Minor in Business German

The Business German minor is ideal for students interested in German business concepts, perhaps in preparation for an international business career. In addition to German language and culture classes, students take accounting or marketing classes from UWM’s Lubar College of Business.

Students wishing to declare the minor can obtain the necessary information from:

German Program Office
Curtin Hall, Room 896

College of Letters and Science Advising
Holton Hall, Room 142

To declare your minor in Business German and get all the information you need:

  1. Begin the process by filling out and submitting the Declaration of Minor Form »
  2. Print an unofficial transcript. To do so:
    1. Log in to PAWS
    2. Under the yellow Academics header, click in the drop down menu and select Transcript: View Unofficial, then click the yellow arrow button
    3. Select the Undergraduate Transcript and default Output Destination Type (email), then click the Submit Transcript Request button
    4. A PDF copy will be delivered to your UWM Email Address immediately
  3. Schedule a meeting with Professor May-Chu

Karolina May-Chu
Associate Professor of German
Curtin Hall, Room 894


The College of Letters and Science requires that students attain at least a 2.0 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.0 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work. Substitutions for some course requirements are possible and may include internships with firms doing business in German-speaking countries. Students also have the option of completing a Certificate in Business German offered by the Goethe Institut. For further information, consult the German Program Coordinator.

The business German minor consists of a minimum of 21 credits. At least 12 of these credits must be at the 300 level or above and taken in residence at UWM.

GERMAN 204German in Your Field and Beyond3
GERMAN 331German Grammar in Practice3
GERMAN 332Presentation and Composition3
Select one of the following3
Texts and Contexts
Introduction to German Studies
Select one of the following3
German for the Global World
German for Professional Purposes
GERMAN 489Internship in German, Upper Division3
Select one of the following:3-4
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Principles of Marketing
Total Credits21

For more detailed information about the German minor in business, consult the German Program in the UWM Undergraduate Catalog.

    German 4-Year Course Schedule