German (GER)

GER 101. Elementary German I (MOTR LANG 105). 4 Credit Hours.

This course is a beginning course presenting the basic sentence structure, vocabulary, and cultural knowledge necessary to participate in elementary German conversations and to begin reading short German passages. Additional topics include aspects of contemporary culture and a variety of grammatical forms useful in writing German prose.
Prerequisite: Reading Proficiency.

GER 102. Elementary German II (MOTR LANG 106). 4 Credit Hours.

Elementary German II introduces students to basic vocabulary, terminology, and cultural information necessary to become proficient in German. This is a standard, college-level course that gives students the opportunity to reflect on their own linguistic system and cultural milieu and acquaints them with a different approach to communication and with a different view of the world. The knowledge gained in this course establishes the foundation for further inquiry into the German language, an inquiry, which can happen both in and out of the classroom.
Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in GER 101 or 2 or more years of high school German, and Reading Proficiency.

GER 201. Intermediate German I. 4 Credit Hours.

A continuation of GER 102. Emphasis is on speaking German. A review of grammar assists the student in perfecting basic skills. A variety of up-to-date literary and cultural selections are read and form the basis for classroom discussions. Additional lab hours required.
Prerequisites: GER 102 or 3 or more years of high school German and Reading Proficiency.

GER 202. Intermediate German II. 4 Credit Hours.

A continuation of GER 201. Emphasis is on spoken German with continued grammar review. A variety of short stories and contemporary cultural selections are read and discussed in class. Additional lab hours required.
Prerequisites: GER 201 or 4 or more years of high school German and Reading Proficiency.