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Language Proficiency Requirement

german studies department

Students may fulfill the German language proficiency requirement by:

  • completing the fourth semester of language instruction Intermediate German II (GERM 1051)
  • taking any of the following courses:
    • GERM 2201 German Composition & Conversation I
    • GERM 2202 German Composition & Conversation 2
    • GERM 2210 History of German Literature I
    • GERM 2211 History of German Literature II
    • GERM 1175 Business German
  • earning any of the following: a 550 on the SAT II, a three on the AP test, a score of six or seven on the IB HL exam, A level in the GCE, or
  • passing the department's proficiency examination given at the beginning of each semester. The next proficiency exam is scheduled for August 28 2015 in Lyons 201E at 1:00 p.m.  Students passing these exams who wish to continue their studies in German should sign up for GERM 2201. Students with GCE AS level should sign up for GERM 1050.