Loading....

Germanic Studies

Compare

What is Germanic Studies?

As a Germanic Studies major, you’ll gain a solid foundation in German and Scandinavian languages. Through your coursework, you’ll delve into areas like:

• Language use in literature

• Contemporary culture

• Business

• Intellectual history

• Science

You will learn key skills to better understand cultures through the languages you are studying. You can choose from concentrations in:

• German Business and Commercial Studies

• German Culture and Literature

• German Linguistics

• Scandinavian Studies

The major also offers a Teacher Education option that prepares graduates to teach German.

Career Options

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Hospitality
  • Teaching
  • Tourism

Post-Graduation Success1

86% employed or continuing education

66% employed after graduation

15% attending graduate school

5% volunteering

$40,553 average starting annual income

Sample employer destinations: CA Ventures, Carle Foundation Hospital, Anheuser-Busch InBev

Sample grad school destinations: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Pennsylvania State University, Tribeca Flashpoint Academy

Academic Profile Middle 50% 2

25 - 31 ACT Score

1170 - 1440 SAT Score

3.20 - 3.74 High School GPA

Annual Program Costs

Illinois Resident

  • Tuition: $12,036
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,180
  • Total: $31,390

Non-Resident

  • Tuition: $29,178
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $48,872

International

  • Tuition: $31,552
  • Fees: $4,174
  • Expenses3: $15,520
  • Total: $51,246
Top