German

What it's all about

The German department provides students with the tools needed to effectively communicate through both spoken and written word in German. By the end of the program, students should be fluent in German and familiar with the German culture and customs. Typically, students are encouraged to do at least one semester of study abroad.

You might take courses such as:

• German Conversation and Composition
• German Reading Development
• German Drama
• German Poetry
• Survey of German Literature: Early Writings

Graduates of this major go on to:

• attend graduate programs
• become teachers
• go into professional careers