German Language Education Minor

  • This minor contains course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the education/teaching concentration of a major or education/teaching minor in that content area.

  • To complete this minor, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. Approvals for this minor must come from the Teaching and Learning Department.

  • Individuals completing this minor must also complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in another teaching content area.

Minor - German Language Education

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 34-35

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Summary

Language Core

16

Upper-Division Core Courses

12-13

German Culture, Film, and Literature Electives

3

German Language Education Requirements

3

Total Hours

34-35


Language Core

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

GRMN 101

Elementary German I

4

GRMN 102

Elementary German II

4

GRMN 201

Intermediate German I

4

GRMN 202

Intermediate German II

4

Total Hours

16

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete all of the following subcategories. 12-13 total credits required.

Note: Native or near-native speakers of German must substitute two 400-level literature courses for GRMN 301 and GRMN 302.

Subcategory 1

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

GRMN 301

Studies in German Language, Media, and Culture I

3

GRMN 311

Introduction to German Literature

3

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Subcategory 2

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

GRMN 302

Studies in German Language, Media, and Culture II

3-4

or GRMN 305

Practicum in German Language

Total Hours

3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Subcategory 3

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

GRMN 312

Introduction to German Literature: Drama/Poetry

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


German Culture, Film, and Literature Electives

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

GRMN 317L

Introduction to Multicultural Literature in Contemporary Germany

GRMN 322L

Survey of German Cinema

GRMN 340L

Nature and the Environment in German Literature and Film

GRMN 350

German Culture & Civilization

GRMN 351H

German Culture: Beginnings to Romanticism

GRMN 352H

Germ Culture: Romanticism to the Present

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


German Language Education Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LING 270S

Intro to Linguistics

3

WLC 410

Methods Teaching Foreign Language

3

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach German, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department.