Bachelor of Arts (BA)
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What you will learn in this program
German scholars ask questions such as: How did the Germanic languages develop? Why is Karl Marx’s work still so influential? How does the legacy of World War II continue to impact Germans?
Studying German will provide you with a multidisciplinary examination of German language, literature, culture, art and history. This program will allow you to improve your German language skills while also examining German politics, history, literature and culture. During the course of your studies, you'll gain creative thinking skills, research and analytical capabilities, intercultural awareness, and the ability to fluently communicate in German.
As a graduate of the German program you'll be prepared for career opportunities in areas such as the civil service, the non-profit sector, and the business world. A degree in German can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or education.
Courses you'll take:
German II, German Studies Research Methods, Structure of German, Topics in Film, German I
Admission requirements and information
Arts and Science Honours Academy (ASHA) - A six-course interdisciplinary program with a second language aspect and travel components.
Co-operative work placement - Gain valuable full-time paid work experience that alternates with your academic studies.
Honours Degree - In-depth study of a specific topic completed under the supervision of a faculty member.
Study abroad opportunities - Cultural and academic experiences at destinations around the world.
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