Students may not include more than one independent study course below the 400 level.
To receive honors, a student must at the time of graduation have an overall GPA of 3.2 or better, have a 3.5 average in all courses counted toward the major, have fulfilled all the requirements for the major, and the department must judge the thesis (written for German 495) and its defense worthy of honors.
Students minor in German Studies are required to fulfill the following requirements.
Six courses above German 201 with at least three that must be taken in residence, including German 250 or 260 (or both), and at least one 400-level course taught in German
Courses may not include more than one independent study course below the 400 level