The German degree is the exploration of the language, literature and culture of German-speaking countries (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland). Many great thinkers and artists—e.g. Einstein, Freud, and Beethoven—came from these regions, and almost every discipline in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences has a strong German tradition. In addition, Germany plays a crucial role in the European Union, on the world political stage, and in economic dealings with the United States and around the world. The BA in German offers you the possibility of participating in this vibrant cultural tradition first hand. MU German students have successfully pursued careers in business, engineering, finance, law, journalism, government service, teaching, medicine, and the sciences, as well as in art, literature, philosophy, music, and film.