German Studies

Upon graduation, a student will be able to:

Major-Specific Areas of Knowledge

Acquire the linguistic skills needed to read, write and converse in German. Understand the fundamentals of the culture, literature and history of the German-speaking world. Acquire the conceptual skills necessary to navigate through German culture.

Accessing Academic Community/Resources

Engage in German-language materials.


Convey understanding of German culture in both English and German. Analyze and synthesize orally and in writing.

Critical Thinking

Rely on good evidence and sound reasoning.

Research Experience

Engage in research with German-language materials.