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The College of St. Scholastica

The German minor at St. Scholastica provides insights into modern German-speaking societies, such as Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. These societies are diverse, technologically advanced and are continuously implementing changes to make their communities more environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive.

Immerse yourself in German culture as you listen to contemporary songs, films and poetry, examine the historical legacy, and explore STEM topics. Through this program, you’ll gain access to a world of inspiring opportunities in political science and history, STEM fields, sustainability, business, music and the arts. Your coursework will help you gain new skills in comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, while emphasizing the 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 scholarships. 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

The German minor pairs well with many majors, especially with a major in Global Sustainability and Justice Studies since the minor has an emphasis on sustainability throughout its curriculum as well as a sustainability-focused study abroad course in Germany.

That is only one example of the many majors that the minor complements. The minor is also an incredible asset as a companion to many other majors and a path to scholarships and internships.

Majors where German can be an invaluable asset:

A path to scholarships and internships in:

Meet Our Faculty

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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.