The minor in German that is designed to complement students major field of study to explore connections between German Studies and neighboring fields.
The German minor provides an excellent opportunity for students in a variety of degree programs to internationalize their studies through acquaintance with the German language and culture.
Preparation for the German minor
German 100A, 100B, 202, 205A and 205B (or equivalent)
Requirements for the German minor
The minor in German consists of a minimum of 15 units in German, 9 of which must be in upper division courses (at least 6 of these must be taken in residence at SDSU).
High School Equivalents
High school foreign language courses may be used for purposes of placement in college courses and may be counted toward meeting the language requirement in various majors. These high school courses will not count as college credit toward graduation. Secondary school language courses can be used as follows:
- The first two years of high school level language count as the equivalent of the first semester of a college level course.
- The first three years of high school level language count as the equivalent of the first two college semesters.
- Four years of high school level language count as the equivalent of three college semesters or five college quarters, thus fulfilling the language requirement.