Minor in German

Minor in German

Minor in German

Watch a video of a recent graduate with the Minor in German Studies:

Christine Larsen-Britt
Program Advisor
Bunce Hall, suite 218

Edward C.  Smith, III
Program Mentor
Bunce Hall 306
856.256.4500 x53472

The German Studies Minor, which may be declared either in the Department of World Languages in Bunce Hall, Suite 305, or with Christine Larsen-Britt (larsen-britt@rowan.edu) of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean's Office, Bunce Hall, Suite 218, is an intensive program of study which offers courses in German language in addition to German civilization and culture and various interdisciplinary electives taught in English. It provides a general background for future professional studies and advanced degrees in German and work in a wide variety of fields, such as social, administrative and governmental work, as well as international business.

This 18 s.h. minor is open to all students. All courses must be passed with a letter grade of "C-" or better and no courses may be taken P/NC. Students may transfer credits into the German Studies Minor, including from Study Abroad and up to 6 s.h. from the CLEP Exam in German (equivalent to Elementary German I and II - contact the Testing Center, testingservices@rowan.edu, in the Academic Success Center, Savitz Hall, Suite 304, for more information). Students planning to Study Abroad must meet with their German Advisor in order to determine course equivalents.

German Studies Minor 18 s.h. The Minor consists of 6 courses (18 credits). Students are required to take at least 3 and a maximum of 5 courses within the language component of the program (or receive CLEP Exam credits). Elective courses in other departments can be used toward the Minor:

Courses taught in German:
GERM03.101 Elementary German I
GERM03.102 Elementary German II
GERM03.201 Intermediate German I
GERM03.211 Intermediate German II
GERM03.212 German Reading & Composition
GERM03.311 Advanced German Conversation
GERM03.320 German Civilization & Culture
GERM03.435 Independent Study in German
GERM03.440 Special Topics in Foreign Languages & Literatures
Courses Taught in English (The following electives can be taken concurrently with language courses):
GERM03.100 Masterpieces of German Literature in English Translation (LIT)
GEOG16.342 Geography of Europe
HIST05.315 Twentieth Century Europe I
HIST05.406 Jewish Holocaust 1933-1945
SOC08.399 Sociology of the Holocaust
PHIL09.372 German Philosophy (Topics in the History of Philosophy)
RTF01.402 German Cinema (Special Topics in Radio/TV/Film)