THE BACHELOR OF ARTS IN GERMAN

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree: 120 units

See "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in The University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

A suggested Major Academic Plan (MAP) has been prepared to help students meet all graduation requirements within four years. Please request a plan from your major adviser or view it and other current advising information on the CSU, Chico Web.

Please see the BA in French for General Education, Cultural Diversity, U.S. History, and Literacy requirements.

Course Requirements for the Major: 25-41 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree.

This major can be completed with a minimum of 25 upper-division units.

Language Competence Prerequisite: 0-16 units

Only upper-division German courses count toward the German major. The prerequisite for all upper-division German courses is GERM 202 (Fourth semester German) or its equivalent language competence. Students with little or no previous language preparation or competence must complete the following courses.

0-4 courses required:
GERM101First-Semester German4.0FS *
GERM102Second-Semester German4.0FS *
Prerequisites: GERM 101 or equivalent.
GERM201Third-Semester German4.0FS *
Prerequisites: GERM 102 or equivalent.
GERM202Fourth-Semester German4.0FS *
Prerequisites: GERM 201 or equivalent.

NOTE: Some or all of these courses may be waived by the Department through demonstrated language competence or high school or community college study. Students with one year of high school German should enroll in GERM 102; two years: GERM 201; three years: GERM 202. Please consult the department for proper level of placement.

Upper-Division Requirements: 25 units

1 course selected from:
GERM340Introduction German Literature3.0Inq
Prerequisites: GERM 202 or equivalent.
GERM345Introduction German Literature3.0Inq
Prerequisites: GERM 202 or equivalent. 2 courses selected from:
GERM301Composition and Conversation3.0Inq
Prerequisites: GERM 202 or equivalent.
GERM302Composition and Conversation3.0Inq
Prerequisites: GERM 202 or equivalent.
GERM303Composition and Conversation3.0Inq
Prerequisites: GERM 202 or equivalent.
1 course required:
GERM497Writing Proficiency1.0FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher; upper-division standing.

GERM 497 should be taken concurrently with any other upper-division German (GERM) course.

15 units selected from:

Any other upper-division German (GERM) courses, including at least one 400-level course.

Please see the BA in French for elective units, grading, and advising requirements.