Learn the language and immerse yourself in the cultures of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein. Explore the economic powerhouse of Europe and its leaders in cutting-edge technology, renewable energy, medicine and sports. A minor in German equips you with valuable skills for an increasingly globalized world and will help you to achieve your goals.
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Minor: 20 credits
Participation in Study Abroad program
Here are some classes you could take as part of this minor. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.
GMN 1112 – Beginning German Language and Culture II
Introduces more complex linguistic features and continues the development of the oral, listening comprehension, reading and writing skills within culturally contrastive contexts. Prerequisite: C- or higher in GMN 1111, placement exam or consent of instructor.
GMN 2201 – Intermediate German I
Promotes the synthesis of the basic language skills through a grammar review, vocabulary building, the use of authentic texts, hands-on projects, films and native speakers to generate discussion and deepen cultural understanding. Prerequisite: Placement test or permission of instructor.
GMN 2202 – Intermediate German II
Continues the language skills and cultural understanding synthesis of the previous course, adding historical and literary texts to help develop the pragmatics of opinion formation and more complex discourse. Prerequisite: GMN 2201 or permission of instructor.
Consider a German minor as an invaluable asset for majors in:
Additionally as a path to scholarships and internships in:
With a special emphasis on sustainability throughout its curriculum and a study abroad course to Germany focused on sustainability issues, the German minor pairs especially well with a major in Sustainability Studies and the Environment.
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