Aug 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

German for Business Practices [Graduate Certificate]


The Graduate Certificate program in German for Business Practices is designed for candidates who want to acquire professional proficiency in the idiom of business German and sensitize themselves to German business culture. They will accomplish this through intensive practice in speaking and writing as well as through analysis of current cultural patterns in various business contexts.

Program Admission


  1. Candidates must have completed an undergraduate major or minor in German, with an overall grade point average of 2.75 and a grade point average of 3.0 in courses taken in German.
  2. Candidates must complete an oral proficiency interview in German with a rating of “advanced.” This is a 30-minute interview in German during which the candidate must demonstrate the ability to satisfy routine social situations and limited work requirements.
  3. Conditional admission may be granted to candidates evidencing deficiencies in German proficiency. Such candidates must successfully complete deficiency courses chosen in consultation with the German faculty.

Department Information


World Languages | Jeff Popko, Ph.D., Department Head | 219 Alexander, 734.487.0130, apopko@emich.edu

Advisor Information


Carla Damiano, Ph.D., 219 Alexander, 734.487.0130, cdamiano@emich.edu

Degree Requirements: 12 hours