In DePaul’s German program, students will study German language, literature and culture. With more than 100 million speakers worldwide, German is also the most widely spoken first language in the European Union. Having the ability to communicate in German will provide students with career opportunities around the world.

As German majors, students will take courses in:

  • Cinema
  • Culture
  • History
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Poetry
  • Translation

Students are encouraged to participate in DePaul’s Study Abroad program in Bonn, Germany, in order to grow linguistically and expand their cultural understanding of German-speaking societies.

Chicago is a culturally diverse city, providing many opportunities to attend German lectures and festivals, dine out at German restaurants and watch German films.

Liberal Studies Requirements 84 hours
​Major Requirements 44 hours
​Open Electives 64 hours
​Total hours required 192 hours