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GER 121
ELEMENTARY GERMAN I
Credits: 3


Basic skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing. Supporting work in the language laboratory. For students beginning German or with less than two years of German in high school.

GER 122
ELEMENTARY GERMAN II
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
GER 121


Continuation of GER 121.


GER 221
INTERMEDIATE GERMAN I
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
GER 122 or two years of secondary school German


Review and continued study of grammatical structures. Practice in listening and reading skills; emphasis on speaking and writing based on modern German short stories and cultural topics. Supporting work in the language laboratory.

GER 222
INTERMEDIATE GERMAN II
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
GER 221 or higher or permission of Department Chairperson


Continuation of GER 221.


GER 224
MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
GER 221 or higher or permission of Department Chairperson


Introduces major writers of the modern era; emphasis is on short stories by authors from Austria, Germany, and Switzerland.

GER 228
GERMAN CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
GER 221 or higher


Survey of the major aspects of German culture and civilization, both historical and contemporary. Extensive use of media: film, slides, recordings.


GER 231
GERMAN CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION I
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
GER 222 or equivalent


Emphasis on speaking and writing skills; vocabulary buildings in contemporary cultural, social, and literary contexts; expanded study of syntax and grammar through example and expression.

GER 232
GERMAN CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
GER 231 or equivalent


Continuation of GER 231.