Teaching of German, BA

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts Major in the Teaching of German


department website: https://www.germanic.illinois.edu

department faculty: Germanic Languages & Literatures Faculty

advising: German advising and Foreign Language Teacher advising


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college website: https://las.illinois.edu/


email: germanic@illinois.edu


Undergraduate degree programs in Germanic Languages & Literatures:

Germanic Studies, BALAS

Teaching of German, BA

Scandinavian Studies Concentration within German Studies BALAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Arts Major in 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.

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.

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


Minimum required major and supporting course work: Normally equates to 76 hours.


Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.


Professional education courses. (See Foreign Languages- Curricula Preparatory to Teaching Foreign Languages.) 29
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 465German Linguistics3
Two German courses as electives6
Total Hours76