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B.A. in German

College of Arts & Humanities

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B.A. in German

Joseph Moser


Program Overview

At West Chester University the German language concentration is part of the Bachelor of Arts in Languages and Cultures. Our classes are innovative, featuring student-centered study of culture, history, literature and language, often using video, computer software, and internet-based activities. Coursework also provides opportunities for service-based learning and community outreach activities that promote real-world use of language skills. Many of our students choose to double major or to pursue a k-12 certification in addition to their language studies. Get Involved: German Club Alpha Mu Gamma National Foreign Language Honor Society


Program Highlights

Our department is vibrant community of engaged faculty and students. Our faculty members organize campus-wide events like International Festival and a Research Colloquium while our student clubs organize trivia, nights out, movies, and field trips. We offer a 4-week German-language immersion summer program in Vienna, Austria, every year during summer session I. Students may earn up to 6 transfer credits of GER credit towards their major in this program as well as complete the language immersion requirement for the major. Study abroad scholarships are available. A number of Language Department Scholarships are awarded each year to meritorious students in recognition of their achievements in the study of languages.


What can I do with this degree?

  • Teaching
  • International Business
  • International Diplomacy

German may also be combined as a double-major with any other major. The German language is the European Union’s largest language and used in some of Europe’s strongest economies: Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

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