University Catalog

Languages and Cultures

Chairperson: Lisa Splittgerber
Address: 113 Lawrence Hall
Phone: 320.308.4141
Email: forl@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/forl

BA in German (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • This major requires either one year in a single foreign language [other than German] OR a minor.

Notes

  • Please see the Languages and Cultures Placement Guidelines on the program website.

Program Requirements

GER 201, GER 202 (where necessary), GER 220, GER 301, GER 302, GER 450, GER 457.

Electives

15 credits at 300 or 400 level. Students may take 3 credits outside the program in courses with a clear German focus (e.g. History, Philosophy, Art History), with prior permission of major advisor. This major requires either one year in a single language [other than German or English] OR a minor.

BA programs in French, German, or Spanish satisfy the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by receiving departmental approval of their writing portfolio with a grade of C or better.


BS in German (40 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: Minimum of 2.50
  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours, with at least 12 semester hours in residence at SCSU.
  • Grades of “C” or better in ENGL 191 and CMST 192.

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HLTH 301; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Notes

  • See Languages and Cultures Department teaching methodology instructors for licensure requirements.

Program Requirements

GER 201, GER 202, GER 220, GER 301, GER 302, GER 450, GER 454; FORL 453, FORL 455.



Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by demonstrating Intermediate-high proficiency level according to the ACTFL guidelines through certified testing, as required by the Board of Teaching requirements.


BES in German-BES (36 credits)


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Please see the Languages and Cultures Placement Guidelines.

Program Requirements

This option allows students, in conjunction with their advisor, the opportunity to design a specialized program in BES-German.



BA and BES programs in French, German, or Spanish satisfy the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by receiving departmental approval of their writing portfolio with a grade of C or better.


Minor in German-BES (24 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

Arranged in consultation with and approved by advisor.



Minor in German (22 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

GER 201, GER 202, GER 220, GER 301, GER 302.

Electives

6 credits at 300 or 400 level.

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