MAJOR IN GERMAN
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.
Requirements for liberal arts majors in a modern language and literature, B.A. program
The requirement for the major in German is a minimum of 36 credits at the 300 and 400 levels in language, culture and literature, and must include
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
Two corequisite courses are required: one in history or civilization GRM 440 and LIT 181 or 182. Students planning graduate work are strongly urged to study a second foreign language recommended by the department. At least 16 credits of those required for the major in any of the languages must be taken at Oakland University.