Bachelor of Arts
Long the language of some of the world’s greatest minds—philosophers, scientists, authors—German has become the language of business throughout the European Union and is among the most commonly used language in the world today. Germany has the largest economy in the European Union (EU) and the fourth largest in the world. Many doors are opened by learning this language of commerce, business
Bilingual ability and cross-cultural understanding are valued assets in all fields. Employers large and small regularly seek out German-speaking employees. Double majoring or minoring in German and another discipline will make you particularly attractive to employers. For example, if you combine German with marketing or journalism you’ll be a preferred candidate for positions in, radio and television, advertising and public relations. Likewise, you’ll have nearly unlimited career opportunities by combining German with a major or minor in any science, business, education, geography, sociology, or political science.
Kutztown University offers a Bachelor of Arts and Minor in German Studies.
Communication and Culture
Students following the Communication and Culture track focus on German literature and linguistics. Courses include Applied Linguistics in German, German Composition & Conversation, German Culture & Civilization, German Short Story, German Film and German Drama among others.
Secondary Education B.S.
The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education/German program not only gives students a sound basis in the German
German Communication and Culture and Pennsylvania German Studies are
Student Learning Outcomes