Minor in German


If you’re interested in studying German language and culture but have declared a major with another department or are interested in majoring in another area exclusively, I encourage you to consider a German minor.
A minor in German will give your education an international and European dimension, which can give you a definite edge in the job market.

A minor in German requires the completion (or testing out) of the intermediate sequence (GER231/232 or GER240) plus 15 hours of German courses at the 300-400 level, including GER 301 and GER 302. The minor is an excellent option for those students whose degree programs require two years of language study since upon completion of the second year they will need only 15 more hours.


  • GER 231 - Intermediate German I (3 Credits)
  • GER 232 - Intermediate German II (3 Credits)
  • or   GER 240 - Accelerated Second-Year German (6 Credits; Summer only)


  • GER 301 - German for Everyday Use I (3 Credits)
  • GER 302 - German for Everyday Use II (3 Credits)
  • 9 hours of 300-400 level German courses.

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