The major and minor programs in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures provide deep understandings of language and cultures. Building from basic language competency to synthesizing significant literary works, historical context and current media and politics, the program offers a comprehensive education through engaged, active learning in a combination of core courses with a wide range of electives. Your learning experiences can be broadened and applied in study abroad as well as internship programs.
The minimum total course units for graduation in this major is 32. Double majors may entail more course units.
For more information: https://www.sas.upenn.edu/germanic/
For information about the General Education requirements, please visit the College of Arts & Sciences Curriculum page.
|College General Education Requirements and Free Electives|
|Foundational Approaches + Sectors1 + Free Electives||20|
|GRMN 2100||Texts and Contexts||1|
|GRMN 3110||Handschrift-Hypertext: Deutsche Medien||1|
|GRMN 3120||Places of Memory. Lieux de memoire. Erinnerungsorte.||1|
|Select 3 course units of electives at GRMN 3000 or above||3|
|Select 5 course units of electives with no more than 3 course units taught in English||5|
|Target Language Requirement|
|Target Language Requirement Satisfied|
|Total Course Units||32|
You may count no more than one course toward both a Major and a Sector requirement. For Exceptions, check the Policy Statement.
Applicants are required to have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 in the College and in the major.
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2022 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.