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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

German Education (BA)

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University Requirements:

College Requirements:

College Breadth Requirements:

The College Breadth requirements are in addition to the University Breadth requirement. Up to three credits from each of the University Breadth Requirement categories may be used to simultaneously satisfy these College of Arts and Sciences Breadth Requirements. Minimum grade C- required for courses used to satisfy College Breadth.

*If the grade earned is sufficient, a course may be applied toward more than one requirement (e.g., breadth and major requirements), but the credits are counted only once toward the total credits for graduation. If all but one course in a group has been taken in one department or program, a course cross-listed with that program will not satisfy the distribution requirement.

Foreign Language:

  • Completion of the intermediate-level course (107 or 202) in an ancient or modern language with minimum grades of D-.
    • The number of credits (0-12) needed and initial placement will depend on the number of years of high school study of foreign language.
      • Students with four or more years of high school work in a single foreign language, or who have gained proficiency in a foreign language by other means, may attempt to fulfill the requirement in that language by taking an exemption examination  through the Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department.


The math requirement must be completed by the time a student has earned 60 credits. Students who transfer into the College of Arts and Sciences with 45 credits or more must complete this requirement within two semesters.

Complete one of the following four options (minimum grade D-):

Option One:

Option Two:

One of the following:

Option Three:

Successful completion of any 200-level or higher mathematics course except: MATH 201 , MATH 202 , MATH 205 , MATH 251 , MATH 252 , MATH 253 , and MATH 266 .

Option Four:

  • Successful performance on a proficiency test in mathematics administered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences (0 credits awarded).

Second Writing Requirement:

A Second Writing Requirement  approved by the College of Arts and Sciences. This course must be taken after completion of 60 credit hours, completed with a minimum grade of C-, and the section enrolled must be designated as satisfying the requirement in the academic term completed.

Major Requirements:

Minimum grade of C- required in all required GRMN, EDUC, LLCU, and LING courses.


  • Two GRMN 2XX courses (six credits)
  • Three GRMN 3XX courses (nine credits)
  • Two of GRMN 3XX and/or 4XX courses (six credits)
  • Four GRMN 4XX courses (12 credits)

World Language Education Interest:


Students who wish to be admitted into a World Languages Education major must first declare one of the following: Spanish Education Interest, French Education Interest, Italian Education Interest, German Education Interest, Latin Education Interest, or Latin Education Classics Interest. The following requirements must be met in order to be eligible to declare a World Language Education major:

  1. Completion of at least two 300-level courses in the target language
  2. A minimum GPA of 2.75 overall, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their language courses

For additional information see: World Language Education program.

World Language Education Student Teaching:

Student Teaching:

To qualify for admission to student teaching, World Language Education majors in French, Spanish, German, or Italian must obtain a rating of AL (Advanced Low) on the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview in the target language. All World Language majors must also have a GPA of 2.75 overall, a GPA of 3.0 in their required language courses, and a GPA of 3.0 in their required pedagogy courses (LLCU 417 LLCU 421 LLCU 422 , and LLCU 424 ) in order to be eligible to student teach. See EDUC 400  for pre and co-requisite examination requirements. Students must consult with the World Languages Education program coordinator to obtain the student teaching application and other information concerning student teaching policies.


After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 124

Last Revised for 2022-2023 Academic Year

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