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Sample First and Second Year Programs

For students beginning the major as first-year students

Courses typically taken by a first year German major:

Fall Spring
Hum 110 Hum 110
1st- or 2nd-year German 1st- or 2nd-year German
Group requirement  Group requirement 

 

 

Courses typically taken by a second year German major:

Fall Spring
Second-year German or 300-level culture or lit course Second-year German or 300-level culture or lit course
Hum 220  Hum 220 
English literature (200 level) or other non-German literature course (300 level) English literature (200 level) or other non-German literature  course (300 level)
Group requirement  Group requirement 

 

For students beginning the major as sophomores

Courses typically taken by a first year German major:

Fall Spring
Ger 220 Ger 220
Hum 220 Hum 220
English literature (200 level) or other non-German literature course (300 level) English literature (200 level) or other non-German literature course (300 level)
Group requirement Group requirement

 

 

Courses typically taken by a second year German major:

Fall Spring
Ger 300-level course  Ger 300-level course 
German elective Course in Division of the Arts
Group requirement Group requirement
German elective

 

Off-campus Study Options

The “Year of Study in Munich” is Reed College's oldest and most popular program for majors or other Reed students interested in the German language, literature and culture. Reed also has programs for German majors (or students with at least 2 years of German language proficiency) at the Freie Universität Berlin and at the Universität Tübingen, which has particular strength in areas of philosophy, religion and the social sciences. Students may also want to participate in the summer program in Freiburg. As part of the application process, students’ language proficiency will be assessed individually so that they can attend the program that best fits their aspirations and ability. For more information about off-campus study in German-speaking countries, you can consult with our Director of International Programs, Paul DeYoung (paul.deyoung@reed.edu). 

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