Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

German

 

GER 111     Elementary German I     3

Open only to students with one year or less of high school study. Functional approach to grammar. Facility in understanding spoken German and in reading is developed. Skill Area III


GER 112     Elementary German II    3

Prereq.:  GER 111 or equivalent (normally, two years high school study). No credit given to students with previous credit for more advanced course work in German except by permission of the department chair.  Presentation of elements of German grammar is completed. Further practice in conversation; writing and speaking based on collateral reading. Skill Area III


GER 125     Intermediate German I   3

Prereq.:  One year of college German or equivalent. Grammar, including subjunctive and passive, composition and conversation. No credit will be given to students with previous credit for more advanced course work in German except by permission of the department chair. Fall. Skill Area III [I]


GER 126     Intermediate German II  3

Prereq.:  GER 125 or equivalent. Intensive practice in oral and written German expression, as well as grammar review and reading. No credit will be given to students with credit for more advanced course work in German except by permission of department chair. Spring. Skill Area III [I]


GER 225     Intermediate German III 3

Prereq.:  GER 125 or 126 or permission of instructor. Designed to help students improve speaking skills through the discussion of contemporary texts. Further study of grammar. Fall. Skill Area III [I]


GER 226     Intermediate German IV  3

Prereq.:  GER 125 or 126 or permission of instructor. Designed to help students improve writing skills by means of frequent composition in German. Further study of grammar. Spring. Skill Area III [I]

 

GER 304     Literary Masterpieces to 1800 3

Prereq.:  GER 225 or 226 (may be taken concurrently). Introduction to major works in German literature from its beginning to 1800. Fall. Study Area I [I] [L]


GER 305     Literary Masterpieces since 1800    3

Prereq.:  GER 225 or GER 226 (either may be taken concurrently). Introduction to major works of German literature since 1800. Spring. Study Area I [I] [L]


GER 315     German Civilization to 1800   3

Prereq.:  GER 225 or GER 226 (either may be taken concurrently). Cultural development of Germany from its beginnings to 1800. Fall. Study Area II [I]


GER 316     German Civilization from 1800 to Present  3

Prereq.:  GER 225 or GER 226 (either may be taken concurrently). Cultural development of Germany from 1800 to the present. Spring. Study Area II [I]


GER 335     Advanced German for Oral Expression 3

Prereq.:  GER 225. Additional practice for student development of oral proficiency in German through discussion of readings, films and other authentic materials. On demand. [I]


GER 336     Advanced German Composition   3

Prereq.:  GER  226. Additional practice in idiomatic usage and verbal fluency. Spring. [I]

 

GER 451     The Sound and Structure of German   3

Prereq.:  Permission of instructor. Intensive and systematic study of the grammatical and phonetic structures of the German language for the advanced student. On demand. [I]

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