German studies course catalog
NICK DOBSON, Adjunct instructor
B.A., Rice; M.A., Ph.D., Texas
KIMBERLY LaPALM, Assistant Professor
B.A., Wisconsin (Madison); M.A., C.Phil., Ph.D., UCLA
MARK SAFSTROM, Associate Professor
B.A., North Park University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington
LISA SEIDLITZ, Associate Professor, Chair of World Languages
B.A., M.A., Illinois; Ph.D., Texas
MAJOR IN GERMAN STUDIES. 28 credits beyond GRMN 102, including four language courses (GRMN-200, GRMN-201, GRMN-202, GRMN-203, GRMN-220, GRMN-221, GRMN-301, GRMN-302, GRMN-303, GRMN-320, GRMN-321, GRMN-420, GRMN-421) and three culture courses, possibly taught in English (GRST-250, GRST-251, GRST-351, GRST- 352; GRMN-470, GRMN-471, GRMN-490; HIST-316, HIST-317; RELG-270; SCAN-240, SCAN-341, SCAN-350, SCAN- 360, SCAN-361).
Senior Inquiry is not required for students completing SI in another department or program. Participation in language & culture program or an approved internship is required for the major. A maximum of 8 credits of coursework taken overseas may count toward the major.
MAJOR FOR TEACHING GERMAN. 32 credits, including: five from the following courses GRMN 200, GRMN 201, GRMN 202, GRMN 203, GRMN 220, GRMN 221, GRMN 301, GRMN 302, GRMN 303, GRMN 320, GRMN 321, and GRMN 420; GRMN 421 or ENGL 200; two from the following SCAN 240, GRST 250, GRST 251, RELG 270, HIST 317, GRST 351, GRST 352, and GRMN 470. Students must complete an approved study abroad program in a German speaking country. Credits earned on study abroad count towards the major. See advisor for recommended supporting courses.
MINOR IN GERMAN STUDIES. 20 credits beyond GERM-102, including three language courses (GRMN-200, GRMN-201, GRMN-202, GRMN-203, GRMN-220, GRMN-221, GRMN-301, GRMN-302, GRMN-303, GRMN-320, GRMN-321, GRMN-420, GRMN-421) and two culture courses, possibly taught in English (GRST-250, GRST-251, GRST-351, GRST-352; GRMN-470, GRMN-471, GRMN-490; HIST-316, HIST-317; RELG-270; SCAN-240, SCAN-341, SCAN-350, SCAN- 360, SCAN-361).
For an interdisciplinary minor related to German Studies, see Linguistics.
Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Some departments may have additional grade requirements for the courses offered within their department. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.