This information is part of the Colgate University catalog, 2022-23.

Major Requirements

A major in German literature and culture consists of a minimum of eight courses. Normally these include at least three 400-level seminars and two 300-level courses. The remaining major credits may be fulfilled through additional courses in the department at the 200-level and above, or up to two cognate courses on German Studies topics taught in English outside the department, with departmental approval. Exceptions require the permission of the department chair.

GPA Requirement

University regulations require that a student maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00 in the courses comprising the major program.

Honors and High Honors

Students interested in pursuing honors can find the additional requirements on the  department page.

German Department

For more information about the department, including Faculty, the Freiburg study group, transfer credit, awards, etc., please visit the  catalog page.