Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
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College of Arts and Letters Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages Undergraduate Programs Additional Major in German
This option is designed to encourage students to combine a major in German with a major in another field such as international relations, political science, English, another foreign language, or engineering. Students electing this option must meet the requirements of the College of Arts and Letters for the Bachelor of Arts degree and must complete the following requirements for the major in German:
The German courses listed in items 3. a. (1) through (4) under the heading Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in German above, plus one additional course of at least 3 credits, to meet the requirement of 28 credits. Additional majors are also expected to participate in a study abroad program as listed in item 3. a. (6) above.
German, ADDU (0726)Required Credits: 34 Program Version: FS13
Requirement 1: Additional Major - German - Third-Year or Business German
Additional Major - German - Third-Year or Business German: A total 2 courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Requirement 2: Additional Major - German - Literature and Culture
Additional Major - German - Literature and Culture: 1 course from GRM341, GRM342
Requirement 3: Additional Major - German - 300-Level Course
Additional Major - German - 300-Level Course: 2 courses from Additional 300 level German course.
Requirement 4: Additional Major - German - Selected 400-Level Courses
Additional Major - German - Selected 400-Level Courses: 4 courses from GRM420, GRM435, GRM445, GRM460, GRM491
Requirement 5: Additional Major - German - Capstone
Additional Major - German - Capstone: 1 course from GRM492
Requirement 6: Additional Major - German - Study Abroad
Additional Major - German - Study Abroad: 2 courses from Study Abroad requirement. Completion of GRM 202 or equivalent is required. See your Academic Advisor.
Requirement 7: Additional Major Distribution Requirement
Additional Major Distribution Requirement: 34 credits from German electives. Additional crs in GRM courses 250 and above, excluding GRM400, to meet the requirement of at least 34 but not more than 40 crs in courses in the major.
Requirement 8: College - Arts and Letters - European Studies Discipline
College - Arts and Letters - European Studies Discipline: 12 credits from a European Studies cognate. One 300 or 400 level course of at least 3 credits must be included. The courses must be approved by the student's academic advisor.
Requirement 9: College - Arts and Letters - Non Arts and Letters Cognate
College - Arts and Letters - Non Arts and Letters Cognate: 12 credits from Courses in a cognate. One 300-400 level course of at least 3 credits must be included between the Open Cognate and the Non Arts & Letters Cognate. Both the cognate and the courses must be approved by the student's academic advisor.
Requirement 10: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses at the 300 level and above.
Requirement 11: College - Arts and Letters - Second Language
College - Arts and Letters - Second Language: 1 course from a second year foreign language course demonstrating competency in a foreign language.
34 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.