GER-1010 Beginning German I

4 Credits

Introduction to German through multiple approaches with emphasis on speaking and understanding. Practice in conversational German and aural comprehension of topics of daily interest. Some practice in writing basic sentences and small simple paragraphs on relevant topics and reading short paragraphs.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): None.

GER-1020 Beginning German II

4 Credits

Development of proficiency in speaking, understanding, reading, and writing. Emphasis on strengthening conversational skills through discussions of selected readings and cultural topics.

Lecture: 3 hours. Laboratory: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): GER-1010 Beginning German I, or one year of high school German, or departmental approval.

GER-1820 Independent Study/Research in German

1-3 Credits

Directed individual study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

GER-182H Honors Independent Study in German

1-3 Credits

Honors-Level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honros Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.

GER-2010 Intermediate German I

3 Credits

Discussion of topics of everyday life, colloquialisms, vocabulary augmentation, and improvement of speech patterns. Grammar review. Practice in writing compositions. Introduction to German civilization and literature.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): GER-1020 Beginning German II, or two years of high school German, or departmental approval.

GER-2020 Intermediate German II

3 Credits

Intensive exercises in written and oral expression. Additional grammar review and vocabulary building. Further exploration of German literature.

Lecture: 3 hours

Prerequisite(s): GER-2010 Intermediate German I, or three years of high school German, or departmental approval.

GER-2820 Advanced Independent Study/Research in German

1-3 Credits

Directed individual advanced study. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval, and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II, or appropriate score on English Placement Test.

GER-282H Honors Advanced Independent Study/Research in German

1-3 Credits

Advanced Honors-level directed individual study. Must meet criteria set forth in the Honors Course Checklist used to approve regular honors courses. Study/research title and specific content arranged between instructor and student. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits of different topics.

Lecture: 1-3 hours

Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval and instructor approval, and ENG-0990 Language Fundamentals II or appropriate score on English Placement Test, and must have earned an A or B in at least 3 honors courses.