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B.A. in German Studies

B.A. in German Studies

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors

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Offered by the Department of World Languages and Cultures, College of Arts and Sciences. Students must be approved by the department for formal admission to the major. Language coursework may be waived if high school or other preparation warrants it. Placement will be made in consultation with a departmental advisor. Major Requirements 39 credit hours with grades of C or better. Prerequisite: completion of intermediate language level. One of the following field concentrations: 12 credit hours in a second foreign language at any level. 12 credit hours in area studies in the major field at the 300-level or above. Teacher education leading to certification to teach a foreign language at the secondary level. An approved minor related to the major field; for example, another language, business administration, communication, economics, political science, history, sociology, literature, anthropology, or international studies. Course Requirements REQUIRED (12 CREDIT HOURS) GERM-332 German Conversation and Composition I (3) (may be replaced by other 300- or 400-level courses if warranted by language proficiency) GERM-333 German Conversation and Composition II (3) (may be replaced by other 300- or 400- level courses if warranted by language proficiency) GERM-438 German Civilization I (3) GERM-439 German Civilization II (3) LINGUISTICS (3 CREDIT HOURS) Complete one of the following: ANTH-225 Language and Human Experience FA1 (3) ANTH-254 Language and Culture (3) TESL-4xx course as approved by advisor SENIOR CAPSTONE (3 CREDIT HOURS) 3 credit hours of approved coursework at the 400-level or above ELECTIVES (21 CREDIT HOURS) Remaining credit hours chosen from 300-400-level courses, independent study projects, internships, and topics courses in German studies