General Education and Breadth Requirements

The German Department offers a variety of courses that require no knowledge of the German language. If you do not know the language and are interested in learning more about German literature and culture, history and philosophy, or social sciences and international issues, please choose from the classes listed below. (Please note that not all courses are offered each semester; check the Schedule of Classes for details).

Please search the Berkeley Academic Guide for German courses that fulfill breadth requirements.

Please consult our departmental course listings and the university’s Schedule of Classes or CalCentral for further information. Also check listings in Dutch and Yiddish for information about related breadth requirement courses.