Foreign Language and Literatures (BA): German Studies International Economics (16FLLBA-16FLLGIE)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research F 4 FLG 202 or FLG 212 4 3
FLG 201 Intermediate German I 4 3 Economics Elective 12 3
GEP Natural Science B 3 GEP Mathematical Science A 3
GEP Mathematical Science A 3 Social Science 3 3
Social Science 3 3 GEP Natural Science with Lab B 4
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Departmental Elective 5 3 FLG Advised Electives I 9 3
Economics Elective 12
3 Economics Elective 12
3
History I 1 3 History II1 3
Social Science 3 3 Social Science 3 3
Arts & Letters5
3 Free Elective 7 3
Health and Exercise Studies C 1 Health and Exercise Studies C 1
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLG 320 Introduction to German Literature2 3 (Best Semester to Study Abroad)13
FLG 307 Business German 3 Economics Elective 12 3
Philosophy 5 3 FLG 499 13 3
GEP Additional Breadth: Math/Natural Sci D 3 Advised Electives I 10 3
Free Electives 7 3 Free Electives 7 4
15 13

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLG Advised Elective 9 3 FLG 492 Senior Seminar 3
Economics Elective 12 3 FLG German Literature Elective 2,11 3
Advised Elective 10
3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives E 2
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives E 3 Free Electives 7 7
Free Electives 7 3
15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation 13,G,H,I: 122
Major/Program Footnotes
Please consult the CHASS Key Points, the “Handbook for Foreign Language Majors” and the Degree Audits for detailed information.

1. History I and II: (6 credit hours selected from two groups: History I and History II) Choose from the CHASS approved History I and History II course list.
2. Literature I and II: (6 credit hours are met with German major Literature courses)
3. Social Sciences: Choose four 3-credit hour courses (12 credit hours total) from the CHASS approved lists in at least three of the following areas: ANT, ARE, EC, PS, PSY, SOC. Also ENG 210, GEO/SOC 220, or STS 402. Six (6) credit hours must be taken from the GEP Social Sciences list.
4. Foreign Language: Completion of FL 201. (All students must take the NCSU Proficiency Test upon entering CHASS. Students who take FL 101 will not receive graduation credit for the course unless it is in a language other than the one used to fulfill the 201 language requirement.)
5. PhilosophyChoose any 3-credit PHI course on the GEP-Humanities list.
6. Arts and LettersChoose from the CHASS approved Arts & Letters course list.
7. Free ElectivesAny course except MA 101, FL_101, FLS 105, LAT 101, GRK 101, and PER 101.101-level foreign-language courses can be used as free electives if they are in languages other than the language the student sues to fulfill major language requirement. Only 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U).
8.  Departmental Elective: (3 hours). 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.
9. FLG Advised Electives: (6 hours). 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.
10. Advised Electives: (6 hours): 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.
11.  FLG German Literature Elective: (3 hours). Courses with a primary focus on German Literature. C- or better is required in these courses.  Please consult with your degree audit for the required prerequisites and the list of electives.
12.  Economics Electives: (15 hours). Courses with a focus on economic principles and international economics. C- or better is required in these courses. Please consult your degree audit for the required prerequisites and the list of electives.
13. Study Abroad/Internship 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. Students in the International economics concentration who study abroad must take 3 credit course related to economics or business, taught in German. 

*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. Health and Exercise Studies (2 credit hours-at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health and Exercise Studies course list.
D. Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists): Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering.
E. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list.
F. 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
G. 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.
H. 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.
I. Foreign Language Proficiency– Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation

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