2023-2024 Catalog

Government & Law and Foreign Languages, German Track Major


The major consists of a minimum of 13 courses:

GOVT 102Introduction to International Politics

GOVT 103Introduction to Comparative Politics


GOVT One GOVT 400-level seminar


GOVT 390-391Independent Study


GOVT 495-496Thesis

Four electives from:

GOVT 332Globalization and Security

GOVT 334American Security Policy

GOVT 336International Conflict

GOVT 341Contemporary Political Thought

German courses:

GERM 111Intermediate German I

GERM 112Intermediate German II

GERM 211Advanced German

Three electives from:

GERM 225Business German

GERM 311German and Austrian Identities as Reflected in Contemporary Media

GERM 322German Literature and Culture after 1750

GERM 424From Modernism to Postmodernism and Beyond: Literature and Film of the German-Speaking World in the Twentieth Century

GERM 441Junior/Senior Seminar

GERM 495-496Thesis in German

This page reflects the requirements for completing this major. General graduation requirements for all students can be found here