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German Major/Minor


Checklist for German Major (printed version)

 

Checklist for GERMAN MAJOR (2012 Catalog Year or Later)

Required Courses Total 33 Credits beyond 202

__ 301: German Composition (prereq: 202 or placement) - offered Fall and Winter

__ 302: German Conversation (prereq: 202 or Placement) - offered Fall and Winter

Notes:

  • 301 and 302 are prerequisites for all 300-level courses except 321; one may be taken concurrently with other 300-level course after the other has been completed. 
  • Majors must take one 400-level course (401,402,421) in the fall before the Capstone
  • Students choose an emphasis in Culture, Linguistics, or Literature and take two courses in their emphasis, 1 each of the two remaining categories, and 4 electives.

 

1 Literature course (2 if Literature Emphasis) 

__ 303: Intro to German Lit I - offered odd-numbered winters

__ 304: Intro to German Lit II - offered even-numbered winters

__ 401: Modern German Lit (Prereq: 2 300-level courses beyond 301/302 or permission of the instructor) - offered even-numbered falls in alternation with 402

__ 402: German Authors (Prereq: 2 300-level courses beyond 301/302 or permission of the instructor) - offered even-numbered falls in alternation with 401

 

1 Culture course (2 if Culture Emphasis)

__ 311: The Lon Nineteenth Century - offered odd-numbered falls

__ 312: Contemporary German Culture - offered even-numbered winters

__ 315: German Cinema - offered even-numbered falls

__ 386: German Culture and society ( Summer Study Abroad in Schwäbisch Gmünd)

 

1 Linguistics course (2 if Linguistics Emphasis)

__ 321: Phonetics (Prereq: 202) - offered every fall

__ 322: Intro to German Linguistics - offered odd-numbered winters

__ 421: History of the German Lang. (Prereq: 2 300-level courses beyond 301/302 or permission of the instructor) - offered odd-numbered falls.

 

12 additional elective credits

__ 331 Business German

__ 341: Advanced Grammar 

__ 342: Advanced German Conversation

__ 385: German Languages (Summer Study Abroad in Schwäbisch Gmünd)

__ other study abroad

 

__ 495 Capstone (prereq: Senior Standing) - offered every winter

 

 


Checklist For German Secondary-Education Major (2012 Catalog Year or Later)

 

Required Courses Total: 36 Credits beyond 202

__ 301: German Composition (Prereq: 202 or placement) - offered fall and winter

__ 302: German Conversation (Prereq: 202 or placement) - offered fall and winter 

__ 341: Advanced German Grammar - offered even-numbered winters 

__ 314: Secondary Foreign Language Teaching Methods - offered every winter 

__ 322: Introduction to German Linguistics - offered odd-numbered winters

Notes:

  • 301 & 302 are prerequisites for all 300-level courses except 321; one may be taken concurrently with other 300-level courses after the other has been completed. 
  • Majors must take one 400-level course (401/402/421) in the semester before the Capstone.
  • Students must achieve advanced low on the OPI Interview before beginning student assisting in the college of education. 
  • Students are required to study abroad for at least one semester (12-14 credits at the 300-level) in a German-language program. For students who are unable to complete this requirement due to familial, finical, or other concerns, alternatives do exist. 

 

1 Literature course

__ 303: Intro to German Lit. I - offered odd-numbered winters

__ 304: Intro to German Lit II - offered even-numbered winters

__ 401: Modern German Lit. (Prereq: 2 300-level course obeying 301/302 or permission of the instructor) - offered even-numbered falls in alternation with 402

__ 402: German Authors  (Prereq: 2 300-level course obeying 301/302 or permission of the instructor) - offered even-numbered falls in alternation with 401

 

1 Culture course

__ 311: The Lon Nineteenth Century - offered odd-numbered falls

__ 312: Contemporary German Culture - offered even-numbered winters

__ 315: German Cinema - offered even-numbered falls

__ 386: German Culture and society ( Summer Study Abroad in Schwäbisch Gmünd)

 

1 Linguistics courses 

__ 321: Phonetics (Prereq: 202) - offered every fall

__ 421: History of there German Lang. (Prereq: 2 300-level courses 301/302 or permission of the instructor) - offered odd-numbered falls

 

9 additional elective credits selected from the above or 

__ 331: Business German

__ 342: Advanced German Conversation 

__ 385: German Language (Summer Study Abroad in Schwäbisch Gmünd)

__ other study abroad

 

495 Capstone (Prereq: Senior Standing) - offered every winter 

 


Checklist for German Minor (printed version)

 

Checklist for German Minor (2013-14 Catalog Year or Later)

Note:

  • 301 & 302 are prerequisites for all 300-level courses except 321: one may be taken concurrently with other 300-level courses after the other has been completed. 

 

Required Courses (or prerequisites for more advanced courses) Total: 22 credits beyond 201

__ 202: Intermediate German II (Prereq: 201 or placement) - offered every semester

__ 301: Composition and Conversation I (Prereq: 202 or placement) - offered every semester 

4 upper-level course, only one of which may be GER 341, GER 342, GER 385

 

Literature

__ 303: Intro to German Lit I - offered odd-numbered falls

__ 304: Intro to German Lit II - offered even-numbered winters

__ 401: Modern German Lit (Prereq: two 300-level course or permission of instructor) - offered even-numbered falls

__ 402: German Authors (Prereq: two 300-level courses or permission of instructor) - offered even-numbered falls in alternation with 401

 

Culture

__ 311: German Civ. and Culture II - offered odd-numbered falls 

__ 312: Contemporary German Culture - offered even-numbered winters

__ 315: German Cinema - offered even-numbered falls

__ 386: German Culture and Society (Summer Study Abroad in Schwäbisch Gmünd)

 

Linguistics 

__ 321: Phonetics (Prereq: 202) - offered every fall

__ 322: Intro to German Linguistics - offered odd-numbered winters

__ 421: History of the German Lang. (Prereq: 321) - offered odd-numbered falls

 

Electives 

__ 331: Business German I (Prereq: 302) - offered odd-numbered falls

__ 341: Advanced German Grammar - offered even-numbered winters

__ 342: Advanced German Conversation - offered odd-numbered winters

__ 385: German Language (Summer Study Abroad in Schwäbisch Gmünd)