German - GER

GER F101 Elementary German I (h)

5 Credits


Introduction to the German language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language, and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials. (5+0)

GER F102 Elementary German II (h)

5 Credits


Introduction to the German language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language, and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials. Prerequisites: GER F101 or equivalent. (5+0)

GER F201 Intermediate German I (h)

3 Credits


Continuation of GER F102. Increasing emphasis on reading ability and cultural material. Conducted in German. Prerequisites: GER F102 or equivalent. (3+0)

GER F202 Intermediate German II (h)

3 Credits


Continuation of GER F201. Increasing emphasis on reading ability and cultural material. Conducted in German. Prerequisites: GER F201 or equivalent. (3+0)

GER F301 W,O Advanced German (h)

3 Credits


Discussions and essays on more difficult subjects or texts. Translations, stylistic exercises and special grammatical problems. Conducted in German. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor; GER F202 or equivalent. (3+0)

GER F302 W,O Advanced German (h)

3 Credits


Discussions and essays on more difficult subjects or texts. Translations, stylistic exercises and special grammatical problems. Conducted in German. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X or permission of instructor; GER F301 or equivalent. (3+0)

GER F431 W Studies in the Culture of the German Speaking World (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

Study of the cultures of the German-speaking world. Students may repeat course for credit if topic varies. Note: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; GER F301 or equivalent; junior standing; or permission of instructor. (3+0)

GER F432 W Studies of German Literature (h)

3 Credits
Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Intensive study of authors, literary texts, movements, genres, themes and/or critical approaches. Student may repeat course for credit when topics vary. Note: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X; ENGL F211X or ENGL F213X; GER F302 or equivalent; junior standing; or permission of instructor. (3+0)