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.