What will I learn?

The BALAS in Germanic Studies serves to develop competence in German or Scandinavian languages and cultures. Students will gain familiarity with the structure of the language and its use in the context of business, contemporary culture, intellectual history, literature, and science. Students must select one concentration in consultation with an adviser:

Germanic Studies Concentration
German Business & Commercial Studies Concentration
Scandinavian Studies Concentration
German Linguistics Concentration

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
$30,594.00 (22,71,158) per year
Start date

Expected August, December 2021

Venue

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2090 Lincoln Hall,

702 South Wright Street,

URBANA,

Illinois,

61801, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should complete their high school courses strong grades in these courses. English: 4 years required; Math: 3 or 3.5 years required, 4 years recommended; Social sciences: 2 years required, 4 years recommended; Lab sciences: 2 years required, 4 years recommended; Language other than English: 2 years required, 4 years recommended; Flexible academic units: 2 years required, 4+ years recommended. English language Requirements: International undergraduate students whose total TOEFL scores are 102 (TOEFL iBT) or below (*total IELTS score of 7.0 or below) are required to take the EPT. To be exempt from EPT, students must score either on TOEFL iBT: total 103 or above, and 25 or above on both speaking & writing; or on IELTS: 7.5 or above total, and 7 or above on both speaking and writing.

For international students

Students should complete their high school courses and grades

GPA: 3.50-3.93

TOEFL scores are 103-111

Along with the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Testing System (IELTS) can also be used to show English proficiency. The typical scores for admission are a total of 7.5 to 8, with a score of at least 6 on all 4 modules.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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