48 months
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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A German - Teaching major at South Dakota State University consists of language, culture, literature and professional courses to prepare students for teaching careers in primary, middle or secondary schools or for further graduate study. Anyone who speaks German has much better prospects for a great career.  

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This German - Teaching major at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Like to learn about the German culture
  • Interested in global travel
  • Work well independently
  • Are a good listener and communicator
  • Are interested in teaching

Career Opportunities

  • Teacher
  • Foreign service officer
  • Museum coordinator
  • Tourism/travel
  • Proofreader/copywriter

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Reading and Writing for Communication 
  • German for Commerce 
  • German Culture and Language in Translation
  • Topics 
  • Internship 
  • Field Experience 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application Note: New and transferring international (F-1 visa) undergraduate students should be at least 17 years of age by the time they begin their studies at SDSU.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)

New undergraduate students should have the equivalent of a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale in the US

Transfer students who have completed 30 or more credits at another US college or university should have a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.   

  • Academic Records
  • English Language Proficiency
  • All new undergraduate students (not transfer students) are required to provide proof of their English language proficiency. Scores must be submitted within two years of taking the test. Students from certain countries and based on their educational background may not have to submit scores.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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