X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

German (GERM)

School of Languages and Literatures, College of Arts

All language courses carry 0.50 credits. Students with two years of high school German or equivalent may not be admitted into GERM*1100. Students with 12U German credit or its equivalent may be admitted into GERM*1110 only with the approval of the department. All language students are advised to include LING*1000 among their electives in order to derive the maximum benefit from their studies. Except where stated otherwise, literary texts are, at all levels, studied in the original language. Students registering in these courses will be expected to have the appropriate knowledge.

Study Abroad

The School of Languages and Literatures encourages students in the German program to spend 1 or 2 semesters in a German speaking country to continue their studies at the University level. Credit for programs of study successfully completed may be applied towards the University of Guelph degree requirements.). For more information, contact the Centre for International Program or the School of Languages and Literatures.

Minor (Honours Program)

A minimum of 5.00 credits in German is required from the following courses:

GERM*1100 [0.50] Introductory German I
GERM*1110 [0.50] Introductory German II
GERM*2010 [0.50] Intermediate Language Practice
GERM*2490 [0.50] Intermediate German
GERM*3000 [0.50] Narratives of Migration
GERM*3020 [0.50] Myth and Fairy Tales in Germany
GERM*3150 [0.50] Interactive German Language and Culture
GERM*3470 [0.50] Holocaust & WWII in German Lit. & Film
GERM*3600 [0.50] Directed Readings in German Studies
GERM*3700 [0.50] Experiential Learning and Language
GERM*4940 [0.50] Research Paper in German Studies
Upon passing both the German designation and its Humanities co-requisites, students may count HUMN*3000, HUMN*3020 and HUMN*3470 toward the German minor.
Students may also count 0.50 credit toward the German minor from:
ARTH*2950 [0.50] Baroque Art
HIST*3350 [0.50] Modern Germany
HUMN*1030 [0.50] What Makes a Literary Classic?
LING*1000 [0.50] Introduction to Linguistics
PHIL*3100 [0.50] Kant and His Legacy
PHIL*3360 [0.50] Nineteenth Century Philosophy

Students enrolled in the German program must contact the School of Languages and Literatures for an up-to-date sequence of course offerings.

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