Foreign Language and Literatures (BA): German Studies (16FLLBA-16FLLGER)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 FLG 202 or FLG 212 J 3
FLG 201 Intermediate German I K,8 3 History I 1,C 3
GEP Natural Science B 3 GEP Mathematical Science A 3
GEP Mathematical Science A 3 Social Science D,7 3
Social Science D,7 3 GEP Natural Science with Lab B 4
  16   16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLG 320 Introduction to German Literature  3 3 FLG 325 German Lyric Poetry 4 3
Language & Culture Core 10 3 Language & Culture Core 10 3
History II 2 3 Arts & Letters 6 3
Social Science 7 3 Philosophy 5,C 3
Free Elective 9 3 Social Science 7 3
    Health and Exercise Studies E 1
  15   16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLG 323 Twentieth Century German Literature 3 (Best Semester to Study Abroad)14  
FLG Advised Electives I 3 FLG Advised Electives I 3
GEP Additional Breadth: Math/Natural Sci F 3 Language & Culture Core 10 3
Free Electives 9 6 Advised Electives I 3
Health and Exercise Studies C 1 FLG 499 3
  16   12

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Advised Electives I 3 FLG 492 Senior Seminar 3
Advised Electives II 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 2
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3 Free Electives 9 9
Free Electives 9 6    
  15   14

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation *I,J,K,14,15,16: 120
Major/Program Footnotes:

  1. History I One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History I course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., ancient or non-Western)
  2. History II One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History II course list (a 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture)
  3. Literature I One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature I list (a survey course covering literature outside the U.S. and prior to the 20th century) FLG 320 satisfies this requirement
  4. Literature II One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature II list. (any course that meets the Literature I requirement; or a course in American or Twentieth Century Literature, or an upper division survey course or literature course in a period, genre, or major figure in English, a foreign language in English translation, or the original foreign language) FLG 325 satisfies this requirement.
  5. Philosophy Any PHI course on the approved GEP-Humanities list
  6. Arts and Letters One 3-credit hour course is required from the College-approved Arts & Letters course list
  7. Social Sciences Twelve (12) credit hours, selected from College-approved list, required from three different disciplines, six (6) must be on GEP-Social Sciences list.
  8. Foreign Language Completion of FLx 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination
  9. Free Electives Maximum 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U)
  10. Language & Culture Core 9 credit hours chosen from department approved course list. Courses with a strong focus on building German language skills within cultural contexts: C- or better is required in these courses. Please consult with your degree audit for the required prerequisites and the list of electives.
  11. FL/FLG Advised Elective 6 credit hours chosen from department approved course list. Courses with a primary focus on German/Austrian/Swiss and European culture and civilization. C- or better is required in these courses. Please consult with your degree audit for the required prerequisites and the list of electives.
  12. Advised Electives I 6 credit hours chosen from department approved course list. Courses with a primary focus on German/Austrian/Swiss and European culture and civilization, including courses from other departments. C- or better is required in these courses. Please consult with your degree audit for the required prerequisites and the list of electives…At least 2 (6 hours) need to be from the FL/FLG group.
  13. Advised Elective II 3 credit hours chosen from department approved course list. Courses with a primary focus on German/Austrian/Swiss or European artifacts, including courses in other departments. C- or better is required in these courses. Please consult with your degree audit for the required prerequisites and the list of electives.
  14. Study Abroad It is required that all German Studies students participate in  at least one regular semester of study abroad or internship (3-4 months minimum) in a German-speaking country. Please note that no more than 15 hours of transfer credit (from study abroad or other US Institutions which are not a part of UNC-Online) may be applied towards core courses in German Studies (core: required courses, departmental electives, FLG electives I and II, and advised electives I and II). FLG 499 is an internship course with up to 6 credits. For students who choose study abroad instead of an internship, FLG 499 serves as a placeholder for transfer credits from the study abroad semester.
  15. Major Residency Requirements See departmental advisor.
  16. Major Grade Point Average (MGPA) Requirements A 2.0 GPA in the major is required for graduation.

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 http://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 or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:        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 or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:        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:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by College History I and Philosophy requirements. 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:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by College Social Sciences requirement. E. Physical Education/Healthy Living (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course) Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Healthy Living course list. F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)      Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or  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:       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:       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 320, FLG 325 K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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