- Bachelor of Arts in German
- Minor in German
- Certificate of Language Proficiency in German
Overview: What types of students are interested in studying German? Those wishing to become more knowledgeable about German culture. Studying German expands students' horizons and gives them new perspectives for viewing their own culture. Those who seek to become conversant in German. Knowledge of German enhances career opportunities in international business and other areas. Those interested in studying abroad in the German-speaking world. Those pursuing a degree in International Studies. Those who see German as a valuable tool for graduate study in history, political science, library science, and other areas. Those interested in teaching German.
Curriculum: The upper-division classes cover such topics as German history, literature, and culture from their very beginnings to the present, Berlin, German film or German Americana. The Language Learning Center offers an integrated language laboratory, a wide selection of German videos for personal viewing, software, and live and taped broadcasts of German news and other programs.
Faculty: Students studying German enjoy small classes and individual attention, as well as easy access to the two full-time faculty members in German for advising with regard to opportunities abroad, stipends and scholarships.
Careers: There are many career fields open to German majors. Graduates pursue government service, teaching at all levels, translation services, and a wide variety of business careers, particularly international business.
Students may continue their studies in graduate school or at various professional schools. Graduates have received financial awards for graduate study in German at such institutions as Indiana University, Ohio State University, University of Illinois, University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania, Newcastle University, and Washington University.
Internship Opportunities: Students may have the opportunity to use their German skills in summer business internships.