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Begin Date: Summer 2014
End Date: Summer 2016 

German

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts (GERBA)

PROFESSOR B. RICHARD PAGE, Head

For the B.A. degree in German, a minimum of 120 credits is required.

Per Senate Policy 83-80.5, the college dean or campus chancellor and program faculty may require up to 24 credits of course work in the major to be taken at the location or in the college or program where the degree is earned. For more information, check the Recommended Academic Plan for your intended program.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in this bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 14 credits

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(3 of these 24 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR, GENERAL EDUCATION, or ELECTIVES and 0-12 credits are included in ELECTIVES if foreign language proficiency is demonstrated by examination.)
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in this bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 37 credits[1]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (15 credits)
GER 301 IL(3), GER 302W(3), GER 310 IL(3), GER 344 IL(3) (Sem: 3-6)
GER 401Y IL(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (22 credits)
GER 201 IL(4) or GER 208Y IL(4) (Sem: 1-4)
Select 3 credits from GER 200 GH;IL(3) or German at the 100-level (Sem: 1-4)
Select 6 credits in German literature and culture from GER 420 IL(3), GER 431 IL(3), GER 432 IL(3), GER 440 IL(3), GER 472 IL(3), GER 489(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits in German linguistics and applied linguistics from GER 411 IL(3), GER 412 IL(3), GER 430(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 additional credits of German at the 300- or 400-level. (Sem: 5-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Lasted Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2014

Blue Sheet Item #: 42-06-077

Review Date: 04/08/2014

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