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    May 27, 2024  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

German, BA

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Programs offered by the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures provide insight into world cultures and languages. You can perfect your German with a Bachelor of Arts.

Degree Requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in German.

Hours required and general/college requirements

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of the catalog and the College of Arts and Sciences  requirements.

Major requirements

39 hours of German, including

Placement or credit my examination may be used to satisfy

GERM 1010, GERM 1020, GERM 2040, GERM 2050

Other course requirements


Suggested minors for the BA with a major in German

Students who wish to earn a minor are encouraged to choose a second foreign language, English, history, business, hospitality management, economics or computer science.


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Other requirements

  • Students majoring in German should consider taking history and geography courses that deal specifically with their language study.
  • Minimum grade of C is required for a course to count toward the major.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75 in German course work is required for graduation.


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