German Studies.


German Studies

GERMAN STUDIES majors master a language known for its intellectual and creative culture. The language itself is desired and often required for graduate level study in many fields, such as history, political science music or philosophy. Many of our students find that double-majoring in German opens doors for further education and employment. Available as a major or minor program of study.

Teutonic Power

The northern New Jersey region is the U.S. home to many German companies and even more U.S. companies who sell to the important German market. Knowledge of German is a huge plus in these firms.

Germany has emerged as the key player in the European economy and, therefore, the world economy. It is one of the world’s important business languages.

I enjoyed memorizing the classic Heinrich Heine poem entitled ‘Lamentationen.’ It juxtaposes happiness and unhappiness, noting that happiness is but a fleeting emotion, while unhappiness seems to linger longer. ”
Nicole Kuruszko C’13
on German Literature and Culture