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

109 Satterfield Hall
Tel: 330-672-2150

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


Attribute 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.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  GER 31211 German Composition and Conversation 3  
  GER 31303 Introduction to German Literature 3  
  GER 31421 German Civilization 3  
  German literature or culture upper-division elective 3  
  German history and thought, choose from the following: 6  
  HIST 41041 History of Germany, 1871-Present (3)    
WIC PHIL 31005 German Critical Philosophy (3)    
WIC PHIL 31006 Nineteenth-Century Philosophy (3)    


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

Special Department Note: Some courses in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages are offered on a rotating basis. Rotations and course availability may change at any time. Please see the Department's course offering projections and advising information for assistance with course planning. 

Graduation Requirements:

  • Minimum overall 2.000 GPA.
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).