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B.A. in German

Degree Requirements

The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
First Year Writing I 3 Complete Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.
First Year Writing II 3 Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.
6 hrs literature survey 6 Complete 6 hours of literature survey with a passing grade. Choose from the following courses: Eng 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, or Eng 226.
6 hrs modern/ancient language 200+ 6 Successfully complete at least 6 hours at the 200 level or above in one modern or ancient language.
6 hrs history 6 Complete 6 hours in History (HST) course work with a passing grade.
3 hrs humanities 3 Successfully complete 3 hours in one of the following areas: African-American studies; classical civilization; environmental studies (Envs 101); gender studies (G St 201, 301, 333, 350); philosophy; religion; Southern studies (S St 101, 102). In addition, gender studies courses that are cross-listed with African American studies, classical civilization, English, modern languages, philosophy, or religion courses will satisfy this requirement.
6 hrs social science 6 Successfully complete 6 semester hours in anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, or sociology.
3 hrs fine arts 3 Complete 3 hours in the area of fine or performing arts. Choose from art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. Acceptable freshman or sophommore-level courses are: AH 101, AH 102, AH 201, AH 202; Music 101, Music 102, Music 103, Music 104, Music 105; Dance 200; and Theatre 201.
3 hrs math 100+ 3 Successfully complete 3 hours of Math at the 100 level or above except for Math 245 and Math 246.
9-12 hrs science 9 Complete a full year of science course work in one subject area (6-8 hrs) and complete 3 credit hours in a subject area from another department. Courses may be chosen from the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geology and Geological Engineering, or Physics and Astronomy.
2 associated science labs 2 Successfully complete at least two science laboratory courses.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
Germ 303 3 Germ 303: Conversation and Composition I
Germ 304 3 Germ 304: Conversation and Composition II
Germ 331 3 Germ 331: Intro to Lit /Literary Analysis in Germ
Germ electives 21 Germ 301: Literary Analysis/Germ Literary Hist I, Germ 302: Literary Analysis/Germ Literary Hist II, Germ 303: Conversation and Composition I, Germ 304: Conversation and Composition II, Germ 359: German Cinema, Germ 398: Upper-Level German Study Abroad, Germ 399: Special Topics in German, Germ 505: 20th Century Literature I, Germ 507: Advanced Grammar & Composition I, Germ 509: Phonetics & Spoken German, Germ 517: Classical & Romantic Lit I, Germ 531: German Studies, Germ 545: Intensive Advanced German in Germany, Germ 546: Intensive Advanced German in Germany, Germ 574: History of the German Language, Germ 575: Topics in Applied Linguistics, Germ 577: Survey of German Lit. & Culture I, Germ 578: Survey of German Lit. & Culture II, Germ 585: Nineteenth-Century German Literature, Germ 593: Topics in Cultural Studies, Germ 309: Intensive Germ Abroad, Germ 310: Intensive Germ Abroad, Germ 369: Special Topics in Germ, Germ 503: German Novelle & Roman, Germ 504: German Novelle & Roman, Germ 506: 20Th Century Lit, Germ 508: Adv Grammar/Comp, Germ 511: Sur Germ Lyric Poetry, Germ 513: Pre-Classical Drama, Germ 515: Drama in The 19Th Cn, Germ 518: The Age of Goethe, Germ 519: Hist of Germanic Lang, Germ 532: German Stu Spec Topics, Germ 551: Germ Lit in Engl Trans, Germ 553: German Civil/Culture, Germ 311: Business German, Germ 321: German Culture and Civilization, Germ 331: Intro to Lit /Literary Analysis in Germ, Germ 361: German Cinema, Germ 599: Special Topics, Germ 598: Advanced German Study Abroad, Germ 586: Twentieth-Century Literature & Culture, Germ 571: Advanced Grammar and Composition, Germ 572: German Phonetics and Phonology, Germ 584: The Age of Goethe, Germ 390: Grad Rdg Know-Germ, Germ 391: Grad Rdg Know-Germ, Germ 521: Middle High German Lit, Germ 431: German Studies, Germ 432: German Studies, Germ 529: Contemporary German, Germ 587: German Fairy Tales, Germ 330: Introduction to German Linguistics, Germ 561: Advanced Topics in German Cinema
German residency hrs 12 Student must earn at least 12 hours of their major courses in residence. Beginning with the fall of 2007 semester, grades lower than a C in modern language courses will not be counted toward the major or minor in modern languages.
Overall Major GPA Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
Resident Major GPA Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.
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