German Studies Minor

The interdisciplinary minor in German Studies consists of 18-24 credits of coursework. At least six credits at the 3000 level or above can be taken outside of the German Language component.

For course descriptions, see the department listings.

Required Language Courses

  • WLGE.1010 German 1 and Culture
  • WLGE.1020 German 2 and Culture
  • WLGE.2110 German 3 and Culture
  • WLGE.2120 German 4 and Culture


Students may take 2 to 4 courses from the list below, two of which (6 credits) must be at the 3000 level or above.

  • ARHI.3230 Northern Renaissance Art
  • ENGL.3150 Old English
  • ENGL.3360 From Beowulf to Tolkien
  • HIST.2310 Renaissance and Reformation
  • HIST.2370 Europe in the 20th Century
  • HIST.3210 The Holocaust
  • HIST.3370 Germany Since 1871
  • HIST.3730 Nazi Germany
  • HIST.3790 The Second World War
  • PHIL.3230 Philosophy Classics: Nietzsche
  • WLGE.3000 Grimms' Fairy Tales
  • WLGE.3010 German Culture and Civilization

For more information, please contact Yu Luo Rioux, program coordinator.