FACULTY OF ARTS

GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE PROGRAMS AND REGULATIONS

GENERAL DEGREE

All candidates who did not matriculate in German will begin their study with Elementary German 1 (1000). No candidate shall be given credit for both the Intermediate German (2010 and 2011) and Scientific German (2020* and 2021*) courses, nor shall any candidate be given credit for both the Elementary German (1000 and 1001) and Reading German (2030* and 2031*) courses.

* Inactive Course

GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE MAJOR PROGRAM

Candidates majoring in German must comply with the University Regulations for Undergraduates and arrange their program in consultation with the Head of the Department. They will normally be required to complete a minimum of 36 credit hours in German including at least 12 credit hours in the following courses or their equivalents: 1000, 1001, 2010, 2011.

GERMAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE MINOR PROGRAM

A Minor in German will consist of a minimum of 24 credit hours including at least 12 credit hours in the following courses or their equivalents: 1000, 1001, 2010, 2011.

GERMAN STUDIES MINOR PROGRAM

A Minor in German Studies is offered as a special program of an interdisciplinary nature, consisting of a minimum of 24 credit hours in courses as follows:

a) Eighteen credit hours in German, including: 1000; 1001; 2010 and 2011; 2900; 2901;
b) Six credit hours taken in either additional courses in German and/or from cognate courses offered by other departments, to be chosen through prior consultation with the Head of the Department of German and Russian.

NOTE: German 2030*, 2031*, 2900, 2901, 2910*, 3911*, 3912*, 3913 and the Special Topics courses in German Studies may not be used as part of the Faculty or Arts requirement for six credit hours in a second language.

* Inactive Course

HONOURS DEGREE

Candidates wishing to take an Honours degree in German must arrange their program in consultation with the Head of the Department. They will be required to comply with the University regulations for Honours degrees, to take a minimum of 60 credit hours in German with at least a 'B' standing, and to write a comprehensive examination or present a Honours Essay in their final year. Candidates reading German in a Joint Honours degree program will take a minimum of 42 credit hours in German with at least a 'B' standing.

It is highly desirable that, during their course of study, all Honours candidates spend at least one program of study or work in a German-speaking country.


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