(College of Letters and Science)
Sven-Erik Rose, Ph.D., Chairperson of the Department
Department Office. German and Russian; 213 Sproul Hall; 530-752-1219; http://german.ucdavis.edu
The Major Program
The German major explores in depth the literature and language, the culture and commerce of the German-speaking world (primarily Germany, Austria
The Program. The department offers courses that highlight literary figures, movements
Career Alternatives. Completion of the major prepares students for graduate study in German or for career opportunities in international fields ranging from employment in business and government to careers in the fine arts and sciences. Also, it permits admission to professional schools such as law and medicine.
Honors and Honors Program. The honors program consists of
Graduate Study. The Department offers programs of study and research leading to the M.A. degree and to the Ph.D. degree in German Literature. Additional degree options for a designated emphasis are available through departmental affiliations with the programs in Social Theory and Comparative History, Critical Theory, Feminist Theory and Research, and Second Language Acquisition. Detailed information may be obtained by writing to the Department Chairperson or the Graduate Advisor.
Graduate Advisor. Chunjie Zhang
Prerequisite Credit. Credit normally will not be given on the lower-division level for a course that is the prerequisite of a course already successfully completed.
Major Advisor. Elisabeth Krimmer