BA in German Language & Literature
Twelve courses with a grade of C or higher are required. Students entering with advanced standing in German must complete a minimum of six principal courses at Boston University. Students participating in the Boston University program in Germany must complete a minimum of four principal German courses in Boston; two of these four courses must be taken at the LG 300 level or above following study in Germany. Internships taken on study abroad programs may not be credited toward a major in German.
Two of the following
- CAS LX 250
- CAS XL 222*
- CAS XL 223
- CAS XL 224
- CAS XL 225
*CAS CC 101 and 102 together may be substituted for CAS XL 222.
Four language-focus courses
- CAS LG 303
- CAS LG 304
- Two courses numbered CAS LG 310–345
Five 350-level and higher German courses
- CAS LG 350
- Four courses numbered CAS LG 400 or higher
One additional German course
Must be numbered CAS LG 250 or higher.
A placement test is required of all students whose most recent course in German was taken while in high school or at a college other than Boston University and who wish to continue their study of this language here. Information on testing dates and times is available in the department.