Expand your career options in any field by learning German to meet the increasing demand for bilingual employees.
Foreign Languages, German Concentration, B.A.
The German concentration in the Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages is offered through the College of Liberal Arts at MTSU.
The ability to speak and understand another language or languages opens countless doors and expands one's view of the world. Each of our concentrations offers multiple opportunities for immersive study abroad. German: The language of business across the European Union, German is on the same branch of the linguistic family tree as English, making German easier to learn in some respects. Long the language of some of the world's greatest minds — philosophers, scientists, authors — German has become the language of business throughout the European Union. Even better, since it exists on the same branch of the linguistic family tree as English, German shares many words with its cousin, making the Teutonic tongue easier to learn than most. Many doors are opened by learning this important language. A major in Foreign Languages with a German concentration consists of 39 semester hours (excluding 1010) and must include at least 20 hours of upper-division work. Before beginning the junior year, the student should file a degree plan with his or her advisor.
A degree in Foreign Languages with a concentration in German will boost your career path for a wide range of careers in the business world, engineering, diplomacy, and in the non-profit sector. Your world languages proficiency and your intercultural experience are critical job skills that make you stand out on the job market in our globally interconnected world.
Teaching Licensure in French, German and Spanish
Teaching Licensure in a foreign language requires:
- the equivalent of a major in that language (Spanish, French, German)
- FL4500 Introduction to Teaching a Foreign Language
- a minor in Education
The Education courses are outlined on the Education website.
For information about a Master's Degree in Foreign language teaching: Master's of Arts in Teaching
For information about preparing for the Praxis World Language Exam, contact your language teacher, or click on the link below for your language:
- General information about Praxis
- French and Francophone Studies
Find the German Studies Requirements HERE
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