Declaring A Minor

Not yet a Modern Languages major or minor, but want to declare one? Email Ms. Hannah Hanshaw ( She will add the major or minor and ensure you make degree progress!

German Minor Checksheet

German Minor Checksheet

Why Study German?

  • Most widely spoken language in Europe
  • Second most commonly spoken language in the sciences and engineering.
  • A fifth of the world’s books are published in German, many with no English translations.  What are you missing?
  • The German economy is the fourth largest in the world.
  • German is a common language of business, finance, technology, and commerce.
  • English is a Germanic language (French and Spanish are Romance languages) which means the vocabulary and syntax will be more familiar to English speakers.

Outstanding Student in German 2019 Grayson Ruple with Drs. Lynn Burley and Horst Lange, Dean Williams