credits of required coursework, students will need 18 credits from the three tracks listed below, with a minimum of 3 credits in each of the tracks. As long as students complete at least 3 credits in each track, they may fulfill their elective course requirements in whichever track or tracks they choose.   


Track 1: Literature and Film
GERM 3150Introduction to German Literature

3 credits

GERM 3500Special Topics in German

3 credits

GERM 3650Introduction to German Film

3 credits

GERM 4950/GERM 8956Pro-Seminar: Literature and/or Film

3 credits

Track 2: Culture and Society
GERM 3250Contemporary Culture in German Speaking Countries

3 credits

GERM 3370German History from the Beginnings until the Early Modern Period

3 credits

GERM 3380German History from the Enlightenment to the Present

3 credits

GERM 4030/GERM 8036Advanced German Conversation

3 credits

GERM 4960/GERM 8966Pro-Seminar: Society and Culture

3 credits

Track 3: Linguistics and Language for the professions
GERM 3580German for Professional Life

3 credits

GERM 4210Translating German

3 credits

GERM 4220/GERM 8226The Structure of German

3 credits

GERM 4970/GERM 8976Pro-Seminar: Linguistics and Language for the Professions

3 credits