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Mountain

Requirements for the Major: 44 credit hours after the first (elementary) year to be chosen in consultation with German faculty.
Requirements for the Minor: 24 credit hours after the first (elementary) year to be chosen in consultation with German faculty.
First and Second Year Courses

GERM 1000: Beginning German (GERM 1001, 1002, 1003)

Three quarters of basic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, introduction to German culture, literature, art.

GERM 2000: Intermediate German (GERM 2001, 2002, 2003)

Three quarters of advanced grammar, conversation and composition, readings of cultural and literary texts.


Sample Course Sequence

Usual course of study for German:
- Three quarters of German 1000
- Three quarters of German 2000
- One quarter of Conversation and Composition (GERM 2100)
- Advanced German seminars

Students can begin with the elementary, intermediate and advanced courses at any point depending on their preparation. The seminars vary and are often taught every other year. Professors also choose Special Topics in accordance with their own and student interests.
German Program Brochure