German Studies (BA) (16FLGBA)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLG 201 Intermediate German I14,K 3 FLG 202 Intermediate German II1 3
ENG 101 Acad. WritingH 4 History I9,C 3
Natural ScienceB 3 MathematicsA 3
MathematicsA 3 Social Science13,D 3
Social Science13,D 3 Natural Science with LabB 4
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLG 300 (Literature I)1,10,C 3 FLG 316 (Literature II)1,10 3
Departmental Electives2 3 Departmental Electives2 3
History II9 3 Arts and Letters Elective12 3
Social Science13 3 Philosophy11 3
Free Elective7 3 Social Science13 3
HES_*** Health &
Exercise Studies CourseE
1
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLG 3231 3 (best semester for study abroad)8
FL/FLG Advised Electives I3 3 FL/FLG Advised Electives I3 3
GEP Additional Breadth: Math/Nat SciF 3 FLG Advised Elective II5 3
Free Electives7 6 Advised Electives I4 3
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1 Free Elective7 3
16 12

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Advised Electives I4 3 FLG 492 German Studies Seminar1 3
Advised Elective II6 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives req.G 2-3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives req.G 3 Free Electives7 10
Free Electives7 7
16 15-16

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J: 122
Major/Program Footnotes

1. Required Courses in the German Studies Major (15 hours). C- or better is required in each of these courses . Please consult the NC State Course Catalog for the required prerequisites.
FLG 202 Intermediate German II
FLG 300 Introduction to German Literature
FLG 316 German Lyric Poetry
FLG 323 Twentieth Century German Literature
* FLG 492 Senior Seminar in German Studies
* Technology Fluency and Communication in the Major are corequisites with FLG 492. The major paper in FLG 492 must be written using (1) a word processing program; (2) on-line library references; (3) internet resources. All German Studies majors will submit two copies of their research paper for the FLG 492 senior seminar. One copy of the paper, as well as a faculty report on the student’s oral presentation for the seminar, will be filed in the student’s portfolio. The paper should be representative of the student’s best work. FLG 492 must be taken at NC State.
2. Departmental Electives (6 hours): courses with a strong focus on building German language skills within cultural contexts: C- or better is required in each of these courses. Please consult the NC State Course Catalog for the required prerequisites. Select 2 of the following courses.
FLG 307 Business German I
FLG 309 Advanced German Conversation
FLG 310 Advanced German Syntax and Composition
FLG 311 Introduction to German Translation
FLG 407 Business German II
3. FL/FLG Advised Electives I: Courses with a primary focus on German/Austrian/Swiss and European culture and civilization (6 hours). C- or better is required in each of these courses. Please consult the NC State Course Catalog for the required prerequisites. Select 2 of the following courses.
FL 295 Special Topics in Foreign Languages and Literatures **
FL 298 Independent Study **
(Offered only under special circumstances upon consultation with major adviser)
FL 495 Special Topics in Foreign Languages and Literatures **
FL 498 Independent Study in Foreign Languages and Literatures **
(Offered only under special circumstances upon consultation with major adviser)
FLG 315 German Culture and Civilization
FLG 390 German Studies Topics **
FLG 398 Independent Study **
FLG 420 Current Issues in German-Language Media
FLG 440 Green Germany
FLG 499 Internship in Germany , Austria , or German-Speaking Switzerland
** If the topic of this course qualifies it for this category.
4. Advised Electives I : Courses with a primary focus on German/Austrian/Swiss and European culture and civilization (6 hours). C- or better is required in each of these courses. Please consult the NC State Course Catalog for the required prerequisites. Select 2 of the following courses.
HI 418 Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany
HI 431 Germany : Luther to Bismarck 1500-1871
HI 432 History of Germany since 1871
PHI 302 19 th Century Philosophy
PHI 310 Existentialism
PS 341 European Politics
GRP 705 FL/FLG Advised Electives
5. FLG Advised Elective II : Courses with a primary focus on German/Austrian/Swiss or European artifacts (3 hours). C- or better is required in each of these courses. Please consult the NC State Course Catalog for the required prerequisites. Select one of the following courses
FLG 318 New German Cinema
FLG 390 German Studies Topics **
FLG 398 Independent Study **
FLG 430 Cultural Artifacts in the German-Speaking countries
** If the topic of this course qualifies it for this category.
6. Advised Elective II : Courses with a primary focus on German/Austrian/Swiss or European artifacts (3 hours). C- or better is required in each of these courses. Please consult the NC State Course Catalog for the required prerequisites. Select one of the following courses
FL 495 Special Topics in Foreign Languages and Literatures **
FL 498 Independent Study in Foreign Languages and Literatures **
(Offered only under special circumstances upon consultation with major adviser)
FL/ENG 220 Studies in Great Works of Western Literature
FL/ENG 222 Masterpieces of the Western World II
ARS 252 The Arts of Vienna 1900 (only offered in Vienna summer study abroad program)
HA 401 19th Century European Art
MUS 310 Music of the 17th and 18th Centuries
MUS 315 Music of 19th Century Europe
GRP 707 FLG Advised Electives II
** If the topic of this course qualifies it for this category.
7. Free Electives Students must take 29 hours of free electives, including any courses besides MA 101, FLx 101, LAT 101 and GRK 101 that have not been used to fulfill other requirements. The 100-level foreign language courses can be used as free electives if they are in languages other than the language the student uses to fulfill the major language requirement. Students are encouraged to elect additional courses from the lists provided in the Departmental Electives, FL/FLG Advised Electives I and II, Advised Electives I –II, and to use their free electives for a minor. 12 hours of Free Electives may be taken for S/U credit, however, these courses can then not count for a minor.8. Required Study Abroad/Internship Abroad Semester It is required that all German Studies majors participate in at least one regular semester of study abroad or internship abroad (3-4 months minimum) in a German-speaking country. Please note that no more than 15 hours of transfer credit (from study abroad, internship abroad, or from other US institutions) may be applied towards the core courses in German Studies (core: required courses, departmental electives, FL/FLG advised electives I and II, and advised electives I and II).
Students are encouraged to pursue a minor in a second concentration of interest or a second major.

