• Department of German

    Studies in German

    Hardin-Simmons University’s Department of Foreign Languages acknowledges that cultural exploration and the study of film and literature are primordial for language acquisition. Furthermore, the department’s curriculum exerts a culture-based communicative approach that fosters the acquiring of a second language through an array of activities that promote language acquisition and cultural competency.


    Opportunities and Resources

    • A great selection of books and movies in German
    • The Haggerton Language Laboratory-Multimedia Language Facility
    • Personalized tutoring services
    • Study Abroad: HSU offers students a semester abroad opportunity at Salzburg College, Salzburg, Austria. This very economical program is unique because it also includes a week long field trip through Germany and a five day trip to Vienna. Students have a two-week break to travel on their own and explore Europe. Students participating in this program live in Austrian homes that are carefully selected to provide a secure family environment.
    • Scholarships: International Studies
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