Sep 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

German Studies Minor


The 15-credit hour minor in German Studies provides students with advanced oral and written proficiency in German, as well as an in-depth familiarity of the culture(s) of the German-speaking countries.

Minor Requirements

The minor in German Studies comprises mid-to-advanced language and culture classes.

Minor Core (6 Credit Hours)

Students should select 6 hours of 3000- or 4000-level GEW or GER coursework in German (taught in German).

Minor Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Students should select 9 hours of 2000-, 3000-, or 4000-level GER, GET or GEW coursework in German.

GPA Requirements

Minor GPA (all USF courses which are applied to minor requirements): 2.0

Grading Requirements

C- or better to meet major course requirements unless specified elsewhere.

Note:  Some USF courses have higher grade criteria to meet prerequisite knowledge necessary for progression into higher level courses.

Residency Requirements

CAS Minor Academic Residency Requirement: 50% of minor must be completed at USF.

Advising Information

USF students schedule advising appointments online through USF Archivum Platform.   Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester to discuss courses planning, degree progression, and career preparation. 

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