Listed below are the requirements for the German major. In addition to the requirements for the major, students must also satisfy all of the university general education requirements and the College of Letters & Science breadth and other degree requirements. Degree requirements will vary depending on when you took your first college class. You are strongly advised to consult your advisor to ensure you stay on track towards a degree. Read more about the degree requirements on the L&S Degree Requirements web pages.
|Total German Credits|
|Required Courses (12 credits)|
|Electives (18 credits)|
Four additional courses on the 300- to 500-level (that are taught in German)
|L&S Research Requirement|
The College requires students to complete a research experience in their major. Students fulfill this requirement in the context of the following courses:
All majors are required to take an advanced language proficiency exam, normally during the semester in which they complete their major requirements.
Students are encouraged strongly to take at least 6 additional credits in related courses outside the program as recommended by their advisor. Majors must register with the program at the beginning of their candidacy.
The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all credits in the major attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all major credits attempted, including any transfer work.