Dec 08, 2019  
College Catalog 2015-2016 
    
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

German Studies Major


Major Requirements


A departmental major in German Studies consists of:

  1. 32 semester credits in German Studies above Intermediate German II, to include:  , GERM 308 , or   ; at least two of the following: 
      GERM 363 , GERM 364 , GERM 365 , and GERM 366 ; approved Study Abroad courses; and GERM 488  as the senior capstone experience.
  2. 8 semester credits in or outside the German Studies department, which must include:
    1. One course providing an introduction to critical theory and approved by the department. GERM 314 - Marx, Nietzsche, Freud  or GERM 337 - Dead White Men  and most   (topics courses) fulfill this requirement. Courses outside the department include all core courses counting toward the Critical Theory concentration, and possibly elective courses subject to approval of department.  Other courses may also count, subject to department approval.
    2. One other course with significant German content. Possible courses include: ART 259 , ART 263 ECON 227 , ECON 325 , GEOG 261 , HIST 110 , HIST 258 , HIST 364 , MUSI 342 , MUSI 343 , POLI 241 , POLI 260 , or   , RELI 346 .
  3. Participation in the Macalester German Study Abroad program, or another approved study abroad program (mentioned under “a”).