Teach the next generation the history of the German language. Communicate with German business partners during a meeting. These are a few paths you can choose from when you join the award-winning German program at UWEC.
The German program offers a variety of majors and minors that will prepare you with skills to succeed in your future. View general information about German below. If you want more detailed course information, please refer to the catalog.
The languages department is a great department at UW-Eau Claire. The professors understand that language is a hard subject to conquer, so they use helpful tools to help you grasp the material. They are also passionate about what they teach and have a love for their language.
For advising guides, check out the Department of Languages Blugold Insider page. Just use your UWEC username and password to log in.
Learn the practical usage of the German language during your first two years. Then develop a cross-cultural understanding of the culture, literature, and more.
Liberal Arts Emphasis
Provides a general foundation of the German language and culture. Great to addition to any major.
Share your passion with others by becoming a German teacher. Courses in culture, composition, literature and more will prepare you with a practical usage of the language.
Consider adding this minor to any teaching major. The German teaching minor is restricted to students in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The following areas of concentration are available:
Early Adolescence/ Adolescence
Education Studies: Option B or C and leads to licensure to teach German in this area of concentration
Middle Childhood/Early Adolescence
Education Studies: Option A and leads to licensure to teach German in this area of concentration
Education Studies: Option C and leads to licensure to teach German in this area of concentration when combined with a major in another foreign language at the the early childhood through adolescent level.
Change your major
To change your major to German, please contact the languages department using the information below, and they will help you get going!