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German Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Decatur, TX, United States
The study of German Studies at Agnes Scott College encompasses more than speaking and understanding the German language. The program is widely focused, emphasizing composition, conversation, literature, German life and thought, history and music. 
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Overview

What You'll Learn

All courses offered by the German Studies program at Agnes Scott College focus on the development of students’ proficiency in understanding, speaking, and writing of German. Courses on German culture, history, and literature enable students to acquire critical literacies for studying, describing, and analyzing the discourses and productions of the German-speaking cultures in its varying social, political, and historical contexts. You'll learn:

  • Advanced and effective skills in writing, reading and speaking German
  • Understanding of cultural, historical, and socio-political topics as they relate to German-speaking countries
  • Knowledge of methods and approaches of current interdisciplinary research in German Studies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Elementary German I 
  • Elementary German II 
  • Introduction To German 
  • Cultural Studies 
  • Intermediate German I 
  • Intermediate German II.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • An application for admission, via the Common Application, which includes:
  • Agnes Scott Supplement
  • Teacher Evaluation Form (teacher invitation sent via Common App)
  • Secondary School Report and International School Supplement from counselor or school official (invitation sent via Common App)
  • Official High School Transcript in English
  • Application fee of US $30
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores, evaluative interview with Agnes Scott admission counselor, InitialView Interview, or Duolingo English Proficiency Test
  • Agnes Scott's SAT school code is 5002; ACT school code is 0780.
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Find details on our Admission Requirements page.
  • Agnes Scott's TOEFL school code is 5002.
  • International Student Certification of Finances (PDF)
  • Copy of Passport Biographical Page or National ID Card
  • Midyear Report (submit as soon as available)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Decatur

  • 1072 - 1990 USD/month
    Living Costs

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