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Minor in German

The German language is spoken in many Western and Central European countries and has quickly replaced Russian as the common language of international communication in Eastern Europe. Germany is the third largest industrial nation and one of the most important exporting countries in the world. A substantial number of the world's printed works are in the German language, and German is in second place in the field of scientific publications. In such various academic disciplines as Literature, History, Music, Philosophy, and Science, knowledge of German is essential.

The German Program offers:

  • Academic minors for the BA and BAE
  • Study abroad in summer through Eastern's Lubeck Program
  • Student exchange with the University of Passau

What will I study?

German Minor (17 Credits)

Required Courses (15 credits)
GERM 201 Second-Year German (5)
GERM 202 Second-Year German (5)
GERM 203 Second-Year German (5)

Electives (2 credits)
Select courses above GERM 300

German/Elementary or Secondary Minor (30-31 Credits)

This minor satisfies the endorsement for Preschool to grade 12.

Required Courses (19 credits)
GERM 201 Second-Year German (5)
GERM 202 Second-Year German (5)
GERM 203 Second-Year German (5)
GNML 390 Foreign Language Methods (4)

Electives
Select two courses from the following (5-6 credits)

GERM 305 German Conversation (2)
GERM 310 Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)
GERM 311 Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)
Select one course from the following (3 credits)
GERM 320 German Civilization and Culture (3)
GERM 321 German Civilization and Culture (3)
GERM 331 Contemporary Issues (3)
Select one course from the following (3 credits)
GERM 330 Selections of German Writings (3)
GERM 430 18th Century German Literature (3)
GERM 431 19th Century German Literature (3)
GERM 432 20th Century German Literature (3)
GERM 433 Contemporary Literature (3)
GERM 434 Studies in German Writings (3)

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