Additional Information on the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
The major in German Studies consists of a total of 30 credits or ten courses beyond GERM 2030, with 4 Foundational courses (12 credits) and 5 Advanced courses (18 credits).
All German studies majors complete three advanced courses, one 4000/6000-level course, one Advanced Undergraduate Seminar and one Senior Seminar (which fulfills the Capstone requirement). The three advanced courses may include up to two courses taught in English at the 3000 level (providing there is a significant reading and writing requirement in German) and/or up to two electives at the advanced level in a related field outside the department, e.g., courses in German art, history, music, philosophy, and politics.
A student entering Tulane without any prior German knowledge could take beginning language classes his/her first three semesters, and then take an average of two courses for the next five semesters.
One other 4000-level or 6000-level course
The other three courses may include:
up to two GERM 3000-level courses taught in English (providing there is a significant reading and writing requirement in German) (e.g. GERM 3440, GERM 3510, GERM 3530, GERM 3540, GERM 3550, GERM 3660, GERM 3670, GERM 3710, GERM 3720)
up to two elective at the advanced level in a related field outside the department, e.g. courses in German art, history, music, philosophy, and politics.