German Programs

The Department of Humanities offers a major and minor in German. Students interested in the study of German may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus:
Education – K-12 German | English | French | International Business | International Studies | Spanish

Major in German

Students majoring in German earn the Bachelor of Arts degree. Students must successfully complete a minimum of 27 semester hours at the 204 level or above (at least 15 hours must be upper-college). Students who are placed into the 300 level or above must complete 24 semester hours at the 300 level or above (at least 15 hours must be upper college).

Courses must include the following:

  • GN 305 German Composition in Cultural Context
  • GN 306 German Conversation in Cultural Context
  • GN 340 German Civilization and Culture or GN 350 Contemporary German Culture
  • GN 360 Introduction to German Literature
  • Twelve additional semester hours in German
  • An approved Study Abroad experience
  • One upper level course in which the Senior Project is completed

An internship abroad approved ahead of time by the department chair may be awarded up to 3 hours of elective credit toward a major in German.

Supporting Coursework

Students majoring in German must also successfully complete a 12-hour minor area of concentration in a discipline of the student’s choice. A second world language at the 204 level or above is suggested.

Minor in German

Students wishing to obtain a minor in German must successfully complete a minimum of 12 semester hours in German at the 204 level or above. At least 3 of the semester hours must be at the upper-college level.

This program information has been taken from the current College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.