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Majoring and Minoring in German

Students majoring in German are expected to acquire fluency and accuracy in German; a general knowledge of the civilization and culture that the language expresses; an ability to interpret texts linguistically, stylistically, and historically; and an intensive knowledge of certain, defined periods of literature.

The German Major: Students majoring in German fulfill the departmental requirements by completing a minimum of elevan courses above the intermediate level, including FG 208, FG 215, FG 341, FG 357, and FG 376.  Two courses designated FL may be taken. LS2.109 and 110 may be used to meet the requirements.

The German Minor: Student minoring in German fulfill the departmental requirements by completing six courses beyond the 202 intermediate level in German language, literature, or civilization, including FG 208 and FG 215; one may be an FL designated course.  At least three of the courses must be taken at Skidmore.

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