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About the Program: 

Whether you are thinking about an international career or just yearn for a life of travel, a minor in German can prepare you for the world ahead, or signal to employers and graduate schools that you are ready for international opportunities. A minor involves taking six courses, as described below, and can augment your major program.

Program Requirements: 

Required Courses (6-18 credit hours) 1
GER 301 GERMAN CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION I 3
GER 302 GERMAN CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II 3
GER 101 BEGINNING GERMAN I 3
GER 102 BEGINNING GERMAN II 3
GER 201 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN I 3
GER 202 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN II 3

Electives (3-15 credit hours)
Areas of Advanced Study
Select 3-15 credit hours from the following: 3-15
GER 337 MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
GER 338
GER 339
GER 401
GER 450
GER 451
GER 495 SPECIAL PROJECT
GER 497 WORKSHOP

Total Credit Hours 21
1 Students who begin with GER 101 must select one (1) course within the advanced study area. Students who begin with GER 102 must select two (2) courses within the advanced study area. Students who begin with GER 201 must select three (3) courses within the advanced study area. Students who begin with GER 202 or higher must select four (4) or more courses from the advanced study area for a total of 21 credits.

Courses in English translation must have the readings done in German, exams and papers must be written in German for credit towards minor.

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Modern and Classical Languages

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