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Information for Minors

GERMAN LANGUAGE

Students must complete a minimum of 20 credits in German beyond the 115 level including:
  • GRM 314 - Advanced German Grammar, Texts and Contexts (4)
  • GRM 316 - German Conversation (2)
  • GRM 318 - German Composition (2)

and one of the following:
  • GRM 340 - German Culture I (4)
  • GRM 355 - Translation: German (4)
  • GRM 408 - Advanced German Conversation (4)
  • GRM 455 - Translation into German (4)
  • GRM 457 -  Business German (4)

At least 12 credits of those required for the minor in German Language and Literature must be taken at Oakland University.



GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Students must complete a minimum of 20 credits in German beyond the 115 level including:
  • GRM 371 - Introduction to the Study of German Literature (4)
  • GRM 381 - Great Works in German Literature (4) 

At least 12 credits of those required for the minor in German Language and Literature must be taken at Oakland University.



GERMAN STUDIES

Students must complete a minimum of 24 credits in German beyond the 115 level including:

  • 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 408 - Advanced German Conversation (4)
  • GRM 440 - German Culture II (4)
  • LIT 181 - European Literature I (4) or LIT 182 - European Literature (4) 
At least 12 credits of those required for the minor in German Studies must be taken at Oakland University.



ELEMENTARY TEACHING MINOR IN GERMAN

Students must complete 20 credits in German 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 440 - German Culture II (4)
  • plus 4 credits elective at 300-400 level

plus:

  • EED 428 - Foreign Language Teaching Methods in Elementary and Middle School (4)


SECONDARY TEACHING MINOR IN GERMAN (STEP)


Students must complete a minimum of 20 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 440 - German Culture II (4)
  • plus 4 credits elective at 300-400 level
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