Regular B.A. Plans – Requirements

(in addition to faculty requirements)

Honours B.A. Plans – Requirements

(in addition to faculty requirements)

Minor
3-year General
Honours/Honours Double Majors
8 German courses with 65% German average
12 German courses with
65% GER major average
16 German courses with 70% GER major average

Required courses: six GER courses taught in German.

Required courses: GER 201, 202, 211, 212 and two of GER 303, 304, 307, 308, 309, 331, 334 

    Required courses: eight of GER 201, 202, 211, 212, 250, 303, 304, 307, 308, 309, 331, 334, 350, 407, 431, 490, 495.

    Elective courses
    (any of the following courses may be used to complete course requirements for any German Academic Plan)
    Elective Language Courses Junior Seminars

    Senior Seminars

    Culture, Film, Linguistics, and Literature

    (taught in English)

    101, 102, 250, 303, 304, 307, 308, 309, 350, 407, 490, 495 331, 334 431 (repeatable, if different topic) 100, 180, 200, 220, 230, 261, 262, 271, 272, 301, 363, 383, 385

    Elective Courses from other programs

    (students in any German academic plan may elect to take up to TWO courses from the list of courses below in place of GER electives):

    Department Course Code
    Applied Language Studies (APPLS) 301
    Dutch 101, 102, 201, 202
    English (ENGL) 218
    Fine Arts (FINE) 112
    History (HIST) 223, 247, 265, 341, 358
    MUSIC 254, 255, 260, 261
    Religious Studies (RS) 211, 272 


    Note: Courses taken on study exchange may substitute for courses taken at UW. For more information, contact the Germanic & Slavic Studies Undergraduate Office.

    Certificate in German Language

    Students must successfully complete any four German language courses, with the exclusion of courses taught in English, and obtain a cumulative average of 70%.

    Students registered in degree programs at the University of Waterloo may pursue the certificate program in German language.

    The certificate is not open to students pursuing a German academic plan.