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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

BS, Education

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/languages/german/programs/bsed.html

Degree Completion 120 credits, distributed as follows:

Prerequisites to the Major

Course # Course Title
Credits
GER 201 Intermediate German I

4

GER 202 Intermediate German II

4

Major Common Core

Language - Choose 1-4 Credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
GER 340 Topics in Language

1-4

Literature - Choose 1-8 Credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
GER 342 Selected Readings

1-4

GER 442 German Literature

1-4

Civilization - Choose 1-4 Credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
GER 343 German Civilization

1-4

Methods - Choose 8 Credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
WLC 460 Methods of Teaching Modern Language

3

WLC 461 Applied Modern Language Teaching Methods

1

WLC 462 Foreign Language Elementary School (FLES) Methods

3

WLC 463 Applied (FLES) Methods

1

Composition & Conversation - 4 Credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
GER 341 German Composition and Conversation

4

Major Unrestricted Electives - Choose 1 Credit

Course # Course Title
Credits
GER 150W The German-speaking Countries: An Interdisciplinary Introduction

4

GER 293 Supervised Foreign Study: Intermediate

1-4

GER 299 Individual Study

1-4

GER 340 (German)Topics in Language

1-4

GER 342 Selected Topics

1-4

GER 343 German Civilization

1-4

GER 393 Supervised Foreign Study

1-6

GER 442 German Literature

1-4

GER 443 Topics in German Studies

1-4

GER 445 Topics in German Linguistics

1-4

GER 460 Topics in German Cinema

4

GER 490 Senior Capstone Project

1-4

GER 493 Supervised Foreign Study

1-6

GER 497 Internship

1-6

GER 499 Individual Study

1-4

Required for the Major

Students must "demonstrate intermediate-high level speaking proficiency" as defined in the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines established by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages or equivalent. Contact the department for details. Also required for the major are first hand experiences with the target cultures.

Required for the Major(Professional Education, 30 credits)

See the SECONDARY EDUCATION section for admission requirements to Professional Education and a list of required professional education courses.

Required Minor: None