Students who choose to study German at UMKC will learn the German language and study German and Austrian literature, culture, and politics. The German faculty teach courses and do research in a variety of disciplines including language pedagogy and literary theory in addition to German theater, film, and music.  Courses in the German program are always innovative, inspiring, and interdisciplinary!

Bachelor of Arts: Languages and Literatures

Students who choose to major in Languages and Literatures with a German emphasis will take ten courses (30 credits) above the 200 level and six additional credits of breadth courses. More information on the specific major requirements and the degree requirements more generally can be found here.

Minor in German

Many students choose to minor in German along with their primary major. The minor consists of six courses (18 credits) beyond the 200 level, of which 12 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level. More information on the requirements for the German minor can be found here.

German Undergraduate Advisor

Contact Dr. Scott Baker for more information and major advising.