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    Skidmore College
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Catalog 2017-2018

German B.A.


Students majoring in German fulfill the departmental requirements by completing a minimum of 30 credit hours above WLG 203 , including WLG 208 , WLG 215 , and WLG 376 . One course on a topic related to German culture may be taken in English with chair's approval. Students will fulfill the writing requirement in the German major by successfully completing WLG 208 , WLG 215 , and WLG 376 .

For the Class of 2017 and beyond:

Students majoring in German fulfill the departmental requirements by completing a minimum of 30 credit hours above WLG 102 , including WLG 208 , WLG 215 , and WLG 376 . One course on a topic related to German culture may be taken in English with chair's approval. Students will fulfill the writing requirement in the German major by successfully completing WLG 208 , WLG 215 , and WLG 376 .

 

WORLD LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE WRITING IN THE MAJOR REQUIREMENT: Students majoring in French, German, and Spanish will demonstrate an advanced level of proficiency in writing ("Advanced Plus" on the ACTFL scale). World Languages and Literatures majors will develop the ability to write in the target language in a range of genres including writing for academic, social, and professional contexts in such forms as letters, reports, and research papers for purposes of description, narration, and analysis. WLL majors will demonstrate in writing the ability to perform a close reading of a literary or cultural text including explication of relevant rhetorical features, structural elements, and historical and cultural references. Through writing assignments students learn how to develop a thesis, provide textual evidence, present logical arguments, and employ appropriate theoretical lenses.

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