GER: German Courses

College:Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities

Courses

GER 1120C   German I

4 sh (may not be repeated for credit)

For students with no knowledge of German or with fewer than two years of high school German. Lays a foundation for speaking, writing, and reading the language. One hour of lab work per week is required.

GER 1121C   German II

4 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: GER 1120C

For students with prior knowledge of German at the basic level and /or completion of GER 1120C. German II continues to introduce students to the German language and German-speaking cultures and further develops abilities in speaking, writing, and reading the language. One hour of lab work per week is required. This course is not available to native speakers. Pre-requisite is GER 1120C (minimum grade of C) or successful completion of a placement test.

GER 1905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

GER 2240   German Intermediate Composition and Conversation

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: GER 1121C

This is an intermediate foreign language course intended for students who have completed German I and II. Students will expand and perfect their ability to speak, read, write and understand German and learn more about German culture. Students explore life in the German-speaking countries through reading, discussing, and engaging with short narrative texts in various ways. The course emphasizes vocabulary building, includes a thorough review of German grammar, and the composition of short texts to develop writing skills. This course is not available for native speakers. GER 1121C (minimum grade of C) or successful completion of placement test is required.

GER 2241   German Intermediate Composition and Conversation II

3 sh (may not be repeated for credit)
Prerequisite: GER 2240

This course builds on the skills from GER 2240 (Intermediate German I), and will continue to explore life in the German-speaking countries through reading, discussing, and engaging with medium-long narrative texts in various ways. The course emphasizes the building of speaking and writing skills, will introduce students to intermediate to advanced German grammar topics, and will engage students in a group project.

GER 2905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

GER 3905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)

GER 4905   Directed Study

1-12 sh (may be repeated indefinitely for credit)