German

Description
Students pursuing a concentration in German gain an understanding of the language, literature, and cultures of German speaking peoples and regions. There are opportunities to partake in study abroad programs, which can serve to enhance a student's experience and education.

Requirements 

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Students may use 6 hours from the 200-level courses toward the concentration.
  • GER 202 is a prerequisite for GER 310, GER 311 and GER 313.
  • A minimum 6 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Course substitutions are allowed for heritage and advanced speakers of the language; consult an advisor in the School of International Letters and Cultures for details.

German 200 Level Coursework (choose one) 3 Hours Required
Three credit hours of 200-level coursework will be applied to the concentration and any additional credit hours earned will be applied toward university elective hours.

GER 201 Intermediate German I (4) G (Prerequisite(s): GER 102, 110, or 111 with C or better OR German Placement Test score of 329-443 OR Visiting University Student)

 

GER 202 Intermediate German (4) (Prerequisites: GER 201 with C or better)

GER 210 Intensive German, G (6-8) (Prerequisite(s): GER 102 or 111 with B or better OR GER 110 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only GER 201 or GER 202 or GER 210)

Required Course:

GER 310 Advanced German Grammar, G (3) (Prerequisite(s): GER 202 with C or better) (Required)

Electives 6 Hours (choose two courses)

GER 311 German Conversation, G (3) (Prerequisite(s): GER 202 with C or better)

GER 312 German Conversation, G (3) (Prerequisite(s): GER 310 with C or better)

GER 313 German Composition, G (3) (Prerequisite(s): GER 202 with C or better)

GER 319 Business German, G (3) (Prerequisite(s): GER 202 or 210 with C or better)

Restricted Electives 6 Hours
Select in consultation with an advisor.

One 400-level GER course (3)
GER Upper Division Elective (3)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAGEREMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact