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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies

109 Satterfield Hall
Tel: 330-672-2150
Fax: 330-672-4009

The German Studies minor offers students the opportunity for study of the language and culture of the German-speaking countries.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  German Language  
  GER 31211 German Composition and Conversation 3
  German Literature and Culture  
  GER 31303 Introduction to German Literature 3
    31421 German Civilization 3
  German literature or culture upper-division elective 3
  German History and Thought: Choose from the following: 6
  HIST 41040 History of Germany, 1648-1871 (3)  
    41041 History of Germany, 1871-Present (3)  
  PHIL 31005 German Critical Philosophy (3)  
    31006 Nineteenth-Century Philosophy (3)  


Appropriate specialized offerings may be substituted above as available with approval of the German Studies program coordinator.

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.