German Proficiency, Certificate

(Code 280-601)

The Department of Languages offers a certificate program in German Proficiency for students in any major or minor other than German who would like to add proficiency in German to their skill set. The program provides students with practical and professional language skills in German, thereby complementing majors in all other disciplines across the university and strengthening the prospects of students who intend to pursue careers or graduate study in the many areas in which proficiency in German is useful.

To complete the certificate, 13 credits beyond GERM 201 are required, including:
GERM 202Intermediate German II4
GERM 314Oral Proficiency3
GERM 315German for Professional Communication I3
GERM 358Introduction to Translation2
GERM 395Directed Studies (during which students prepare and present a translation in their major field of study)1
Total Credits13