Curriculum Preparatory to the Teaching of German

In order to remain in good standing in this program and be recommended for certification, candidates are required to maintain UIUC, cumulative, content area, and professional education, grade-point averages of 2.5 (A= 4.0). Candidates should consult their advisor or the Council on Teacher Education for the list of courses used to compute these grade-point averages.

E-mail: german@illinois.edu

Web address for department: www.germanic.illinois.edu

Degree title: Bachelor of Arts in the Teaching of German

Minimum required course work normally equates to 75 hours

General education: Consult the Curricula Preparatory to Teaching Foreign Languages.

Minimum hours required for graduation: A minimum of 120 hours of credit is required for graduation. Consult the certification officer at 505 East Green Suite 203 for additional information. http://www.cote.illinois.edu/

Departmental distinction: Students should consult their advisers by the second semester of the junior year for information pertaining to seminar honors work and honors awards in the department.

The total of 47 hours may be reduced by as much as 16 hours through prerequisite credit for work equivalent to GER 101-GER 104 taken in secondary school.

Professional education courses. (See Foreign Languages29
GER 101Beginning German I4
GER 102Beginning German II4
GER 103Intermediate German I4
GER 104Intermediate German II4
GER 211Conversation and Writing I3
GER 212Conversation and Writing II3
GER 331Intro to German Literature3
GER 332German Literature and Culture3
GER 401Global Issues in German3
GER 420German Cultural History4
Select one of the following:3
Middle Ages to Baroque
Enlightenment to Romanticism
Realism to Expressionism
1920s to Today
GER 465Ling Structures of German3
Two German courses as electives6
Total Hours76

NOTE: GER 299 is strongly recommended.