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2018-2019 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2024 
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German (BA)

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Affiliation: School of Arts & Letters


Minimum criteria for Honors in German:

  1. 3.50 overall GPA
  2. 3.50 GPA in major courses
  3. At least one of the following:
    a. Study Abroad (at least one summer) with a GPA of 3.5 or above in courses taken abroad OR
    b. One additional upper-division German course OR
    c. Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate research outside of classwork OR
    d. Significant activity/leadership in the German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha.
  4. Each applicant should meet with his or her capstone professor or German convener for details. Deadline for application: before midterm of the graduating semester. 


Liberal Studies Program Requirements: 31-58 Credits

Missouri Statute Requirement: 1-3 Credits

Bachelor of Arts Requirement: 0-6 Credits


The German major consists of two (2) parts: Required Support and Major Requirements.  Each student must complete both parts.


No grade of “D” in major courses is accepted toward the German major.

A maximum of 15 hours may be brought into the German Major from other institutions, domestic or abroad.

In lieu of German 339 (German Culture in English), a course relating to the culture or history of the German-speaking countries taught in another department may be selected with prior approval, but only one course taught in English may count toward the major or minor.

Electives to Total: 120 Credits

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