Requirements for Major in German


 30 points. Required courses:

  • GERM UN3001 (Advanced I) or UN3002 (Advanced II) (can be waived and replaced by another 3000 level class upon consultation with DUS)
  • GERM UN3333 (Introduction to German Literature)
  • At least two of the period survey courses in German literature and culture, GERM UN3442 (18th-Century), UN3443 (19th-Century), UN3444 (1900 to 1945), UN3445 (1945 to present); at least one of these must focus on pre-20th-century cultural history
  • One course in German intellectual history;
  • The senior seminar GERM UN3991

The remaining courses to be chosen from the 3000- or 4000-level offerings in German and Comparative Literature-German in consultation with the Director of Undergraduate Studies.


Director of Undergraduate Studies
Dorothea von Mücke
Office: 410 Hamilton Hall
Tel: 212.854.1891 Email: dev1@columbia.edu