At least 33 units of graduate coursework over four semesters, including:
- GER 508 “Approaches to German Studies” (in first semester if offered)
- GER 579 “Issues and Methods in Post-Secondary Foreign Language Teaching and Learning” (in first semester if teaching. If not teaching, 579 is optional).
Students may take 3 of these 33 credits either as a thesis, or as a graduate seminar outside the Department in a German Studies-related field.