Language and Literature Concentration

For the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Major in Sciences and Letters Curriculum


Minimum required major and supporting course work normally equates to 51 hours with at least 31 hours in German.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your adviser.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

Departmental distinction: Students majoring in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures are urged to consult the departmental honors adviser by the second semester of the junior year for information pertaining to senior honors work and honors awards in the department.

The Language and Literature concentration is designed as a traditional study of German, providing students with a balanced knowledge of German language, literature, and civilization.

Minimum of 31 hours of German courses including: 31
German Popular Culture
Germany and Europe
Viking Mythology
Conversation and Writing I
Conversation and Writing II
Intro to German Literature
German Literature and Culture
Global Issues in German
German Cultural History
Ling Structures of German
Middle Ages to Baroque
Enlightenment to Romanticism
Realism to Expressionism
1920s to Today
Courses outside of German language and literature selected in consultation with the major adviser.20