Undergraduate Adviser: Joerg Juretzka
Program and Graduate Coordinator: Anita Antler
Minor in German
M.A. in German
The German Program not only provides students with excellent language training, but also acquaints them with the achievements and the values expressed by great figures from the German-speaking areas of Europe, whose contributions to western culture have been enormous in such fields as philosophy, the sciences, social reforms, literature, and music. While the program provides an enriching experience for the mind and for the spirit, its major aim is to prepare students for gainful employment in many different fields in which they can use their acquired skills. To this end, the German Program tries to prepare well-rounded graduates proficient in the German language, well-informed about current social, political, and literary trends in Germany and other German-speaking countries, as well as schooled in humanistic thinking.
See Foreign Languages and Literatures for general information on degree programs.
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN GERMAN
Courses for this discipline are listed in alphabetical sequence (see German discipline in the Announcement of Courses section). Upper division courses are generally conducted in German and students are expected to use German in their speaking, reading, and writing.
Units GER 305 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3 GER 325 Applied German Linguistics: Phonetics and Phonemics 3 GER 401 German Culture and Civilization 3 GER 510 German Literature I 3 GER 511 German Literature II 3 Upper division electives on advisement 15 Total 30
GER 305 Advanced Grammar and Composition 3 GER 325 Applied German Linguistics: Phonetics and Phonemics 3 GER 401 German Culture and Civilization 3 GER 510 German Literature I 3 GER 511 German Literature II 3 Electives on advisement (at least 3 units of which must be upper division) 6 Total 21
Program Units GER 700 Seminar in Research Methods 1 GER 745 Seminar in the Development of the German Language 3 Graduate courses in German 12 Upper division or graduate courses in German language, literature, or civilization 6 Upper division or graduate courses in German language, literature, or civilization, or in related subjects with approval of graduate adviser 9 Minimum total 31 and Master's Comprehensive Written and Oral ExaminationsThe student is admitted to the oral examination upon passing the written examination. Both examinations may be attempted not more than two times.
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