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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

German (B.A.)


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Program:  B.A.
Department of International Language and Culture Studies
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 267 ~ 260-481-6836 ~ www.ipfw.edu/ilcs/


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Acquire a broad foundation in language, literature, and culture in preparation for graduate studies or for a career where proficiency in a foreign language and international perspectives are important assets;
  • Achieve the ACTFL intermediate-high level in speaking, demonstrate the ability to recognize and analyze grammatical and usage errors in own and others’ writing;
  • Develop an increased understanding of what it means to belong to a culture and awareness of how culture affects other interconnected issues of identity;
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically about these issues and how they shape intercultural communication.

To earn the B.A. with a major in German, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and the College of Arts and Sciences (see Part 4 ), and satisfactorily complete the requirements of the major, given below:

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society


Area IV—Humanistic Thought


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

  • Additional credits in Area IV Credits: 3

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis (not in GER) Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

College of Arts and Sciences Requirements


English Writing


  • (requirement is satisfied by ILCS I300, listed below)
  • Additional Foreign Language Requirements


    Distribution (not in GER)


    • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part C Credits: 9

    Cultural Studies


    • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part D Credits: 6

    Core and Concentration (Major) Courses


    • Credits in German culture, normally G362, G363, G463, or G464 Credits: 3
    • Credits in 300-level German literature courses Credits: 3
    • Additional credits in German at the 300 level Credits: 3
    • Additional credits in German language skills at the 300 level: Credits: 6
    • Credits in 400-level German courses (language, literature, and/or culture) Credits: 9
    •     Credits: 3

    General Elective Courses


    • Sufficient additional credits to bring the total to 124.

    Total Credits: 124


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