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Asiha Grigsby"I was initially drawn to the prestigious name of Rutgers, and ended up falling in love with the small, intimate Camden campus and the collaborative style of the international public service and development program," Says Asiha Grigsby, a recent graduate of the MPA program. Read more ...

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German Major Learning Goals

Upon completion of a German major, students should be able to:


  1.     Comprehend and produce a broad range of communicative structures in German, showing sufficient control and understanding of complex critical and analytical statements in the target language.


  1.     Demonstrate the critical thinking ability required to perform complex textual analysis using appropriate tools.


  1.     Recognize and understand literary, linguistic, and cultural texts and apply digital tools across different texts and contexts.


  1.     Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of German language, literatures, and cultures by locating, evaluating and contextualizing valid and reliable information.


  1.     Engage the German-speaking world with empathy and with understanding of the diversity of human experience across languages and cultures.