College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Modern Languages - German

Courses are offered in beginning German giving students the ability to acquire language skills through speaking, reading, understanding and writing as well as providing knowledge of diverse cultures.

Exchange Programs:
Students have the opportunity to develop intermediate and advanced German language skills through Study Abroad programs such as:

  • University of Munich - Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • University of Applied Sciences in Koblenz, Germany - Glass and Ceramics
  • Technical College of Trier - Business
  • University of Erlangen - Engineering

Why study German?

  • Throughout Europe, more people speak German as their native language than any other language.
  • Germany has the strongest economy in Europe.
  • Germany is one of the world's top exporters.
  • Knowing German gives you an edge in business opportunities as German companies account for 700,000 thousand US jobs, while US companies have created approximately the same number of jobs in Germany.
  • It is one of the preferred languages for graduate school in many fields including: History, Art History and Philosophy.
  • German figures prominently in the world's Engineering and Electronic Arts.
  • German and Modern English are both Germanic languages, which share many similarities in both vocabulary and structure.