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Studying German at Weber State

Weber State’s major in German promotes global awareness and intercultural understanding while helping you develop advanced language proficiency.

German Highlights

Weber State’s German program is almost entirely proficiency-driven, and you will have the chance to learn from professors with a variety of research interests and united by their extensive training in how to help you develop the reading, writing and speaking skills you need to excel in a German-speaking future.

Beyond the Classroom

In Weber State’s German program, you will have the opportunity to exercise your German skills in the German Club, during internships or on study abroad trips.

Richard Madsen

Class of 2018

“Getting a German major entails much more than simply becoming fluent in German. The secret of the program is its breadth and diversity. Upper-division German courses deal with subjects in the social sciences, as well as business and economics.”

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

Weber State’s German courses are designed to promote global awareness and intercultural understanding while helping you develop advanced proficiency in German.

Through courses in literature, culture, linguistics and language for professional purposes, you will be prepared to function effectively in a German-speaking environment. We also offer a commercial emphasis if you are pursuing a business career.

What You CAN DO After Weber

Weber State’s German major graduates have gone on to careers in international business, government, journalism, law enforcement, social work, translating and interpreting, and teaching, as well as to law school, medical school and other graduate programs.

 If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.

Faculty Perspective

There are so many funded opportunities to live and study in Germany both during and after a student's campus experience that studying German can really serve as a gateway to the world.

Kacy Peckenpaugh