Aug 25, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

German - BA


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  • For more information about German, please see Languages, Philosophy & Communication Studies website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that this plan is only a general guideline and that student-specific plans may differ.   * Please make sure to consult regularly with your departmental advisor to confirm what courses will be available and to work out your plan of study.
  • Admitted students must meet with an academic advisor. Current students should also meet with an academic advisor and logon to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is Quantitative Literacy (QL)  course of the student's choice

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.50 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     GERM 1020: German First Year II   4    
GERM 1010: German First Year I   4     Quantitative Literacy (QL)   3  
Breadth Requirement 3   Breadth Requirement 3  
Breadth Requirement 3   Breadth Requirement 3  
Breadth Requirement 3   Breadth Requirement 3  
TOTAL CREDITS: 16   TOTAL CREDITS: 16  

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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     Depth Social Sciences (DSS)    3  
GERM 2010: German Second Year I   4     GERM 2020: German Second Year II   4    
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)   3   LING 4100: The Study of Language   3    
Quantitative Intensive (QI)   3   Breadth Requirement 3  
Elective Course   3   Elective Course 3  
TOTAL CREDITS: 16   TOTAL CREDITS: 16  

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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

GERM 3000: Introduction to German Studies (DHA)   3     GERM Upper Division Course 3  
GERM 3040: Advanced German Grammar and Composition (CI)   3     GERM Upper Division Course 3  
Upper Division Elective Course 3   GERM Upper Division Course 3  
Upper Division Elective Course 1   Communications Intensive (CI)   3  
Elective Course 4   Elective Course 2  
TOTAL CREDITS: 14   TOTAL CREDITS: 14  

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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

GERM Upper Division Course 3   GERM Upper Division Course 3  
GERM Upper Division Course 3   GERM Upper Division Course 3  
Elective Course 3   Elective Course 3  
Elective Course 3   Elective Course 3  
Elective Course 2   Elective Course 2  
TOTAL CREDITS: 14   TOTAL CREDITS: 14  

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Minimum Departmental Requirements


Total Credits:

  German Major 33
  German Major, Teaching Emphasis 38 GERM & 29 SCED
  German Minor 12
  German Minor, Teaching Emphasis 20 GERM & 29 SCED
  German Major, Teaching Emphasis without licensure 34
  German Minor, Teaching Emphasis without licensure 19
Grade Point Average to Declare a Major or Minor 2.5 Career GPA
Grade Point Average to Graduate with Major or Minor 2.5 GPA within Major/Minor Classes
A minimum of 50 percent of minor credits must be earned at USU  

At least half (50 percent) of the credits earned for these degrees must be completed in upper-division USU courses offered by the Department of Languages, Philosophy, and Communication Studies, and having prefixes of GERM or LING. All other credits (including transfer and study abroad credits) must be approved by the German faculty in order to be counted toward these degrees.

 

Note:


Courses for German Majors and Minors require a minimum of C- or better.

Courses for German Majors and Minors may not be taken on a Pass/ Fail Basis.

Students with prior language credit or language experience should take the department placement test before admission to the German Major or Minor. Credits obtained in lower-division German courses cannot be applied toward the German major or minor programs.

German Major (33 credits) (2.5 GPA)


A. Required Course (3 credits)


Take one of the following Linguistics courses:

Note:


Credits obtained in lower-division German courses cannot be applied toward the German major programs.

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