German Studies Minor

Admission Requirements

Students must meet with a college advisor/student success counselor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of C or higher is required in all courses for the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credits of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must:
    • Note the minor on the Application for Graduation.
    • Contact a college advisor/student success counselor to certify completion of all course requirements for the declared minor as listed below.
  • Students who successfully completed GER 2220C Intermediate German 1 or GER 2221C Intermediate German 2, will have either course apply as a substitution for GER 2210 Accelerated Interm. German.

Program Requirements

Required Courses in the Minor

Complete the following:
GER 2210 Accelerated Interm. German (4)

Restricted Electives in the Minor

Complete 12 credits from the following:
CPO 3143 European Politics (3)
EUH 3241 Nazi Germany & The Holocaust (3)
EUH 4280 Europe in World War II (3)
GER 1120C Beginning German 1 (4)*
GER 1121C Beginning German 2 (4)*
GER 1952 German Study Abroad (1-6)
GER 3400 German Comp. & Conversation (3)
GER 3955 German Lang. & Cult. Abroad (1-6)
GER 4906 Independent Study in German (1-3)
GET 3003 German Culture & Civilization (3)
GET 3527 German Film in Translation (3)
LIT 3144 Modern European Novel (3)
PHH 3500 Late Modern: Kant to Hegel (3)
WOH 4240 World War 1 (3)

*Students testing out of GER 1120C and/ or GER 1121C may not take those courses as electives. They must fulfill the credit requirement for the minor with other elective courses from the given list. Native speakers of German may complete the minor but may not enroll in beginning courses.

Catalog Year: 2024-2025

Total Semester Hours Required: 16 Hours