Click to enlarge the smiles of students taking German.
Click to enlarge the smiles of students taking German.

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages offers a wide range of courses in German language, literature, and culture. A list of these courses with links to their catalog descriptions and sections scheduled for upcoming semesters is given below. Courses in German can be used to fulfill the college Foreign language requirement for a BA, and the Mason Core (university general education) requirement in literature.

Germany's GDP is near the top of the charts, as is its export power. More than 120 million people worldwide call German their native tongue. People with German language skills are instant prospects for global employers.

 Take a few courses or earn a minor in German Studies. You will develop strong language skills, be able to interpret various authentic texts and media, understand and appreciate German culture, literature, and film as well as gain critical thinking skills.

Students of German are encouraged to explore the many study abroad opportunities offered by Mason Study Abroad.

Resources for Modern and Classical Languages Students