German (GERM)

GERM 1311 Beginning German I

An introduction to the German language and German-speaking cultures. The course focuses on the development of basic communication skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This is the first part of a two-part introduction to German.

TCCN: GERM 1411

GERM 1312 Beginning German II

A continuation of GERM 1311. The course focuses on the development of basic communication skills in German. It is designed to develop the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The language of instruction is German. This is the second part of a two-part introduction to German.

Prerequisites: GERM 1311.

TCCN: GERM 1412

GERM 1620 Beginning German I & II

German 1620 is an introduction to the German language and German-speaking cultures. The course focuses on the development of basic communication skills in German. It is designed to develop the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. This course offers students a one-semester course equivalent to GERM 1311 & 1312.

GERM 2311 Intermediate German

Designed to strengthen students' language skills and develop cultural competency. This course keeps intermediate-level students involved and focused on real communication in meaningful contexts. Students improve their language skills through practical grammar, vocabulary presentations, and television, short films, and cultural readings.

Prerequisites: GERM 1620 or GERM 1311 and GERM 1312.

GERM 2321 Intermediate German I

Designed to strengthen students’ language skills and develop cultural competency. This course keeps intermediate-level students involved and focused on real communication in meaningful contexts. Students improve their language skills through practical grammar, vocabulary presentations, and television, short films, and cultural readings.

Prerequisites: German 1620 or German 1311 & German 1312.

GERM 3303 German Culture & Civilization

This course emphasizes the broadening of reading and conversational skills. Students become familiar with many aspects of the culture and civilization of the German-speaking countries. The course will also explore aspects of the current political, economic, social and cultural situation of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Students have the opportunity to discuss issues, ideas and opinions in German on selected topics.

Prerequisites: GERM 2311.

GERM 3307 Trans GERM>ENGL, ENGL>GERM

Introduction to techniques for written and sight translation in a variety of text categories relating to nursing, advertising, commerce, education and politics. Provides students with the tools to identify, analyze, and resolve translation problems of short text, while developing practical translation skills.

Prerequisites: ENGL 1302, and GERM 2312 or equivalent.