Minor in German Studies

The requirements for a minor in German Studies are 19 hours (with grades of C- or above). Completion of the following courses is required:

I.          German Language (10 hours minimum above the 2010 level)

  GRMN 2020 Intermediate German 2 or
GRMN 2030 Intensive Intermediate German
4 or 
5 hrs.
  GRMN 3010 Advanced German 1** 3 hrs.
  GRMN 3020 Advanced German 2** 3 hrs.

** Upon completion of GRMN 3020, students have the option of taking the Goethe Institut sponsored exam Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache.

II.          German Culture & Literature (9 hours)

3 courses taught in German at the 3000 or 4000 – level. One upper-division German course taught in English may replace one of these courses.

  GRMN 3030 Business German 3 hrs.
  GRMN 3110 German Lit. from the Avante-garde to the Postmodern 3 hrs.
  GRMN 3120 German Literature from the Enlightenment to Expressionism 3 hrs.
  GRMN 3130 Philosophy and Literature 3 hrs.
  GRMN 3140 Current Issues in German Literature 3 hrs.
  GRMN 3150 Politics and Literature 3 hrs.
  GRMN 3520 Open Topics in the Cultural Context 3 hrs.
  GRMN 4220 Reading German Cities 3 hrs.
  GRMN 4330 The Age of Goethe 3 hrs.
  GRMN 4340 Seminar in German Literature 3 hrs.
  GRMN 4550 Senior Seminar* 3 hrs.

* = core course

Students may not apply more than 9 hours of transfer credit (including 6  upper division credits) towards the minor. Transfer courses must be approved by the Department.

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