German (Master of Arts)
Current research interests include GDR literature; history of the German language; Medieval literature; literature of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries; and folklore.
Requirements for Admission to Graduate Studies for the Degree of Master of Arts
An undergraduate major in German, including a year course in literature and a year course in advanced composition and conversation or the equivalent. Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examinations general (aptitude) section.
Minimum Degree Requirements
Thirty credits of graduate level courses including GERM 281, GERM 282 or GERM 295, GERM 296; additional courses in German, which may include two advanced courses in a related field (six credits); thesis research (six to twelve credits).
The department also offers a program leading to the degree of Master of Arts in Teaching.