Germanic Studies Undergraduate Minor

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DESCRIPTION

This 15-credit minor provides students with an in-depth understanding of German Language and Literature as a source of Culture. Building on these essentials, students can concentrate on Language, Literature, Culture, or a combination of these fields.

REQUIREMENTS (See TESTUDO for the current list of GERM course offerings)

All students new to SLLC courses must take the online Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) before registering for classes.

Prerequisite Courses

 

Course #

Course Name

Credits

Prerequisites

GERM 103

Intensive Elementary German

4

None

GERM 203

Intensive Intermediate German

4

GERM 103

Note: Students with prior experience in German may satisfy these prerequisites by placement in consultation with the undergraduate advisor.

Language Aquisition and Culture Courses (15 Credits)

Courses that count for the minor include any course taught in German beyond German 203 or its equivalent.

3 of these 5 courses (9 hours) counting for the minor must be on the upper
division level; one literature, one language, and one culture.

(See TESTUDO for the current list of GERM course offerings)

Notes:

  • Students with prior experience in German may satisfy language aquisition requirements by placement in consultation with the undergraduate advisor.
  • All pre-requisites imply "or equivalent knowledge." In cases of equivalent knowledge, required language-focus credits are replaced with the written approval of the Undergraduate Advisor or the Program Director. In order to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, students are required to take the Foreign Language Placement Assessment (FLPA).
  • Most content courses taught in German are not open to fluent or native speakers of German.

DECLARING A GERMANIC STUDIES MINOR

To declare a minor, please fill out and submit the online contact form.

ADVISOR CONTACT INFORMATION

Advisor: Dr. Regina Ianozi|
Office: 3106G Jiménez
Email: ianozi@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-4091

For more information about advising, please visit the advising section of our website.