Academic Calendar 2022-2023

German Studies – General (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts


Subject:  Administered by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
Plan:  Consists of 30.00 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, with sufficient electives to total 90.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
GRMN 101Beginner's German I3.00
GRMN 102Beginner's German II3.00
B. Complete the following:
GRMN 201Intermediate German I3.00
GRMN 202Intermediate German II3.00
C. Complete 6.00 units from the following: 6.00
GRMN at the 300-level
2. Option
A. Complete 12.00 units from the following:12.00
Modern Architecture in Germany: A Social History
GRMN at the 300-level or above
Elective Courses60.00
Total Units90.00

3. Substitutions 

A. Subject to departmental approval, up to 6.00 units in another literature or in a cognate discipline addressing issues in German culture may be used in lieu of GMST_Subs.

4. Notes

A. See First-Year Languages Courses and Acceleration in the Departmental Information section of this Calendar for guidance in selecting first-year German courses.

B. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

German Studies Course List

The following list contains courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


German Studies Substitutions
FRST 290Paris: Through Literature, Painting, Cinema and Photography3.00
HIST 121The Intellectual Origins of the Contemporary West6.00
HIST 255Renaissance and Reformation Europe3.00
HIST 295The Holocaust3.00
IDIS 303Mathematics and Poetry3.00
INTS 321Urban Images: Race, Gender, Sexuality and the Imagined City3.00
LING 100Introduction to Linguistics6.00
LING 310Phonetics3.00
LING 320Phonology3.00
LING 330Morphology3.00
LING 340Syntax3.00
LLCU 110Linguistic Diversity and Identity3.00
LLCU 111Introduction to Cultures3.00
LLCU 200Semiotics: Interpreting the World3.00
LLCU 206Rebel Cities3.00
LLCU 322Conflict and Culture: Literature, Law, and Human Rights3.00
PHIL 256Existentialism3.00