GER (German)

GER 101, GER 102 Elementary German I, II (4 hours each)

This course is beginning college German, designed to develop the ability to understand, speak, read and write contemporary German. Prerequisite: None for GER 101; GER 101 or placement by testing (Sec. 6.4.4.) required for GER 102.


GER 200 Independent Study in German (1-4 hours)

This course provides the opportunity for an intense study of diverse topics under the direct supervision of the instructor. The student and instructor will collaborate to develop the content of the course, which must be approved as outlined by the Independent Study Policy.  (Sec. 6.15.)


GER 201 Intermediate German I (4 hours)

This course will focus on practice in speaking and understanding German, accompanied by a review of grammar. Reading and discussion of short literary texts. Prerequisite: GER 102 or placement by testing (Sec. 6.4.4.).

GER 202 Intermediate German II (4 hours)
This course is a continuation of Intermediate GER 201 German I, with practice in spoken German and added emphasis on writing. Reading materials include both contemporary topics and selections from literature. Prerequisite: GER 201 or placement by testing (Sec. 6.4.4.).


GER 290, GER 291 Special Topics in German Language, Literature and Culture I, II (1-4 hours each)

Courses of selected topics will be offered periodically as determined by the needs of the curriculum. Prerequisites can vary based on the topic selected. See individual course listings for each semester for the specific topic and any prerequisites.Specifically, these German courses explore topical aspects of the literature and cultural phenomena associated with the German language. Prerequisite: GER 202.


GER 400 Advanced Independent Study in German (1-4 hours)

This course provides the opportunity for an advanced, intense study of diverse topics under the direct supervision of the instructor. These offerings are generally suited for junior or senior students. The student and instructor will collaborate to develop the content of the course, which must be approved as outlined by the Independent Study Policy.  (Sec. 6.15.)


GER 490, GER 491 Advanced Special Topics in German Language, Literature and Culture I, II (1-4 hours each)

Advanced courses of selected topics will be offered periodically as determined by the needs of the curriculum. These offerings are generally suited for junior or senior students. Prerequisites can vary based on the topic selected. See individual course listings for each semester for the specific topic and any prerequisites.


GER 495 Internship in German (1-12 hours)

An internship is designed to provide a formalized experiential learning opportunity to qualified students. The internship generally requires the student to have an application (which satisfies all internship requirements developed by the academic program that oversees the internship) and to obtain a faculty supervisor in the relevant field of study. All internships are graded on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisites are determined by the academic program overseeing the internship course.