Minor in German


The German Minor will no longer be offered after Spring 2024 quarter. If you are interested in this minor, please contact Dr. Florian Preisig – fpreisig@ewu.edu

The German language is spoken in many Western and Central European countries and has quickly replaced Russian as the common language of international communication in Eastern Europe. A substantial number of the world’s printed works are in the German language, and German is in second place in the field of scientific publications. Knowledge of German is essential in various academic disciplines such as Literature, History, Music, Philosophy, and Science.

Curriculum & Requirements

Why Study German at Eastern?

We are committed to excellence and student success.

Study Abroad

Travel to Germany to study during the summer or as an exchange student.

Improve Your Research

Many of the world's printed works and scientific publications are in German.

Build Your Resumé

Having a second language on your resumé increases your hiring potential.

Careers for German Minors

Earning a minor in German from Eastern Washington University leads to many career opportunities:

Diplomatic Service

International Law

Public Affairs Consultant

Study Abroad Office

Volunteer Coordinator

What You'll Learn

The following information comes from the official EWU catalog, which outlines all degree requirements and serves as the guide to earning a degree. Courses are designed to provide a well-rounded and versatile degree, covering a wide range of subject areas.

German Minor

Grade Requirements: the minimum cumulative GPA for this program is ≥2.7.

Required Courses
Electives-select course above GERM 300.2
Total Credits17

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