German (GERM)

GERM 1411. Elementary German. 4 Hours.

Students who have had no previous instruction in German develop vocabulary acquisition, international cultural components, pronunciation, drills, sentence formation, and everyday conversation leading to proficiency. A weekly one-hour language laboratory period is required. Competent speakers of German or those with considerable knowledge of the language should take the CLEP prior to registering. Instruction is in German.

GERM 1412. Elementary German. 4 Hours.

A continuation of GERM 1411. Students add more speaking and writing toward advancing proficiency. A weekly one-hour language laboratory period is required. Competent speakers of German or those with considerable knowledge of the language should take the CLEP prior to registering. Instruction is in German.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in GERM 1411 or equivalent.

GERM 2311. Intermediate German I. 3 Hours.

A continuation of GERM 1412. Students add emphasis on written and oral skills. Competent speakers of German or those with considerable knowledge of the language should take the CLEP prior to registering. Instruction is in German.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in GERM 1412 or equivalent.

GERM 2312. Intermediate German II. 3 Hours.

Students focus on fluent usage of oral and written German. Students study selected written work with the purpose of mastering midlevel proficiency skills. Competent speakers of German or those with considerable knowledge of the language should take the CLEP prior to registering. Instruction is in German.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in GERM 2311 or equivalent.

GERM 2364. Multicultures Of Amer-German. 3 Hours.

Students increase awareness of Central European culture in America with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries. This course may be conducted in English or German. Credit for this course may be applied to the major or minor only with permission of department chair.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in GERM 2312 or equivalent.

GERM 3368. German Media. 3 Hours.

Students study German Media by focusing on conversational, listening, reading, and vocabulary skills. Students watch German television programs and read articles from major German magazines and newspapers. Includes a review of German grammar.
Prerequisite: GERM 1411, GERM 1412, GERM 2311 and GERM 2312 with a grade of C or better.

GERM 3380. Modern German Culture. 3 Hours.

Students overview the cultures of German speaking countries (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) from 1780 to the present.
Prerequisite: GERM 1411, GERM 1412, GERM 2311 and GERM 2312 with a grade of C or better.

GERM 4075. Individual Readings in German. 1-3 Hours.

Individual students who may need study of a particular era, genre, or author may enroll. Enrollment in this course is restricted and approval of such must be obtained from the department chair. The course may be repeated for credit as content varies. Variable Credit (1-3).

GERM 4360. Modern German Literature. 3 Hours.

Students overview the literatures of German-speaking countries (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) from 1770 to the present.
Prerequisite: GERM 1411, GERM 1412, GERM 2311 and GERM 2312 with a grade of C or better.

GERM 4370. Seminar in Sel German Topics. 3 Hours.

Students conduct an in-depth study of a selected topic. The topic to be explored will change from year to year. This course may be repeated for credit as the content varies. Enrollment for this course must be granted by the Department Chair.
Prerequisite: GERM 1411, GERM 1412, GERM 2311 and GERM 2312 with a grade of C or better.