Santa Clara University

Modern Languages and Literatures department

The German Studies Program


At Santa Clara University

A printable pdf version is available here.
Detailed course descriptions can be found here.

MAJOR – minimum of 40 Upper Division Units
German Major Checklist (printable pdf)

MINOR – minimum of 19 Upper Division Units
German Minor Checklist (printable pdf)
 As part of the 40 units, the following courses must be included:  As part of the 19 units, the following courses must be included:
  • German 100 or dept. approved substitution
  • German 101 or dept. approved substitution
  • Up to two (2) Upper division courses in German Literature, Culture, Art History, European History or Politics taught in English may be counted toward the 40 u.d. units required for the major
  • Remaining units taken in upper division coursework taught in German
  • 20 units must be taken at SCU or taught by SCU faculty
  • Maintain a grade point average of 2.0 in major
  • German 100 or dept. approved substitution
  • German 101 or dept. approved substitution
  • Remaining units taken in upper division coursework taught in German
  • 10 units must be taken at SCU or taught by SCU faculty
  • Maintain a grade point average of 2.0 in minor


 

  •   A junior year of study in a country where German is spoken is recommended, but not required.


 

Language Skills

 

Lower Division

GERM 1

Elementary German I

GERM 2

Elementary German II

GERM 3

Elementary German III

GERM 5

German for Reading Knowledge

GERM 21

Intermediate German I

GERM 22

Intermediate German II

Upper Division

GERM 100

Advanced German I

GERM 101

Advanced German II

 

Literature

 

GERM 130

The Classical Age

GERM 140

19th Century Romanticism

GERM 141

19th Century Realism

GERM 150

20th Century Novel

GERM 151

20th Century Drama

GERM 160

The German Novelle

GERM 161

Survey of Lyrics Poetry

 GERM 174  German Novels & Films

GERM 182

Women in German Literature: Authors and Characters

GERM 183

20th Century German Women Authors and Artists

 

Non-Literary Courses

 

GERM 108

German Business Culture and Civilization

GERM 110

History of German Civilization

GERM 111

Contemporary German Civilization

 GERM 112  Germany in the Media

 

Special Courses

 

GERM 194

Peer Educator

 GERM 197  Special Topics

GERM 198

Directed Study

GERM 199

Directed Reading

 

Literature in Translation

 

This course is taught in English and cannot be used to fulfill either a major or minor requirement OR the second language requirement.

GERM 115

German Literature in English Translation


 


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