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Pathways to a German Studies Major

Requirements :

18 upper-division credits in German and 9 upper-division credits in at least two different disciplines outside of German in courses that may include any three of the following 3-credit courses:

  • FA 304 Development of the Fine Arts in Europe*
  • GEO 373: Human Geography*
  • HST 342: Europe in the Age of Nationalism
  • HST 343: Europe in the Age of Dictatorship
  • HST 346: Modern Germany
  • HST 358: Disease and Medicine in World History*
  • HST 370: Early Modern Europe
  • POL 372: Politics of the EU and Modern Europe
  • THE 433/333: Theological Implications of the Holocaust*

 * Course offered in Salzburg only.

Students may also take courses containing significant content relating to German-speaking countries offered on a one-time basis or subsequently added to permanent course offerings. Students must seek the approval of the German Studies program director before counting such courses to the German Studies major.

For course descriptions and more details on major requirements, see the Bulletin. 

Pathway A – Accelerated sequence, with year-long Salzburg program

Freshman year: Accelerated German sequence GRM 105 & 207 (6 credits per semester)
Sophomore year in Salzburg: GRM 311 & 312 plus 3 upper-division courses taught in disciplines other than GRM (see list above) (15 upper-division credits)
Junior year: GRM 353 & 354 (6 upper-division credits)
Senior year: GRM 4xx & 4xx (6 upper-division credits)

Pathway B – Regular sequence, with year-long Salzburg program

Freshman year: GRM 101 & 102
Sophomore year in Salzburg: GRM 201 & 202 plus 3 upper-division courses taught in disciplines other than GRM (see list above) (9 upper-division credits)
Junior Year: Fall GRM 301 & Spring GRM 302 and GRM 354 (9 upper-division credits)
Senior year: Fall GRM 353 and GRM 4xx / Spring GRM 4xx (9 upper-division credits)

Pathway C – Starting at 200-level, with year-long Salzburg program

Freshman year: GRM 201 & 202
Sophomore year in Salzburg: GRM 311 & 312 plus 3 upper-division courses taught in disciplines other than GRM (see list above) (15 upper-division credits)
Junior year: GRM 353 & 354 (6 upper-division credits)
Senior year: GRM 4xx & 4xx (6 upper-division credits)

Pathway D – Starting at 300-level, with year-long Salzburg program

Freshman year: GRM 301 & 302
Sophomore year in Salzburg: GRM 311 & 312 plus 3 upper-division courses taught in disciplines other than GRM (see list above) (15 upper-division credits)
Junior year: GRM 4xx (3 upper-division credits)
Senior year: GRM 4xx (3 upper-division credits)