Honors in German is open to exceptional students who are members of the University Honors Program, which requires students to maintain a cumulative University of Iowa g.p.a. of at least 3.33 (contact the University Honors Program for more information). To participate in honors in German, students must have completed three years of college-level German, or the equivalent, with a g.p.a. of at least 3.50 in upper-division German courses.
Participating students register for the following courses.
GRMN:4990 (013:190) Honors Program in German 3 s.h.
GRMN:4991 (013:191) Honors Research and Thesis 3 s.h.
Honors students are expected to engage in readings and discussions in German literature and culture and to write essays in German and English. Students meet with their faculty director of studies on a regular basis.
The program concludes with presentation of an honors thesis to a faculty committee of at least three members.