German Studies, Master of Arts (M.A.)

Thesis option: 30 credits

Non-thesis option: 30 credits

The M.A. degree program offers both a thesis and non-thesis option. For the thesis option, the student must complete 24 credits of coursework, 6 credits of MA thesis research (GERS799), and the thesis with oral defense. The non-thesis option requires 24 credits of coursework, 6 credits of Colloquium in German Studies credits (GERS699), and a mini-thesis with oral presentation.

Course Title Credits
German courses at the 600-800 level18
Thesis or Non-Thesis Requirements12
Thesis:
Electives
GERS799
Pass an oral defense
Non-Thesis:
Electives
Colloquium in German Studies
Total Credits30
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All Teaching Assistants are required to take GERS618 for one credit. This course counts towards the total credits required.