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Students rehearse a skit about mustaches they wrote for a class exercise in German.


Department Chair

Todd Heidt

Associate Professor in Modern Languages-German

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Requirements for the major

11 credits as follows:

  • GERM 201, GERM 210 and GERM 235
  • Six additional credits in German at the 300-level
  • Allied fields: Two credits from courses outside of the German curriculum suggested by the student and approved by the program chair.
  • One Capstone Experience - Options include:
    • GERM 399 or GERM 400
    • Study, research, or internship abroad in a German-speaking country
    • Student teaching
    • Other experiences as approved by the program chair

Requirements for the minor

5 credits

  • Three 200-level German courses (MODL 260E may substitute for one of the courses)
  • Two 300-level German courses

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