German and Russian

German: Literature, Film, Culture

German: Literature, Film, Culture
Hours37 - 53 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

The Department of German and Russian requires a minimum of 18 hours of upper-division major credit to be taken in residence at BYU for this degree program. These hours may also go toward BYU's 30-hour residency requirement for graduation.
Complete the following prerequisite courses: Germ 101, 102, 201, 202. Some or all may be waived based on placement exam. See for more information or contact the department.
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 9.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 5 Complete 2 courses
Complete the following courses (not offered spring or summer) during one of last two semesters before graduation. 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 literature, film, culture topic.
Program Outcomes: 

Language Proficiency

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

Cultural Literacy and Linguistics

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

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 careful analysis, critical thinking, coherent argumentation, and the ability to connect their ideas to those of relevant scholars and thinkers.