German Minor

Minor - German

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 31-32

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Summary

Language Core

16

Upper-Division Core Courses

12-13

German Culture, Film, and Literature Electives

3

Teaching German Track

Total Hours

31-32


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

German: Oral and Written Expression 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

German Oral & Written Expresion 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-


Teaching German Track

Notes:

  • This teaching track contains different/additional course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the teaching track 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 teaching track of a major or minor in that content area.

  • To complete this teaching track, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. You do not fill out a major/minor form for graduation or the major/minor/concentration section of the major change form. Approvals for this track must come from the Teaching and Learning Department.

  • Tracks will not appear on your UM transcript, diploma, university lists, student data system, or university publications. They are used for advising purposes only. You do not fill out a major change for a track.

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

Teaching German Track Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

LING 270S

Intro to Linguistics

3

MCLG 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.