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German BA - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 11.03 GERMAN, CIP: 16.0501 German Language and Literature)

Department of Linguistics

609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030

Jeff Good
Chair

David Fertig
Program Director

Robert Hoeing
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Completing the German BA Program

Academic Requirements

Minimum GPA of 2.000 overall.
Minimum GPA of 2.500 in the prerequisite courses or their equivalents.

Academic Advice

Minimum GPA of 2.000 in required courses.
Students may substitute three or four courses taken in other departments that are relevant to Germanic studies with the approval of the director of undergraduate studies in German.
Up to five 300/400-level courses (15 credit hours) may be taken through the study abroad program.
300-level courses require intermediate-level proficiency.

Notes:

  • Students may substitute three or four courses taken in other departments that are relevant to Germanic Studies with the approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies in German. Up to five 300+ level courses (15 credit hours) may be taken through the study abroad program.
  • Writing, mathematics and foreign language courses are subject to placement. Alternate exam credit or transfer credits may change placement. For clarification, contact Professor Robert G. Hoeing at 716-645-2177, or by email;¬†or Professor David Fertig at 716-645-2177, or by email.

Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer credit for German courses taken elsewhere will be determined by the Transfer Articulation and University Requirements at UB Systems (TAURUS) and/or by approval of the German faculty.

Prerequisite Courses

GER 101-GER 102 Elementary German 1st-2nd semester or GER 104 Transitional Elementary German
GER 151-GER 152 Intermediate German I-II

Required Courses

Ten 300/400-level GER courses, in addition to prerequisite elementary or intermediate German language courses, as necessary.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the German BA degree
Credits Required for Major50
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum38
Additional Credits Required for Electives32
Total Credits Required for Degree120

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

 
Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:05:50