German Advising Information

  • Prospective students should take the placement test as soon as possible to be placed into the correct level of study.
  • Students who have not had German in the last two years should opt for GER 101.
  • Students need to either take or test out of GER 101, GER 102, GER 201, and GER 202 before enrolling in any of the upper level courses.
  • German Majors may wish to consider a double major or a minor in fields such as History, Music, Philosophy, or Business in order to increase their marketability in the job market.
  • German Students:
  • German Education Majors:
  • German for International Business Majors:
  • All students completing a German Major must complete an approved program of residence in a German-speaking country lasting a minimum of 8 weeks.
  • It is recommended that the foreign study experience occur during either the junior or senior year, as this will greatly improve the student's German.
  • An internship in the student's target field is highly recommended in order to gain valuable work experience.