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The College of St. Scholastica

The German minor provides insights into modern German-speaking societies, their culture and history. Gain access to a world of inspiring opportunities in political science and history, STEM fields, sustainability, business, music and the arts by including a German minor in your studies at St. Scholastica.

Modern Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein are diverse and technologically advanced. German-speaking societies are continuously implementing changes to make their communities more environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive. Immerse yourself in German as you listen to contemporary songs, film and poetry, examine the historical legacy, and explore STEM topics. Your coursework will help you gain new skills in comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, emphasizing active use of German within the context of daily life.

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Benedictine Scholarship

All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.

Financial Aid

100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of financial aid. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.

Degree Details


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St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.


Visit our Catalog to view the program and course requirements. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

Career Outlook

Consider a German minor as an invaluable asset for majors in:

Additionally as a path to scholarships and internships in:

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics

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.

Meet Our Faculty

Experienced, Dedicated and Distinguished Educators

Expect to be heard, to be challenged and to be involved. St. Scholastica faculty are world-class scholars and experts in their field who invest in your success. Our values of community, respect, stewardship, hospitality and love of learning reflect our faculty’s commitment to lifting up others and celebrating our common humanity.