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BA in German Studies - Double Major

BA in German Studies - Double Major

Rice University

Rice University, Houston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
Program Learning Outcomes for BA in German Studies Students graduating from this program will: 1. Develop an understanding of the main lines of cultural, political, and social thought in German history from early modern times to the present in the European context based on original sources. 2. Acquire skills in analyzing and evaluating key texts and documents of German cultural and political history such as literature, philosophy, art, and electronic media by way of close reading, critical interpretation and an awareness of the document’s rhetorical and media–specific features. 3. Be able to identify and compare different authors and texts within the different traditions they form part of as well as their impact and legacy within both the national and international context. 4. Be able to conduct research in the field of German Studies on topics chosen independently and to represent and communicate their findings clearly and coherently both in writing and oral presentation. Degree Requirements for BA in German Studies For general university requirements, see Graduation Requirements. For single majors, a maximum of four transfer courses can count toward the major. For double majors, a maximum of three transfer courses can count toward the major. Request for exceptions to these rules will be considered by the Program Director. Double Major 24 hours at or above the 300 level, as follows: GERM 301 Advanced German I GERM 302 Advanced German II GERM 305 Enlightenment and Romanticism, 1750-1850 GERM 306 Realism to Modernity, 1850-Present Two additional GERM 300-level courses (one may be from the program’s offerings in English) Two GERM 400-level courses NOTE: Both GERM 301 and 302 may be replaced by an eight-week intensive summer language course at the University of Leipzig, Germany