Courses

German Language Courses (GER)

GER-201   German Language and Culture III3 credits

Prerequisites: GER-122 or equivalent proficiency level demonstrated by placement test results.

Using civilization, contemporary society and the cultural heritage for context, this course focuses on increasing fluency at the intermediate level while providing additional training in grammar.

GER-202   German Language and Culture IV3 credits

Prerequisites: GER-201 or equivalent proficiency level demonstrated by placement test results.

Using civilization, contemporary society, and the cultural heritage for context, this course focuses on increasing fluency at the intermediate level while providing additional training in grammar.

GER-299   Intermediate Readings in German1 - 3 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

Special topics for intermediate students who want to improve their reading skills working in German, French, Spanish, or English as a Second Language. Students read fiction and non-fiction works. May be repeated for credit.

GER-301   German Composition, Language and Culture3 credits

Prerequisites: GER-202 or equivalent proficiency level demonstrated by placement test results.

This course develops essential writing skills through various written assignments, including academic essays, as well as a systematic grammar review. Topics may vary but will focus on cultural production from the German-speaking world.

GER-302   German Conversation, Language and Culture3 credits

Prerequisites: GER-202 or equivalent proficiency level demonstrated by placement test results.

This course develops oral communication through class discussions and presentations, as well as a systematic grammar review. Topics may vary but will focus on cultural production from the German-speaking world.