The German Department offers a special program for a major in German with coursework in Business. The Business component provides five different concentrations: Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, or International Business. Detailed descriptions can be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin. All students choosing a Business minor or a German major with Business Coursework are strongly encouraged to take Business German and Business Culture. (Students enrolled in this program may take no more than 25% of their total coursework from the designated offerings in the McDonough School of Business.)
For German majors this certificate program combines language study with seven courses selected from the following: two semesters of regional history, one semester of government, one semester of economics; one elective relating to cultural perspectives of the German-speaking region; one elective pertaining to international behavior of the German area, and a senior level colloquium which includes completion of a major research paper under the guidance of European Studies faculty. More information can be found through the BMW Center for German and European Studies.