German and Russian

German: Linguistics

German: Linguistics
Hours37 - 53 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

requirement 1 Complete 3.0 hours from the following course(s)
Complete 3 hours of the following or equivalent residency (mission, study abroad, internship, German language residence):
requirement 3 Complete 3 courses
Note: Germ 497R must be a topic related to advanced German linguistics.
requirement 5 Complete 2 courses
Complete the following (not offered spring or summer) during one of the last two semesters before graduation. The courses must be taken concurrently. Germ 400R prepares students for proficiency exams. Germ 401 posts the capstone paper grade to the transcript. The capstone paper must have a topic related to Germanic linguistics or second language acquisition.
Program Outcomes: 

1. German Language Proficiency

Students will speak, listen, read, and write German at the ACTFL Advanced Low level or higher.

2. Cultural Literacy and Linguistics

Students will demonstrate a broad knowledge, comprehension, and appreciation of the culture, literature, linguistics, and history of German-speaking countries.

3. Critical Engagement

Students will communicate effectively in speech and writing about topics related to the culture, literature, and linguistics of German-speaking countries. Their presentations and writing will demonstrate critical thinking, coherent development and organization of ideas, thoughtful analysis, and the ability to connect their ideas to those of relevant scholars and thinkers.