Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Major: German Studies Concentration (LLCU)—B.A.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Required: 122 semester hours, to include at least 27 hours at or above the 300 course level

AOS Code: U382

Service-Learning Requirement

Students must complete a high-impact Intercultural Experience requirement that can be met by study abroad, an LLC service-learning course*, residence in the Global Village learning community, certificate of completion of the Global Leadership Program, Disciplinary Honors, or approval by the Program Director.

*LLC service-learning courses:

LLC 389LLC Service Learning

3

LLC 399Cultural Immersion through Community-Based Service Learning

3

LLC 599Community-Based Service Learning

3

I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

See complete GEC requirements under General Education Program in the University Requirements section. See the GEC Course Summary Table for approved courses.

GLT—Literature (6 s.h.)

Student selects 6 s.h. from GLT list.

GFA—Fine Arts (3.s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GFA list.

GPR—Philosophical, Religious, Ethical Principles (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GPR list.

GHP—Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GHP list.

GNS—Natural Sciences (6–7 s.h.)

Student selects 6–7 s.h. from GNS list. One must include a laboratory course. Each must have a different course prefix.

GMT—Mathematics (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GMT list.

GRD—Reasoning and Discourse (6 s.h.)

ENG 101College Writing I

or

FMS 115Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse I

3

or

RCO 101College Writing I

3

Student selects additional 3 s.h. from GRD list.

GSB—Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 s.h.)

Student selects 6 s.h. from GSB list.

II General Education Marker Requirements

See complete GEC requirements under General Education Program in the University Requirements section. See the GEC Course Summary Table for approved courses.

GL/GN—Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives

four (4) courses carrying GL/GN markers; at least one course must carry the GN marker

One SI (Speaking Intensive) Course

In addition to this SI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second SI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Speaking Intensive.

One WI (Writing Intensive) Course

In addition to this WI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second WI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Writing Intensive.

III College of Arts and Sciences Additional Requirements (CAR)

See CAR requirements in the Academic Units section. See the GEC Course Summary Table for approved CAR courses.

GMO/GPM—Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GPM or GMO list, depending on category used to satisfy GHP requirement.

GLS/GPS—Natural Sciences (3–4 s.h.)

Student selects 3–4 s.h. from GLS or GPS list.

GSB—Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 s.h.)

Student selects 3 s.h. from GSB list with a different departmental prefix than chosen to fulfill GE Core GSB requirement.

GFL—Foreign Language (0–12 s.h.)

intermediate-level proficiency in one language, demonstrated by placement test, or completion of course work through course number 204/241

WI—Writing Intensive Courses

a total of four WI courses

IV Major Requirements

All majors in the German concentration must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 in German courses.

A. LLC Core Course

One chosen from the following:

LLC 120Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts

3

LLC 130Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption

3

LLC 222Foundational Topics in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

3

LLC 250Global Cultures Through Film: Angles of Vision

3

or other approved course approved by the Program Director

B. Concentration Requirements

Minimum of 27 semester hours in German above the 204 level, including at least:

1. Four courses involving literature or culture from the following:

GER 215German Civilization: Readings in English

3

GER 216German Civilization: Readings in English

3

GER 217Masterworks of German Literature Read in English

3

GER 218Masterworks of German Literature Read in English

3

GER 221Sagas, Legends, Fairy Tales: Readings in English

3

GER 222The Holocaust in Literature and Art

3

GER 305German Literature: Advanced Intermediate Topics

3

GER 306German Culture: Advanced Intermediate Topics

3

GER 403German Literary Studies: An Introduction

3

GER 404German Civilization: Research and/or Internet Projects

3

GER 405Advanced Topics in German Literature

3

GER 406Advanced Topics in German Culture

3

GER 422German Memory in Fiction and Film

3

GER 491Tutorial

1–3

GER 492Tutorial

1–3

GER 493Honors Work

3–6

Note: The following course must be taken for 3 s.h. to qualify:
GER 493Honors Work

3–6

Note: The following courses are contingent:

The following courses count as major credit only if a student also enrolls in the qualifying course* and/or 1 s.h. of tutorials** where an appropriate amount of speaking or reading or writing is done in German.

GER 215German Civilization: Readings in English

3

GER 216German Civilization: Readings in English

3

GER 217Masterworks of German Literature Read in English

3

GER 218Masterworks of German Literature Read in English

3

GER 221Sagas, Legends, Fairy Tales: Readings in English

3

GER 222The Holocaust in Literature and Art

3

GER 422German Memory in Fiction and Film

3

*Qualifying course:
GER 311German Conversation Topics

1

**Tutorials:
GER 491Tutorial

1–3

GER 492Tutorial

1–3

2. Five additional courses above the 204 level

3. Majors may also take 1 s.h. of tutorials:

GER 491Tutorial

1–3

GER 492Tutorial

1–3

V Related Area Courses

Suggested but not required:

ATY 385Language and Culture

3

ENG 201European Literary Classics: Ancient to Renaissance

3

ENG 202European Literary Classics: Enlightenment to Modern

3

ENG 339Shakespeare: Early Plays and Sonnets

3

ENG 340Shakespeare: Later Plays

3

HIS 375Germany in the Nineteenth Century, 1800–1914

3

HIS 376German History, 1914–1945

3

HIS 392The Holocaust: History and Meaning

3

RUS 201Russian Literature in Translation

3

RUS 202Russian Literature in Translation

3

RUS 313Major Authors in Russian Literature

3

RUS 314Major Movements in Russian Literature and Culture

3

RUS 315Twentieth-Century Russian Literature/Translation

3

RUS 316Modern Polish Literature in Translation

3

PHI 252History of Modern Philosophy

3

PHI 330Philosophy in Literature

3

VI Electives

Electives sufficient to complete the 122 semester hours required for degree.


 

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