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    May 22, 2024  
American University Catalog 2020-2021 
American University Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

German Studies (BA)

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Admission to the Program

Students must be approved by the department for formal admission to the major. Language coursework may be waived if high school or other preparation warrants it. Placement will be made in consultation with a departmental advisor.

University Requirements

AU Core Requirements

For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

Required (12 credit hours)

Note: GERM-332  and GERM-333  may be replaced by other 300- or 400-level courses if warranted by language proficiency.

Linguistics (3 credit hours)

Complete 3 credit hours from the following, or 3 credit hours of TESL-xxx coursework at 400-level as approved by advisor:

Capstone (3 credit hours)

Complete 3 credit hours from the following or other approved coursework at or above 400-level:

Electives (21 credit hours)

  • 21 credit hours chosen from 300- to 400-level courses, independent study projects, internships, and topics courses in German studies

Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees

American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor’s / Master’s Program  and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.

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