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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

GER 1100 | GER 1101 | GER 1102 | GER 1103 | GER 2100 | GER 2101 | GER 2102 | GER 2103 | GER 3100 | GER 3206 | GER 3260 | GER 4470 | GER 4900 | GER 4920 | GER 4930 | GER 4940 | VIEW ALL
GER 1100: Elementary German (1-5) Offerings
European Quarter. Designed for students who have never studied German, this course will focus on vocabulary and structures needed for basic communication.
GER 1101: Elementary German I (5) Offerings
Builds proficiency in the four basic skills: understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in the German language. Investigates German culture and its relationship to the language.
Attributes:Foreign Language Comp
GER 1102: Elementary German II (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: GER 1101 or permission of instructor. Builds proficiency in the four basic skills: understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in the German language. Investigates German culture and its relationship to the language.
Attributes:Foreign Language Comp
GER 1103: Elementary German III (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: GER 1102 or permission of instructor. Builds proficiency in the four basic skills: understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in the German language. Investigates German culture and its relationship to the language.
Attributes:Foreign Language Comp
GER 2100: Intermediate German (1-5) Offerings
European Quarter. Designed for students having studied some German, this course continues the study of vocabulary and structures needed for basic communication.
GER 2101: Intermediate German I (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: GER 1103 or equivalent (i.e., three years of German in high school). Investigates the practical aspects of German for everyday use. Includes review of German language structure supporting the readings.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities B
GER 2102: Intermediate German II (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: GER 1103 or equivalent (i.e., three years of German in high school). Investigates the practical applications of German for professional use. Includes review of German language structure supporting the readings. Not taught every year.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities B
GER 2103: Intermediate German III (5) Offerings
Prerequisite: GER 1103 or equivalent (i.e., three years of German in high school). Focuses on the linguistic and cultural knowledge necessary for conducting business in German-speaking environments. Includes review of German language structure supporting the readings. Not taught every year.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities B
GER 3100: Advanced German (1-2) Offerings
European Quarter. May be repeated for credit up to 2 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
GER 3206: Topics in German Lang & Lit (3-5) Offerings
Considers themes in German language and literature illustrated in works chosen from different genres and periods. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Arts and Humanities B, Upper-Division
GER 3260: German Culture (3,5) Offerings
Explores painting, sculpture, architecture, music, theater, and film in Germany with the intention of bringing out the interaction of these arts with each other, history, and language. Taught in English but students specializing in the German program or working on a German minor will do some reading and writing assignments in German. Sessions for speaking in German will also be scheduled. Not taught every year. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Upper-Division
GER 4470: Special Studies in German (5) Offerings
Focuses on different topics relating to the language and culture of Germany. Taught in English but students specializing in the German program or working on a German minor will do some reading and writing assignments in German. Sessions for speaking in German will also be scheduled. Not taught every year. May be repeated for credit 1 time.
Attributes:Upper-Division
GER 4900: Independent Study (1-5) Offerings
Student works independently with a faculty member on a mutually agreed upon topic. May be repeated for credit up to 15 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
GER 4920: Independent Readings (1-5) Offerings
Independent Readings May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
GER 4930: German Tutorial Practicum (1-6) Offerings
For advanced students who wish to assist as discussion leaders and readers in 1000-level German classes. May be repeated for credit up to 6 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division
GER 4940: Coop Ed:German Internship (1-10) Offerings
Applies the skills needed to communicate in German in varied employment settings. Students may suggest their own internships in consultation with the faculty supervisor as long as use of the target language is part of the employment situation and other internship criteria are met. May be repeated for credit up to 10 credits.
Attributes:Upper-Division



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