Students apply for admission to the major programs after successfully completing (or testing out of) the 110-111 sequence in their chosen language. They then begin the language sequence by taking three 4-credit courses, namely: 210, 211 and 300, which make up the first 12 credits of the major.
GER 210-211 Intermediate German I-II [4-4] Courses emphasize communicative skills and language competence in a cultural context.
GER 300 Literature, Conversation, and Composition  This course introduces students to literary analysis and the study of contemporary German culture while furthering their knowledge of complex grammatical structures and linguistic expression.
ML 470-471 Integrative Capstone I-II [4-4] Capstone courses are open to junior and senior-level standing or by permission of instructor. These courses treat representative writers, genres, and cultural periods, and trains students to make comparisons and connections between different writers, periods, theories, and ideas in the several international literatures and cultures taught in the ML department. The content varies each semester.