Academic Programs - Undergraduate

German

German is one of the most important languages in the world. Choosing to study German at Acadia will open doors to job opportunities worldwide and to the rich and historic German culture.

A language of international opportunity

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The German program offers you a strong foundation in the German language, its literature and cultural practices. Starting with the basics of the German language, you will learn and become a proficient German speaker.

Studying a language at Acadia will help you develop valuable communication skills. The German program is offered as a major, part of a double major, and as a minor for other programs.

Acadia’s small class sizes offer you a personalized education. During your German studies at Acadia, you will interact closely with your classmates and professors. As a German major in year three, you will have the opportunity to study abroad at the University of Freiburg. By the time you graduate, you will be able to function fully in a German environment.

First Year at a Glance

First semester

  • GERM 1013
    Introduction to German 1
  • ENGL 1413
    Writing & Reading Critically 1
  • HUMANITIES xx13
    Introductory humanities course
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE xx13
    Introductory social science course
    SCIENCE xx13
    Introductory science course

Second semester

  • GERM 1023
    Introduction to German 2
  • ENGL 1423
    Writing & Reading Critically 2
  • HUMANITIES xx23
    Introductory humanities course
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE xx23
    Introductory social science course
  • SCIENCE xx23
    Introductory science course

Future Careers

  • Arts and culture
  • Diplomacy
  • Health
  • International business
  • International relations
  • Interpretation
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Social work
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Translation
 

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