German Studies

Program Type: Minor
Program Level: Undergraduate
Department: Minors

The Minor in German Studies prepares students for careers working with multinational companies, organizations, schools and communities in the Upstate and throughout the German-speaking world, including Europe, Africa and North and South America. The minor in German Studies will require a minimum of 18 hours, with 12 hours of upper division courses: 6 credit hours from GERM U202 and GERM U210; 12 credit hours from 300 level German courses. 

College graduates with languages skills earn an average of 2-3% more than their monolingual classmates.

Pair a German Studies minor with a major in business, criminal justice, communications or STEM fields in order to expand your career readiness and job opportunities in the future. 

For more information, visit the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.