The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures offers the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in German.

Faculty: Associate Professor Rarick, section head. Professor Hedderich; Associate Professor von Reinhart; DAAD Visiting Professor Geithner, Professor Emeritus Grandin, Kirchner.

Students selecting this major complete at least 30 credits (maximum 45) in German, not including GER 101, 102, 111, and 112. Students must complete six credits in literature, at least three of which must be taken at the 400 level, and must complete one additional 400-level German course. Students in the International Engineering Program must complete GER 411.

Students completing the International Engineering Program or the International Business Program and the B.A. with a major in German simultaneously may use three credits of German literature toward the Fine Arts and Literature Basic Liberal Studies requirement. In addition, students in these programs are exempt from the one-course-per-discipline rule in Letters, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences.

A total of 120 credits is required for graduation. At least 42 of these must be in courses numbered 300 or above.