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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

German Studies Minor V 2.1


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A student enrolled in a degree program at MSOE may also earn a Minor in German Studies. Upon completion of this course of study, students would have solid communication skills in German and a strong understanding of German culture and history. A graduate with a minor in German Studies would be attractive to business and/or industry in that he/she would possess the marketable skill of a language other than English. Total required credits vary from 18 to 24, depending upon the student’s German language proficiency upon entering this course of study. 

General Requirements

  • A student who has had 0-1 years of high school German is required to take the entire first-tier beginning German sequence, the entire second-tier intermediate sequence, and two third-tier HU/SS electives. Total courses/credits:  8/24
  • A student who has had 2 years of high school German is required to take German II and III (HU 411G  and HU 412G ) of the first-tier beginning German sequence, the entire second-tier intermediate sequence, and three third-tier HU/SS electives. Total courses/credits:  8/24
  • A student who has had 3 years of high school German is required to take German III (HU 412G ) of the first-tier beginning sequence, the entire second-tier intermediate sequence, and three third-tier HU/SS electives. Total courses/credits:  7/21
  • A student who has had 4 years of high school German has the option of testing out of German III (HU 412G ). To test out, a student can take a proficiency exam through the Humanities, Social Science, and Communication Department. This student must receive a score of 81% or above to be excused from taking German I, II, and III.  Although excused from these courses, this student would not receive credit for taking these courses. The student excused from the first-tier beginning sequence is required to take the entire second-tier intermediate sequence and three third-tier HU/SS electives. Total courses/credits:  6/18
  • If a student does not test out of German III and has had 4 years of high school German, he/she is required to take German III (HU 412G ) of the first-tier beginning sequence, the entire second-tier intermediate sequence and three third-tier HU/SS electives. Total courses/credits:  7/21
  • A student who has had 4 years of high school German AND has received a 4 or 5 in AP German will receive credit for German I (HU 410G ) and German II (HU 411G ). Germam III (HU 412G ) will be waived. To earn the minor, this student is required to take the entire second-tier intermediate sequence and three third-tier HU/SS electives. Total courses/credits: 6/18
  • To receive the Minor in German Studies, a student’s cumulative grade point average for required coursework within this discipline must be at least 2.0.
  • At least 12 of the credits to be applied towards the German Studies Minor must be earned at MSOE. 

Required courses (9 to 18 credits)


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