Twenty-six credits, which must include:
- At least one upper-level course in civilization or literature.
- Successful completion of WLC 101.
- Study in a German-speaking country is highly recommended.
- Language Proficiency must be demonstrated by taking an approved external proficiency exam. Majors are expected to have a passing grade of Goethe-Zertifikat B1 or its equivalent or Intermediate-High proficiency level as averaged across the four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).