German (GERM)

Courses

GERM 1010. Beginning German I. 4 Hours.

For beginning students interested in the German language. Native-speakers and students who have acquired proficiency in this language through extended residence, military service, church missions, or other methods may not enroll in this class. Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills will help the student begin to develop communicative competence. Discussion of German culture is also a component of this course. Several teaching methods are employed, including lecture, drill practice, videos, and group work. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Arts degree. Successful completers are prepared to take GERM 1020. Placement in foreign language classes is at the discretion of the Department Chair. FA.

GERM 1020. Beginning German II. 4 Hours.

For students interested in the German language who have completed GERM 1010 or who have equivalent experience (approximately two years of high school German). Native-speakers and students who have acquired proficiency in this language through extended residence, military service, church missions, or other methods may not enroll in this class. Continued emphasis on developing communicative skills, including speaking, listening, reading, and writing, as well as cultural awareness. Several teaching methods are employed, including lecture, drill practice, videos, and group work. Students using 1020 as an entry level class may receive vertical credits for GERM 1010 upon passing 1020 with a C grade or higher. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts degree or Bachelor of Arts degree. Successful completers are prepared to take GERM 2010. Placement in foreign language classes is at the discretion of the Department Chair. Prerequisite: GERM 1010 or instructor permission. SP.

GERM 2010. Intermediate German I. 4 Hours.

For intermediate-level students who have taken GERM 1020, or for students who have had equivalent experience (four or more years of high school German). Native-speakers and students who have acquired proficiency in this language through extended residence, military service, church missions, or other methods may not enroll in this class. Continued emphasis on communicative competence. Grammatical structures will be reviewed, conversation will be emphasized, and reading and writing will receive increased focus, as well as cultural awareness. A variety of teaching methods are employed, including role-play and small group activities, discussion of reading materials, and videos. Students using 2010 as an entry level class may receive vertical credits for lower level classes upon passing 2010 with a C grade or higher. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Arts degree. Successful completers are prepared to take GERM 2020. Placement in foreign language classes is at the discretion of the Department Chair. Prerequisite: GERM 1020 or instructor permission. FA.

GERM 2020. Intermediate German II. 4 Hours.

For intermediate-level students who have taken GERM 2010. Continued emphasis on communicative competence. Grammatical structures will be reviewed, conversation will be emphasized, and reading and writing will receive increased focus, as well as cultural awareness. A variety of teaching methods are employed, including drills, videos, conversational activities, reading, and lecture. Students using 2010 as an entry level class may receive vertical credits for lower level classes upon passing 2010 with a C grade or higher. This course partially qualifies students to receive an Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Arts degree. Placement in foreign language classes is at the discretion of the Department Chair. Prerequisite: GERM 2010 or instructor permission. SP.