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German Major and Minor Requirements

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.
 

Requirements for the Major in German

The major in German consists of 32 or 36 semester hours of study in the target language, depending on the student’s point of entry into the program. Students who have passed the Mount Union proficiency test must complete 32 semester hours.  Those who have not passed the University of Mount Union proficiency test must complete 36 semester hours.  Every language major must complete a minimum of 6 semester hours in a department-approved study abroad program as part of the total hours for the major.  At least two 300-level courses and one 400-level course, one of which must be completed on the Mount Union campus, are required of all students. 

Requirements for the Minor in German

The minor in German consists of 16 or 20 semester hours of study in the target language, depending on the student’s point of entry into the program. Students who have passed the Mount Union proficiency test are required to complete 16 semester hours.  Those who have not passed the University of Mount Union proficiency test must complete 20 semester hours.  No more than 4 semester hours of departmental credit for courses taught in English may count toward the minor.

Course Options

  • Elementary German I
  • Elementary German II
  • Issues in Contemporary German Culture & Society
  • Austria, Switzerland, and German-speaking Europe
  • German through Film
  • Germans, Germany, and the American Experience
  • Travel Seminar
  • Topics in German Literature
  • The Peoples and Cultures of Contemporary Germany
  • Intermediate Conversation and Composition Practicum
  • Advanced German Language, Literature, and Culture I
  • Advanced German Language, Literature, and Culture II
  •  German for the Professions
  • Special Topics in German Literature and Culture
  •  Methods of Teaching German
  • Practicum in the Teaching of German
  • Teaching German in the Elementary School
  • Advanced German Conversation and Composition Practicum
  • Advanced Special Topics
  • Teaching Assistant Practicum – German