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 advisor 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 some or all of the following courses.
0-4 courses required:
|GERM||101||First-Semester German||4.0||FS *|
|GERM||102||Second-Semester German||4.0||FS *|
|GERM||201||Third-Semester German||4.0||FS *|
|GERM||202||Fourth-Semester German||4.0||FS *|
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:
|GERM||340||Introduction German Literature||3.0||Inq|
|GERM||345||Introduction German Literature||3.0||Inq|
2 courses selected from:
|GERM||301||Composition and Conversation||3.0||Inq|
|GERM||302||Composition and Conversation||3.0||Inq|
|GERM||303||Composition and Conversation||3.0||Inq|
1 course required:
|GERM||497||Writing Proficiency||1.0||FS WP|
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.