Bachelor of Arts in German Studies

Degree Type
Bachelor of Arts, BA

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in German (B2 level) according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  2. Students will evaluate artifacts and developments in the cultural history of German-speaking Central Europe with sensitivity to their aesthetic, sociopolitical, and multicultural contexts.
  3. Students will produce clear written communication through texts that are supported by scholarly analysis and evidence.
  4. Students will demonstrate awareness of similarities and differences between their own culture and those of German-speaking Central Europe.

It is strongly recommended that all majors and minors participate in at least one internship and one study abroad program.

The requirements for the major are as follows:

Required Course

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Selection

Complete three courses from the following:

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Seminar

Item #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Additional Electives at the 300–400 Level

  • Allowance of two courses with a substantial Germanic component at any level in other departments for the major only.
Sub-Total Credits
15
Total Credits
30