Feb 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate 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.

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