Fu Jen Catholic University
Department of German Language and Culture
Chapter 1: General Provisions
These regulations were formulated in accordance with Article 40 of Fu Jen Catholic University Academic Policies.
Chapter 2: Undergraduate Program
Requirements for courses, credits, and the proficiency tests are listed below:
(1) University requirements: Academic Advising (0 credits, 8 semesters), Military Training Courses (0 credits, 2 semesters)
(2) Holistic Education Fundamental Courses: 8 credits
(3) Holistic Education Core Abilities Courses: 12 credits
(4) Holistic Education General Education Courses: 12 credits
(5) Required English courses of the College of Foreign Languages: 4 credits
(6) Required courses: 66 credits
(7) Elective courses: minimum of 22 credits
(8) A total of 128 credits are required for graduation. This number includes credits from the following areas: University requirements, the Holistic Education Curriculum (Fundamental Courses, Core Abilities Courses, General Education Courses), courses required by the college, courses required by the Department, and elective courses.
(9) Proficiency tests: students must pass a proficiency test in information literacy. Test methods and standards will be handled in accordance with Fu Jen Catholic University Regulations Governing Tests for Fundamental Skills
第三條 學生(含雙主修學生)須於畢業前通過等同CEFR(Common European Framework of Reference for Languages，歐洲語言共同參考架構)B1級(含)以上之德語檢定考試，始得畢業。
(一) Zertifikat Deutsch B1 (含)以上。
(二) TestDaF TDN3(含)以上。
Students (including double majors) must pass a German proficiency test, earning a grade equivalent to a B1 on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) in order to graduate.
(1) Zertifikat Deutsch: B1 or above
(2) TestDaF: TDN3 or above
(3) DSH: level 2 or above
(4) A combined score of 180 points between listening, reading, vocabulary and usage (fill in the blanks), and a level of S-2 or above on the oral portion of the German Foreign Language Proficiency Test (FLPT) administered by The Language Training & Testing Center (LTTC).
Students who do not pass the German proficiency test may take makeup courses if it is approved by the Faculty Council of the Department. Students who earn a passing grade in the makeup courses will be considered as satisfying the requirements for German proficiency. Credits earned from the makeup courses do not count towards required credits for graduation.
Students taking a double major must earn all required credits and pass the German proficiency test of the Department in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.
In accordance with Regulations Governing Course Exemptions at the Department of German Language and Culture, freshmen, transfer students, and exchange studentsmay apply for course exemptions within the first week of the first semester of the academic year in which they enroll if they can provide certification that they have passed a recognized German proficiency test. An application may only be made once. The Faculty Council will appoint a committee to review and approve applications for individual course exemptions during the second week of the semester. The instructor of the course for which the student is applying for exemption will serve as an ex-officio committee member. The decision of the committee must be in written form and is valid only after the approval of the Faculty Council. The student must take other courses offered by the Department to make up for that course.
Chapter 3: Master’s Program
Course and credit requirements are as follows:
(1) Electives: 30 credits. Students may earn up to 4 credits from another master’s or doctoral program at the University. At least 2 credits must be earned from each module of the graduate program. Students must earn at least 4 credits from the module related to their thesis topic.
(2) A total of 31 credits are required for graduation: the 30 credits above and 1 credit for the thesis.
Chapter 4: Supplementary Provisions
Any matters not covered in these regulations will be handled in accordance with Fu Jen Catholic University Academic Policies and related regulations.
These Regulations will be promulgated and implemented after the approval of the Departmental Affairs Council, College Affairs Council, and the Academic Affairs Council. The same procedure will be followed for each amendment.