German Minor

The German minor is offered by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. This program is of interest to the following groups of students:

  • Those who have a special interest in the German language, literature and culture.
  • Those who intend to enter fields in which a background in foreign languages and cultures is desirable, such as business, engineering, the sciences, law, international affairs,  government service and international service.

A minor consists of five courses in German numbered 503 and above.

Five electives selected from GERM 503 or above20
Total Credits20

The minor may include one course taught in English but not LLC 791 Methods of Foreign Language Teaching.

Students wishing to minor are expected to meet with a faculty member from the German program to discuss their course of study.

At the beginning of your final semester of study, you should fill out a certification of completion of minor form, obtain the necessary signatures, and submit it to your Dean's Office.