German, Russian & Classical Studies

Requirements

German

MINOR: Five courses (20 units) numbered German 202 and above. Three of the five courses must be completed as Occidental courses.

GROUP LANGUAGE MAJOR: Students may combine German with another language (Chinese, French, Japanese, Russian, Spanish) or with Linguistics into a Group Language major by taking at least five courses (20 units) numbered 202 and above in German (two of which can be taken, upon faculty approval, in related areas such as history, art history, politics, language learning/linguistics), and five courses (20 units) in the other language. Students planning a Group Language major are encouraged to participate in Occidental's programs sbroad as part of their plan of study. Interested students should consult with faculty in both languages before entering the group program.

WRITING REQUIREMENT AND COMPREHENSIVE REQUIREMENT: The specifics of the writing requirement and the comprehensive requirement will be determined by the advisors of the student's two languages at the time the student declares the Group Language major. See the Writing Program for more information about the College's writing requirement.

Russian

MINOR: Five courses (20 units) numbered Russian 202 and above. Three of the five courses must be completed as Occidental courses.

GROUP LANGUAGE MAJOR: Students may combine Russian with another language (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish) or with Linguistics into a Group Language major by taking at least five courses (20 units) numbered 202 and above in Russian (two of which can be in related areas such as history, art history, politics, language learning/linguistics), and five courses (20 units) in the other language. Students planning a Group Language major are encouraged to participate in Occidental's programs abroad as part of their plan of study. Interested students should consult with faculty in both languages before entering the group program.

Classical Studies

Please see the Classical Studies area of the catalog for information on minoring in Classical Studies. Classics minor

  • Contact: J├╝rgen Pelzer, Department Chair: pelzer@oxy.edu or (323) 259-2837
  • Contact: Jacquelyn Moon, Department Services Coordinator: jacquely@oxy.edu, or (323) 259-1306