German

Undergraduate Bulletin
Document Number 4.05.08(c)

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[1] Courses in German (GERM)

1111, 1211 BASIC GERMAN COMMUNICATION Oral practice in basic German communication for social and travel situations. Laboratory or classroom setting. Use of videos, CAL programs, and authentic materials to model real-life language situations. On demand.

1310 ELEMENTARY GERMAN I Beginning study of German. Basic comprehension and communication skills are emphasized. Text materials correlated with a video program presenting language and culture in real-life situations. Listening comprehension practice through on-line multi-media workbook. Discussion/lecture. Fall, spring.

1320 ELEMENTARY GERMAN II Continued practice in comprehension and communication skills. Discussion/lecture. Prerequisite: C grade or better in 1310 or appropriate placement examination score, or consent of chair. Fall, spring.

2112, 2212 COMMUNICATING IN GERMAN I AND II Oral practice of German in social, travel, and business situations. Do not fulfill BA foreign language requirement. On demand.

2310 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN I Basic review with practice in listening and reading comprehension and in oral and written communication. Discussion/lecture. Prerequisite: C grade or better in GERM 1320 or appropriate placement examination score, or consent of chair. Fall, spring.

2320 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN II Continued practice in comprehension and communication skills with additional emphasis on active use of reading and writing skills. Also fulfills humanities area elective in general education. Discussion/lecture. Prerequisite: GERM 2310 or consent of chair. Fall, spring.

2330 BUSINESS GERMAN Special applications of German to the business environment. Emphasis on a broad range of topics related to the needs of people working with or living in the German business community. Discussion/lecture. On demand.

2340 INTENSIVE ORAL PRACTICE ABROAD IN GERMAN Intensive practice in speaking German. Students must receive a minimum of 45 hours of classroom instruction, which may be supplemented by field experiences. Students must study in a program approved by the chair of the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. German 2340 cannot be counted toward the minor in German, nor can it be used to fulfill the three credit hours required at the intermediate level for the B.A. foreign language requirement. Prerequisite: GERM 1320. On demand.

3160, 3260 PRACTICUM Designed to enhance communication skills and cultural knowledge through participation in authentic language experiences. May be repeated for 6 hours, but a maximum of 3 hours may be applied to the minor program. Prerequisite: GERM 2310 or consent of chair. On demand.

3300 ADVANCED COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION I Intensive practice in writing and speaking idiomatic German, including business and social correspondence. Discussion/lecture. Prerequisite: GERM 2320 or consent of chair. On demand.

3303 ADVANCED COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION II Continued practice in writing and speaking idiomatic German, including business and social correspondence. Discussion/lecture. Prerequisite: GERM 2320 or consent of chair. On demand.

3312 GERMAN CIVILIZATION Survey of historical, literary, and artistic elements of German society with an analysis of modern German customs and social problems. Discussion/lecture. Prerequisite: GERM 2310 or consent of chair. On demand.

3320 INTRODUCTION TO GERMAN LITERATURE Selections from major works of German literature illustrating significant issues of German culture. Prerequisite: GERM 2310 or consent of chair. Discussion/lecture. On demand.

3340 INTENSIVE ORAL PRACTICE ABROAD IN GERMAN Intensive practice in speaking German. Students must receive a minimum of 45 hours of classroom instruction, which may be supplemented by field experiences. Students must study in a program approved by the chair of the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. German 3340 cannot be substituted for one of the required courses for the German minor.Prerequisite: GERM 2320. On demand.

4350 GERMAN GRAMMAR AND PHONETICS In-depth examination of the elements of German grammar along with a study of the phonetic principles of the language. Discussion/lecture. Prerequisite: GERM 2320 or consent of chair. On demand.

4395 ADVANCED GERMAN LITERATURE Theme course. Special studies in various genres, literary movements, or authors. May be repeated for credit under different topics. Discussion/lecture. Prerequisite: Two 3000-level courses or consent of chair. On demand.

4100, 4200, 4300 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN GERMAN Prerequisite: Consent of chair and instructor. On demand.