German Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of Germany, the neighboring countries of Austria and Switzerland, the German minorities in neighboring European countries, and the historical areas of German influence across Europe and overseas. Is German Studies the right major for you?
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German Studies Major

What Courses Do German Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for German Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anthropology
  • Economics
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
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