German Studies Concentration

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

1. Linguistic Competence, including:

  1. Intermediate-level language proficiency in listening, reading, writing, and speaking German; and
  2. Metalinguistic awareness of language as a system and of the ways in which language organizes through process and information reflects culture.

2. Broad understanding of the cultures of German-speaking countries, including;

  1. The ability to intrepret political, religious, or cultural trends in one or more German-speaking countries, informed by a knowledge of history; and
  2. Advanced knowledge of aspects of the culture or language of one or more German-speaking countries.

May 2012