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German Studies

Applicable for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Adviser; DAVIS

Minor Requirements

This minor involves the study of the German language, combined with important aspects of German literature, culture, history, or politics. Emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries. 5 units. Prerequisite: GR 202.

CATEGORY ONE: Language. Students must have taken GR 201/202 or equivalent. Students who enter with equivalent language skills must choose GR 305 and four units distributed over Categories Two and Three.
CATEGORY TWO: Literature. Students must take at least two courses from this category, one of which is taught in German. GR 200, 210, 211, 220, 229, 315, 316, 320, 327, 328, 334, 335, 336, 347.
CATEGORY THREE: Intellectual History, Politics, the Arts. Students must chose two units from the following groups:

a.) Intellectual History: HY 288, PH 201, 262, 302, 360.
b.) Music and Art: AH 112, 223, 242, 243, 342, MU 150, 204, 207, 212, 223, 224, 225, 228 (when topic is appropriate), 315, 316.
c.) History and Politics: HY 200 (when topic is appropriate), 274, 275, 277, 278, 279, 280, 283, PS 333.

The Integrative Experience

To complete the German studies thematic minor, the student must write, in one of the last courses taken for the minor, an integrative essay that draws together material from the various disciplines. This essay will be evaluated by the course instructor and the adviser for the minor.