The German minor is designed for those who want to study the German language and culture of German-speaking countries to meet the growing demand for specialists with language skills and intercultural expertise in the fields of commerce, technology, education, government, etc. Given the economic, cultural, and technological importance of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, the German language is of great significance in international relations. You can combine a minor in German with a major in almost any field to increase a competitive edge in the professional environment.

Minor German





The 18-23 credit German minor is intended for both heritage speakers and non-native speakers of German to provide proficiency in written and spoken German as well as broad understanding of Germanic culture, society, and history. An elective for the minor may be met through study abroad.






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Have more questions or want more information? The first step in adding this program to your course of study is to contact the minor advisors below. They'll help you work with your academic advisor and update you on current research opportunities.


Program Contacts

Audra Merfeld-Langston 
Chair, Professor
Brittain Hall 212

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