College Requirement Footnotes

9. History I and II
GRP 501 History I (AFS 275 or 276, ARC 242, HI 207, 215, 216, 232, 233, 263, 264, 270, 275, or 276) 3 credits.
GRP 502 History II (HI 205, 208, 209, 210, 221, 222, 251, 252) 3 credits.

10. Literature I and II
GRP 503 Literature I (ENG 219, 220, 221, 222, 251, 261, or 262, FL 219, 220, 221, or 222, FLF 301, FLS 301 or 303, FLG 300 or 316, FLR 303) 3 credits.
GRP 504 Literature II (ENG 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 246, 248, 249, 251, 252, 261, 262, 265, 266, 305, 349, 351, 362, 363, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 376, 377, 380, 382, 383, 385, 390, 394, 398, 399, 406, 407, 420, 439, 448, 449, 451, 452, 453, 462, 463, 464, 465, 468, 469, 470, 471, 486, or 487, FL 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 394, 406, or 407, FLF 301, 302, 316, 323, 324, 352, 414, 415, or 492, FLN 301, 302, 401, FLS 300, 301, 302, 303, 304, 323, 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, 353, 403, 404, or 492, FLG 300, 316, or 323, FLR 303 or 304, GRK 320, HON 202) 3 credits.
The six-hour CHASS literature requirement is met by FLG 300 or FLG 316 (Literature I) and FLG 300 or FLG 316 or FLG 323 (Literature II) which are required courses in the major.

11. Philosophy
Any 3-credit course in philosophy on the university approved GEP course list.

12. Arts and Letters Elective
All HA courses, MUS 180 and all MUS 200-400 courses, all 200 and above REL courses, ADN 111, 112, 202, 212, 219, 231, 272, 273, 281, 311, 384, 386, 414, or 454, AFS 340 or 375, ARC 140, 141, or 142, ARS 251, 252, 259, 306, 351, or 353, COM 103 203, 213, 233, 243, 303, 321, 323, 333, 340, 364, 374, or 411, DAN 272 or 295, ENG 282, 283, 321, 364, 374, 411, or 492, FL 216, FLF 318, FLS 318, GD 200 or 342, GRK 310, IDS 496, LAR 444, LAT 310. Courses in the major field of studies are excluded, therefore the following courses in this group may only be chosen if they are not used for the major field of study requirements: ARS 252, HA 401, MUS 310, MUS 315. 3 Credits.

13. Social Science and Social Science Elective
Four 3-credit courses from 3 different social sciences on the approved GEP course list including: ANT, ARE, EC, PS, PSYCH, SOC. Also ENG 210, GEO 220, IDS 401, or STS 402. Six of the twelve social science credits must be chosen from the GEP Social Science list.

14. Foreign Language
Completion of FLG 201 satisfies the FL_201 requirement. All students must take the NC State Proficiency Test upon entering CHASS. Students who take FL 101 and FL 102 will not receive graduation credit for these courses unless they are in a language other than the one used to fulfill the 201 1anguage requirement. 3 credits.


* General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at  https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list.
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list.
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: FLG 300, History I.
D. Social Sciences 
(6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: College social science electives requirement.
E. Health & Exercise Studies 
(2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: NONE
H. Introduction to Writing 
(4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: NONE
J. Global Knowledge 
(GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: FLG 202, FLG 300, FLG 315, FLG 316, FLG 318, FLG 323.
K. Foreign Language proficiency 
– Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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