Foreign Language and Literatures (BA): German Studies Science Technology (16FLLBA-16FLLGSCI)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 FLG 202 or FLG 212 3 (CP)
FLG 201 Intermediate German I 8 3 (CP) History I  C, 5 3
GEP Natural Science B 3 GEP Mathematical Science A 3
GEP Mathematical Science A 3 GEP Natural Science with Lab B 4
Free Elective 9 3 Free Elective 9 3
  16   16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Language & Culture  Core 10 3 Language & Culture     Core 10 6
History II 2 3 Philosophy C, 5 3
Social Science D, 7 3 Social Science D, 7 3
Arts & Letters6 3 Free Elective 9 3
Free Elective 9 3 Health and Exercise Studies E 1
  15   16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLG 320 Introduction to German Literature 3 3 (Best Semester to Study Abroad)13  
Advised Elective 11 3 Advised Elective 11 3
GEP Additional Breadth: Math/Natural Sci F 3 FLG 499 3
Free Electives 9 6 Free Electives 9 6
Health and Exercise Studies E 1    
  16   12

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3 FLG 492 Senior Seminar 3
Free Electives 9 12 German Literature Elective 4,12 3
    GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 2
    Free Electives 9 6
  15   14

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation I,J,K,14,15: 120
  Major/Program Footnotes: College 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) German literature elective 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 Six (6) credit hours selected from College-approved list required, representing two different disciplines
  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. Courses with a strong focus on building German language skills within cultural contexts: C- or better is required in these courses. Please consult your degree audit for the required prerequisites and the list of electives.
  11. Advised Electives 6 credit hours. Courses with a primary focus on German/Austrian/Swiss and European culture and civilization, including courses from other departments. C- or higher is required in these courses. Please consult your degree audit for the required prerequisites and the list of electives.
  12. Literature Elective 3 credit hours. Courses with a focus on German Literature. C- or higher 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 from other US institutions which are not a part of UNC-Online) may be applied towards the 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 Science and Technology concentration who study abroad must take a 3 credit course related to their other major, taught in German.
  14. Major Residency Requirements See departmental advisor.
  15. 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://www.ncsu.edu/uap/academic-standards/gep/courselists/index.html. 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: History 1 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: 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 {USO} 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: K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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