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Catalogue 2017-2018

German Studies Major

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Requirements for Concentration:

10 units: 8 units of German above the introductory level. Students can choose from GERM 210 , GERM 211 , GERM 230 , GERM 239 , GERM 240 , GERM 260 , GERM 269 , GERM 270 , GERM 301 , and GERM 355  . Majors must take all 8 units in German. After declaring a concentration in German Studies, no courses taken under the Non-Recorded Option serve to fulfill the requirements. Students can take a maximum of 2 units approved by the German department in related fields. Upon the approval of the department, a maximum of 2 units from an approved summer program and 4 additional units from other programs abroad can be substituted for the 200-level courses

Senior Year Requirement:

GERM 301  and GERM 355 . Students who wish to be considered for departmental honors must complete a thesis (GERM 300 ).


Junior Year Abroad, study at accredited summer schools or a summer program in Germany, Austria or Switzerland.

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