Sep 23, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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About the Department

German Program Description  

Foreign Language Requirement

  1. Students who begin German as a new language will fulfill the foreign language requirement by taking 12 credits in the elementary/intermediate language sequence: GERMN 10100 -GERMN 10200  (or GERMN 10300 ), GERMN 20100 -GERMN 20200  (or GERMN 20300 ).
  2. Students who enter with one or more years of high school German must take all the credits they need so that they can pass GERMN 20200  (or GERMN 20300 ).
  3. Students who enter with four years of high school German will be exempted from the foreign language requirement (see the General Education Requirement  section of this catalog).


Students who have some knowledge of German should consult with one of the departmental advisers or the chair for placement in a class that is appropriate for them.

Programs and Courses

Programs and Courses in German  

Administration and Faculty

Department Office:

Elizabeth Zoiner
1405  West
(212) 772-4980
fax: (212) 772-5746
Web site:


Chair (acting)
Elke Nicolai
1406 West
(212) 772-4985


German Faculty  

HEGIS Code: 1103

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