German

B.A. in LLC with a concentration in German Studies

The German Studies Major, depending on the student’s interest and other abilities, may lead into various careers such as teaching, government service and international trade. The specialized study of German aims to improve language skills and to convey an understanding of German culture, through the study of literature, film, and works of German thought.

Minor in German

The German program provides a variety of courses for students interested in German language, literature, culture, history, philosophy, music, and art. For those who wish to study abroad, the department cosponsors academic programs in Germany and Austria.

Minor in German – Online!

The German program provides a variety of online courses for students interested in German language, literature, culture, history, philosophy, music, and art. For those who wish to study abroad, the department cosponsors academic programs in Germany and Austria.

On-Campus Immersion

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German Kaffeestunde

Stir up some coffee or tea, grab a snack, and join us to chat about German/Austrian Culture and the German Language in a relaxed and fun environment!

Wann: Wednesdays at 4pm-5pm
Wo: EUC (outside in front if weather permits; rain location is a table in Food Court)
Wer: German Speakers of all levels

For more information or to request disability accommodations, contact Dr. Faye Stewart (afstewart@uncg.edu)

Join other LLC Students in a variety of on-campus activities:

Undergraduate Research

The German Program at UNCG is committed to the integration of research, teaching, and learning within the tradition of a humanistic liberal arts education.

If you are interested in learning more or have a research project in mind, please speak with your German professor or contact the German Studies program advisor, Dr. Faye Stewart (afstewart@uncg.edu)!

Sample Course Offerings

Ger 306: Green Politics & Culture

Increase language proficiency through discussion of ecological initiatives and climate activism in German-speaking societies.

Ger 311: Black lives Matter in German Conversation

Topics include the renaming of streets, media coverage, Afrofuturism, and initiatives to create inclusive public funding mechanisms for the arts.

Ger 405: Knowledge & Power in the Age of Goethe

Investigate questions of knowledge and power through the lens of German literature from the Age of Goeth.

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