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The German program offers one major concentration and two minors, the German language minor and the Business German minor.  You can download the brochure for the JMU German Program (PDF) here.

German Major - B.A. core curriculum + 33 credits of German Courses

Required Courses

GER 300 Grammar and Communication 3 Credit Hours 

GER 307 History of German Civilization 3 Credit Hours 

GER 308 Contemporary German Civilization 3 Credit Hours 

GER 320 Oral and Written Communication 3 Credit Hours 

GER 341 Translation Competencies 3 Credit Hours 

Three 300- or 400-level GER literature courses 9 Credit Hours

Three Elective 300- or 400-level GER literature courses 9 Credit Hours

Note: Additional Language
Students majoring in German must complete the intermediate level of a second language unless they are:
* Completing a second major
* Completing an education minor
* Completing two degrees
* Completing a pre-professional health program

In case the student has a previous background in a second language, the second language requirement may also be satisfied by placing out of it through the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Culture's placement test. However, in this case, the student must proportionally increase the number of university electives as indicated in the B.A. Degree Requirements.

A student must receive a minimum grade of "C-" for course credits to count toward any major or minor in the Department of FLLC.

German Minor - 6 courses, 18 credit hours

GER 300
Grammar and Communication 
3 Credit Hours

GER 320
German Oral and Written Communication 
3 Credit Hours

One 300 or 400-level GER literature course
 
3 Credit Hours

Three other 300 or 400-level GER courses 
9 Credit Hours


A student must receive a minimum grade of "C-" for course credits to count toward any major or minor in the Department of FLLC.

Business German Minor - 6 courses, 18 credit hours

GER 300 Grammar and Communication 3 Credit Hours

GER 308 Contemporary German Civilization 3 Credit Hours

GER 320 German Oral and Written Communication 3 Credit Hours

GER 330 Business German 3 Credit Hours

 GER 341 Translation Competencies 3 Credit Hours

GER 375 Business and Society in Germany 3 Credit Hours

 

A student must receive a minimum grade of "C-" for course credits to count toward any major or minor in the Department of FLLC.

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