Degree Description

Offered as a major and minor

Related Academic Programs
French, Spanish, English, world languages education certification

German degree

The Brothers Grimm may be some of Germany’s most famous writers, but studying Germanic languages and culture is anything but. With a Bachelor of Arts degree in German, students will become fluent conversationalists, learn to read and write in German, and familiarize themselves with German business and culture. Studying abroad in Austria will give students the opportunity to master the nuances of communicating with the native speakers, all while watching the hills come alive with the… Well, you get the picture.

Outside of German Class

Outside of Class

Apply for Alpha Mu Gamma, a National Collegiate Foreign Language Honor Society that celebrates academic excellence. Alternatively, the German Club focuses its efforts on exploring German culture with trips to the opera, German restaurants, and the German/Austrian Embassies.

Resources for getting a job using your German major

Career Crossing

The Career Center is a terrific resource as you consider life after college. Stop by to learn about resume and internship workshops, career fairs, and opportunities to meet employers.

Mount graduates with German degrees

After You Graduate

Stay fluent with a career in:
  • international business
  • education
  • diplomacy
  • healthcare
  • military service
  • medicine
Go to work with:
  • government agencies
  • Department of State
  • embassies
  • Adidas
  • BMW
  • Volkswagen
  • Deutsche Bank