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German Minor

About the German Minor

The German minor will increase your understanding of and skill in the German language. This minor must be combined with a major (in any field) in order to graduate with your bachelor’s degree and be fully prepared for your chosen career path.

Program Highlights

  • Minor requires 17 semester hours of coursework.
  • Optional study abroad opportunity in Germany.
  • Coursework may be complemented by participating in student organizations: German Club and the student-led Englisch Verboten, which hold weekly meetings to practice conversational German and take part in regular cultural events.

Consider These Majors

Students pursuing a German minor may consider these majors:

  • English
  • Global Business
  • International Studies
  • Intercultural Studies – Missiology
  • Linguistics

Program Curriculum

Sample courses:
  • Elementary German II
  • Survey of German Literature
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Department of English, Literature, and Modern Languages