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Academics: Majors

Requirements

German Major

(30-31 semester hours)
German 301
German 302
German 303
German 361
German 395
Five electives (at least 15 hrs) numbered 202 or higher, one of which may be the German Interim Abroad.

German Elementary And Secondary Education Major

Note: German education majors must participate in an abroad experience in a German speaking country. The German Interim Abroad can meet this requirement, though, a semester abroad program or summer work or apprenticeship program are highly recommended in addition.

(30 semester hours)
German 301
German 302
German 303
German 361
German 395
Four electives (at least 12 hrs) numbered 301 or higher, one of which may be the German Interim Abroad.
IDIS 356 (elementary) or IDIS 357 (secondary)

Certification

Students in teacher education must pass the test administered by the State of Michigan. They must also pass an Oral Proficiency Interview. A rating of Advanced - Low on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale constitutes the minimum required level of proficiency. For details and for information on cost and scheduling see the chairperson. Additional criteria for approval for the teacher education program are found in the Teacher Education Program Guidebook, available in the Education Department.

Your semester abroad

Studying abroad is a great option for anyone studying German, and it is a requirement for German education majors - decide where you want to go!