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 will be conducted as supervised research on a selected topic. Prerequisites: Submission of an application which contains a proposed, detailed outline of study approved by the instructor, the division chair, the student’s advisor and the provost or associate provost. The completed application must be submitted to the office of enrollment services no later than the final day of the drop/add period of the semester of study. For additional criteria, see 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  (4 hours each)

Topical aspects of the literature and cultural phenomena associated with the German language are explored in this two-semester sequence of courses. Prerequisite: GER 202.

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

This course will be conducted as supervised advanced research on a selected topic. Prerequisites: Submission of an application which contains a proposed, detailed outline of study approved by the instructor, the division chair, the student’s advisor and the provost or associate provost. The completed application must be submitted to the office of enrollment services no later than the final day of the drop/add period of the semester of study. For additional criteria, see the Independent Study Policy (Sec. 6.15.).

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

Advanced courses of selected topics will be offered generally for juniors or seniors as determined by the needs of the curriculum. Prerequisite: See individual course listing in the current semester course schedule.