Studying the language, cultures and histories of German-speaking countries offers students opportunities to develop effective communication skills as well as intercultural competencies that will further their role as responsible global citizens. The German program complements language study with courses in German literature and film as well as contextual study of political and cultural histories.

Students collaborate closely with experienced faculty through small, interactive classes and take advantage of our many excellent study abroad programs to achieve their professional goals. There are multiple ways to tie coursework into key out-of-classroom experiences, including service learning, internships and extracurricular activities. With a major in language, literatures and cultures and concentration in German, students have access to a broad range of career opportunities such as in international business, non-profits, the sciences and government.

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Concentration in German

The concentration in German is available for the major or minor in Languages, Literatures & Cultures. To learn more about the degree requirements, please review the program of study in Bulletin

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