A major in German consists of 31 credits beginning at the 200 level including prior learning credits. In addition, majors must complete one course in literature and one in civilization/culture. Normally, majors must take at least 19 credits in German at Mount St. Mary's, of which a minimum of six credits must be taken during the senior year for those students who have a single major, and three credits for those with a double major. In addition students must take GERMN 498 - Senior Seminar in the fall of their senior year.
To earn a Bachelor of Arts in German, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.