German Major - Bachelor of Arts:Honors in Major
Students who may or may not be in the University Honors Program, but who meet the requirements for honors work in major, are entitled to graduate with Honors in Selected Major on their diploma and academic record. If you pursue this option, you must take at least 16 credits of Honors work in your major.
Students must successfully complete three of the following courses at least one of which must be a 700-level course:
GERM 630H German Narrative Forms (4 cr.)
GERM 631H Advanced Communication Skills I (4 cr.)
GERM 632H Advanced Communication Skills II (4 cr.)
GERM 640H German Drama (4 cr.)
GERM 645H Contemporary German Literature (4 cr.)
GERM 720H Images of Women in German Literature (4 cr.)
GERM 721H German Culture and Civilization (4 cr.)
GERM 724H The Age of Goethe (4 cr.)
GERM 727H German Literature of the 19th Century (4 cr.)
GERM 728H Modern German Literature (4 cr.)
GERM 798H Special Topics (4 cr.)
In addition to the regular coursework, students will complete a research paper or, with approval of the faculty, a special project in creative writing or film/video. Study abroad work may not be used for honors-in-major work.
Students must successfully complete GERM 795H and 796H Independent Study (4 cr.). GERM 795H (1 cr.) involves consultation with adviser and surveying literature in the area of proposed topic and completion of a formal proposal and bibliography. GERM 796H (3 cr.) is the research and writing of the thesis. The thesis will be presented to a department colloquium.