German Major

For a 30-credit major in German, students complete the following:

Select at least 7 courses taught in German 121
Select up to 2 courses taught in English, either from the department's offerings or from the list of approved courses in other departments6
Select one capstone taught in English3
Total Credits30

German majors also are encouraged to study abroad in Germany with Fairfield's programs in Bonn or Berlin either during the junior year or in the summer. The final course for the German major must be taken at Fairfield University.

The following list of courses taught in English have been approved to count toward the German major and minor:

AH 0191Art and Mythologies of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, Bolshevik Russia: Comparative Systems & Outcomes3
EN 0113Literature of the Holocaust3
HI 0210The Third Reich3
HI 0212Modern Germany: From Reich to Republic3
HI 0304The Holocaust in History and Memory3
MU 0124Bach and Beethoven3
PH 0311Kant3
PH 0312Hegel3