Why Study German?

The study of global languages focuses on learning about language, linguistics, literature, and culture. The ability to speak German fluently can be an asset in today’s global economy and make individuals competitive in a saturated job market. Employment opportunities exist in many career fields and graduates with a background in German give themselves a competitive edge when entering the job market. Graduates in German pursue careers in business, education, government, and the nonprofit sector, and some pursue advanced degrees.  Also, a minor in German is an excellent complement to a number of majors.  Students pursuing careers in law, business administration, criminal justice and health sciences should consider a minor in language as a way to increase their marketable skills.

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