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Information for Majors
GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE, B.A

Students must complete a minimum of 36 credits at the 300-400 levels in language, culture and literature, including:

  • GRM 314 - Advanced German Grammar, Texts and Contexts (4)
  • GRM 316 - German Conversation (2)
  • GRM 318 - German Composition (2)
  • GRM 371 - Introduction to the Study of German Literature (4)
  • GRM 381 - Great Works in German Literature (4)
  • GRM 408 - Advanced German Conversation (4)
  • Two 400-level literature courses

and two corequisite courses:

  • GRM 440 - German Culture II (4)
  • LIT 181 - European Literature I (4) or LIT 182 - European Literature II (4)

GERMAN WITH A CONCENTRATION IN GERMAN STUDIES, MODIFIED B.A.

Students must complete a minimum of 28 credits in German beyond the second year and 24 credits in corequisite courses.

  • GRM 314 - Advanced German Grammar, Texts and Contexts (4)
  • GRM 316 - German Conversation (2)
  • GRM 318 - German Composition (2)
  • GRM 340 - German Culture I (4)
  • GRM 355 - Translation: German (4)
  • GRM 371 - Introduction to the Study of German Literature (4)
  • GRM 381 - Great Works in German Literature (4)
  • GRM 408 - Advanced German Conversation (4)
  • GRM 440 - German Culture II (4)
Required corequisites:
  • AH 345 - German Art (4)
  • LIT 181 - European Literature I (4) or LIT 182 - European Literature II (4)
  • MUS 100 - An Introduction to Music (4)
  • PS 373 - Western Political Thought II (4)

and two from the following:

  • AH 334 - Renaissance Art in Northern Europe (4)
  • HST 327 - The Reformation (4)
  • HST 341 - Europe since 1914 (4)
  • HST 343 - Germany since 1740 (4)



SECONDARY TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM (STEP)

GERMAN B.A. K-12
Students must complete the requirements for a B.A. degree as well as a sequence of undergraduate course work in education, including:

  • SED 300 - Introduction to Secondary Education (4)
  • IST 397 - Integrated Technology in Secondary Curricula (4)
  • RDG 338 - Teaching Reading in the Content Area (4)
  • FE 406 - Educational Psychology for K-12 Educators
  • EED 420 - Managing the Classroom Community for U.S. Diverse Learners (4)
  • SED 427 - Methods of Teaching Secondary Students (4)
  • SE 401 - Introduction to Students with Special Needs (4)

Also required:

  • EED 428 - Foreign Language Teaching Methods in Elementary and Middle School (3)
  • SED 428 - Teaching of the Major Field (4)
  • SED 455 - Internship in Secondary Education (12)

 
ELEMENTARY EDUCATION GERMAN TEACHING MAJOR
Students must complete 32 credits at the 300-400 level including:
  • GRM 314 - Advanced German Grammar, Texts and Contexts (4)
  • GRM 316 - German Conversation (2)
  • GRM 318 - German Composition (2)
  • GRM 371 - Introduction to the Study of German Literature (4)
  • GRM 381 - Great Works in German Literature (4)
  • GRM 440 - German Culture II (4)
  • plus 12 credits elective at the 300-400 level
Also required:
  • EED 428 - Foreign Language Teaching Methods in Elementary and Middle School (4)

Admission to major standing 

To be eligible for a major in one or more foreign languages, a student must be admitted to major standing by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. Normally, a student should apply for 
major standing at the department office after having attained 56 credits and no later than three semesters before graduation.  A student planning to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree will be admitted to 
major standing after completion of 8 credits of language or literature at the 300 level with a minimum grade point average of 2.80.

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