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Why study German?

Learning another language fulfills the primary purpose of a university education: to prepare citizens to reason, analyse, problem-solve and communicate in a world of cultural differences.

Some occupations for which a second language is essential or useful are:

  • Interpreter
  • Guide
  • Translator
  • Travel Agent
  • Linguist
  • Flight Attendant
  • Singer
  • Ticket Agent
  • Music Teacher
  • Hotel Manager
  • Librarian
  • Tutor
  • Journalist
  • Teacher
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Researcher
  • Foreign Exchange Clerk
  • Anthropologist
  • Historian
  • Customs Inspector
  • Civil Servant
  • Immigration Inspector
  • Diplomat

German Studies can enhance many other areas of study either as a minor or double major with:

  • History
  • Business
  • Georgraphy
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Folklore
  • Anthropology
  • Classics
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • Russian
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • French
  • English
  • Theatre Studies
  • Math
  • Fine Art
  • Medieval Studies
  • Science
  • Music
  • Education
  • and others
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