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GER 101. Elementary German I

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Basic vocabulary and structures to prepare students for developing proficiency in the language. Listening, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural skills building emphasized. Increase understanding and appreciation of culture of countries where language is spoken. Must be taken in sequence. Intended for students with little or no previous study of German. A recommended companion course for students considering a major or minor in German is GER 110.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS| GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


GER 102. Elementary German II

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Basic vocabulary and structures to prepare students for developing proficiency in the language. Listening, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural skills building emphasized. Increase understanding and appreciation of culture of countries where language is spoken. Must be taken in sequence. Intended for students with little or no previous study of German. A recommended companion course for students considering a major or minor in German is GER 110.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS| GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


GER 110. Introduction to German Culture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Diverse cultural, historical, and socio-political features of the German cultures. Topics such as the Holocaust, women's issues, and minorities. Recommended companion course to 101 and 102 and can be taken concurrently. For students who want more contact with modern culture. Taught in English.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS| GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


GER 201. Intermediate German I

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Review and extend the skills of listening, reading, speaking, and writing for purposes of communication. Linquistic and cultural awareness.
Prerequisites: GER 102, GER 201
Semester Offered: Fall
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS| GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


GER 202. Intermediate German II

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Review and extend the skills of listening, reading, speaking, and writing for purposes of communication. Linguistic and cultural awareness.
Prerequisites: GER 102, GER 201
Semester Offered: Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS| GOAL AREA 8: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES


GER 220. Oral and Written Proficiency in German

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Practice in speaking and writing skills needed in the second and third year. Required for admission to the major or minor and exit from CPIA. Must be taken before or concurrently with first 300-level course.
Prerequisites: GER 201, GER 202, GER 301
Semester Offered: Fall


GER 301. Conversation and Composition I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Improves students' ability to create with language. Includes practice in reading, listening, speaking, writing and grammar. Required before any course beyond 302.
Semester Offered: Fall


GER 302. Conversation and Composition II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Develops further proficiency in writing and speaking. Course includes practice in reading, listening, speaking, and writing and grammatical competence. Required before any course beyond 302.
Semester Offered: Spring


GER 320. Introduction to German Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Reading strategies for German lyric poetry to popular prose and drama, literature of women. Vietnamese, Turkish, and other ethnic minorities in Germany.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GER 321. Fine Arts Abroad

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: For students participating in the study abroad program in Ingolstadt. Classroom preparation and field trips to museums, music, theatre, and reading performances as part of the Ingolstadt curriculum. Taught by the program director in collaboration with on-site support staff. Course can be repeated once while abroad.
Semester Offered: Spring


GER 322. Urban History and Development Abroad

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: For students participating in the study abroad program in Ingolstadt. Classroom preparation and field trips to local sites in Bavaria, Brandenburg, Berlin, and other parts of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, budget permitting. Visits to businesses, local governments, and media. Taught by the program director in collaboration with on-site support staff. Course can be repeated once while abroad.
Semester Offered: Spring


GER 323. Cultural Life and Traditions Abroad

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: For students participating in the study abroad program in Ingolstadt. Classroom preparation and field trips to local events in Bavaria that demonstrates the culture and lore of the region. Events will include theater and dance performances, concert, and literary events. Taught by the program director in collaboration with on-site support staff. Course can be repeated once while abroad.
Semester Offered: Spring


GER 324. German Women Writers

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study and analysis of texts by German women writers from a socio-historical perspective.
Prerequisites: GER 301
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GER 325. German Film

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study and analysis of German cinema from the literary, social, technical, and theoretical perspectives.
Prerequisites: GER 301
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GER 326. Literature in Translation

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of aspects of German literature in translation from Middle High German period to the present. This course will apply to a major program only if no course outside the German program is used to complete program.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GER 341. Cultural History

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introductory studies in the history, culture, geography and civilization of German-speaking countries.
Prerequisites: GER 302
Corequisites: GER 301
Semester Offered:


GER 411. Advanced Studies in German Literature

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of particular German-speaking author of specific topics in German or German-American literature.
Prerequisites: GER 302
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GER 418. Ethnic and Social Minorities in German-Speaking Countries

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Study of ethnic minorities in German speaking countries.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GER 421. Advanced Studies in German Civilization

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Intensive study of a particular aspect of the historical, sociological, artistic, political or intellectual development of the German-speaking peoples as announced in advance.
Prerequisites: GER 302
Semester Offered: DEMAND


GER 422. Urban History and Development Abroad

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: For students participating in the study abroad program in Ingolstadt. Classroom preparation and field trips to local sites in Bavaria, Brandenburg, Berlin, and other parts of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland budget permitting. Visits to businesses, local governments, and media. Taught by the program director in collaboration with on-site support staff. Course can be repeated once while abroad.
Semester Offered: Spring


GER 423. Cultural Life and Traditions Abroad

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: For students participating in the study abroad program in Ingolstadt. Classroom preparation and field trips to local events in Bavaria that demonstrates the culture and lore of the region. Events will include theater and dance performances, concepts, and literary events. Taught by the program director in collaboration with one-site support staff. Course can be repeated once while abroad.
Semester Offered: Spring


GER 444. Internship

Credits: 1-16 View Details
Description: Internships are offered at the discretion of departments. Course number and number of credits are determined by the departments. Contact departmental offices for further information. 16 credits maximum in any one program.
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring| Summer


GER 450. Applied Linguistics in German

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Introductory contrastive analysis of German and English phonological and grammatical features. Understanding and appreciation of the subtleties of written and spoken German.
Prerequisites: ENGL 361 (B.S. majors only), GER 302
Semester Offered: Spring


GER 454. Teaching German in the Secondary School

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Taken concurrently with student teaching. Application of language learning principles in secondary schools. Selection and presentation of daily and unit lessons. Critique based on the theories discussed in FORL 453. BS capstone course. Cannot be used as an elective in BA program.
Prerequisites: FORL 453, FORL 553
Semester Offered: Fall| Spring


GER 456. Teaching German in the Elementary School

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Application of language learning principles to elementary school instruction. Development/selection of materials and practice in presenting them. BS capstone course; cannot be used as an elective in BA program.
Prerequisites: FORL 455-555
Semester Offered: DEMAND


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