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German Courses Offered

German language courses are not only for German majors. We welcome students who would like to learn German for personal reasons as well as students who may profit professionally from the ability to speak German. This may include students in engineering, kinesiology, the sciences, performing arts, international relations and other fields who may be interested in employment with companies and organizations from or in Germany, Austria or Switzerland. German is also important for students who are considering further studies in fields such as politics, philosophy, linguistics, theology and history.

Offered courses explore topics ranging from representations of war, the Holocaust in literature and film to post-Cold War cinema, German literature about Africa, sex and gender, journalism and literary criticism, contemporary German linguistics and transcultural studies.

A number of courses exploring German literature and history are offered in English. This allows students to learn more about these fields without having to read or speak German. Many of these courses can be counted towards degree requirements.