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Germany: Courses Offered
ALL COURSES

ART 310: Ceramics: Drawing/Handicraft (1 qh)
The aim of this course is to provide the basic skills of artistic sculpture (earthenware, majolica, etc.), modeling and plaster cast techniques.

GRMN 145,146,147: Multimedia Language Lab (2,2,2 qh)
This course stresses the vocabulary and structure of the spoken language. Language practice through a variety of activities such as reading, writing, listening comprehension and grammar, along with an introduction to multimedia laboratory techniques.

GRMN 171,172,173: Cultural Studies I (2, 2, 2 qh)
Introduction to the geography, history and culture of German speaking regions. Field trips are included.

GRMN 195, 196,197: Independent Reading (2, 2, 2 qh)
Students take this course on the basis of a contract with their teacher. Graded reading material and presentation of a reading report on material covered. Requirement: Basic reading skills.

GRMN 205,206,207: Intermediate German (4, 4, 4 qh)
For students with some previous experience with the German Language. Emphasis on grammar and written, listening and reading expression.

GRMN 245,246,247: Multimedia Language Lab (2, 2, 2 qh)
This course stresses German orthography and is essential for mastering the written language and for understanding individual words in a sentence. It consists of interactive exercises in a multimedia laboratory.

GRMN 275,276,277: Cultural Studies II (2, 2, 2 qh)
Introduction to the geography, history and culture of German speaking regions. Field trips are included. Intermediate knowledge of German is necessary.

GRMN 295, 296,297: Independent Reading (1, 1, 1 qh)
Students take this course on the basis of a contract with their teacher. Graded works of literature and presentation of a reading report on material covered. Requirement: intermediate reading skills.

GRMN 321,322,323: Advanced Reading I (2, 2, 2 qh)
Students take this course on the basis of a contract with their teacher. Graded works of literature and presentation of a reading report are basic requirements. Regular consultations with the lecturer are possible.

GRMN 341,342,343: Advanced Grammar I (2, 2, 2 qh)
This course is designed as an intensive study of German grammar combined with exercises. Students will get acquainted with a mixture of relevant topics.

GRMN 347,348,349: Advanced Phonetics (1, 1, 1 qh)
In the advanced level, the contents of the course result from a careful analysis of a perfect pronunciation combined with exercises to contrastive thetoric.

GRMN 471,472: Preparation for Test DAF (2, 2 qh)
Required for the TestDaF examination preparation with the focus on written, listening and oral exercises.

GRMN101,102,103: Beginning German (4,4,4 qh)
Tailored to students with little or no previous experience with the German language. This course focuses on grammar, vocabulary, syntax and spelling.

GRMN121,122,123: Beginning Phonetics (1, 1, 1 qh)
This course trains students in oral expression, including single sounds. Accent and intonation training are a precondition for successful communication.

GRMN127,128,129: Beginning Oral Expression (4,4,4 qh)
This course complements the course GRMN 101,102, 103, and stresses the vocabulary and structure of the spoken language. Language practice through a variety of activities.

GRMN215,216,217: Intermediate Oral Expression (4, 4, 4 qh)
Designed for students taking GRMN 205, 206, 207, this course familiarizes the student with useful structures in everyday language. Comprehension, pronunciation, intonation, correct expression and interactive exercises are stressed.

GRMN227,228,229: Intermediate Phonetics (1, 1, 1 qh)
This course trains oral expression, including single sounds. Accent and intonation training are a precondition for successful communication.

GRMN257,258: Survey of German Literature (2, 2 qh)
A selection of German literature from the past and the present gives an overview of the most important authors since 'Weimar Classics' as J.W. v Goethe and F. Schiller; as well as H. Heine, F. Kafka, F. Durrenmatt, M. Frisch, S. Lenz and/or Chr. Wolf.

GRMN315,316,317: Advanced Comprehensive German I (4,4,4 qh)
For students with previous experience with the German language. Emphasis is on grammar, writing, listening and reading comprehension.

GRMN331,332,333: Multimedia Language Lab (2, 2, 2 qh)
This course offers practice in oral language skills as well as listening comprehension and grammar practice.

GRMN354,355,356: Survey of Literature for Advanced German (2, 2, 2 qh)
A survey of German literature from past to present and/or special emphasis on a given period.

GRMN357,358: Germany and its Culture (2,2 sh)
Lectures, readings and excursions on German culture, its sociology, arts and literature, with the special emphasis on the social development after 1989.

GRMN373,374: Preparation for Goethe-Zertifikat B1 (2, 2 qh)
Required for the preparation for the examination TestDaf with the focus on written, listening and oral exercises.

GRMN375,376,377: Cultural Studies III (2, 2, 2 qh)
This course deals with different cultural aspects such as music, literature, the press, humor and the image of the Germans and their struggle for identity. A number of cultural trips throughout the whole study year are an integral part of this course.

GRMN395: Independent Reading (1 qh)
Students take this course on the basis of contract with their teacher. Graded reading material and presentation of a reading report on material covered. Requirement: Advanced reading skills.

GRMN397: Internship (1-3 qh)
One (1) credit repeatable for a total of 3 credits for the whole academic year. Seventy-five (75) hours per credit per quarter (7.5 hours per week) required. Internqhip credit must be included in the maximum total of 18 quarter hours.

GRMN415,416,417: Advanced Comprehensive Grammar II (4, 4, 4 qh)
For students who completed GRMN315,316,or 317. Emphasis is on grammar writing, listening and reading comprehension.

GRMN431,432,433: Multimedia Language Lab (2, 2, 2 qh)
This course offers practice in oral language skills as well as listening comprehension and grammar practice.

GRMN441,442,443: Advanced Grammar II (2, 2, 2 qh)
This course is designed as an intensive study of German grammar combined with exercises. For students who completed GRMN 341 or 342.

GRMN495: Independent Reading (1 qh)
students take this course on the basis of a contract with their teacher. Graded reading material and presentation of a reading report on material covered. Requirement: Advanced reading skills.

HIST 284,285: German History (2, 2 qh)
A survey of German history from Medieval times to the recent past including the reunification of the two Germanys.

HIST 381, 382: German History (2, 2 qh)
A survey of German history with emphasis on Medieval times, the Reformation and aspects of modern history including the Cold War era and the reunification of Germany. Both political history, as well as cultural and church history, will be covered. Films and visits to several historical sites are an integral part of the course.

MUPF 136,137,138: Choir (1, 1, 1 qh)
Open to all students, participation encouraged.

MUPF 151, 152, 153: Brass Ensemble (1, 1, 1 qh)
Meets once a week. Also suitable for beginners.

MUPF165,166,167: Music Lessons (1, 1, 1 qh)
Individual lessons (voice, guitar, piano, organ, keyboard) are available. May require additional fee.

PEAC104,105,106: Physical Education (1, 1, 1 qh)
This class serves as a physical complement to the intensive study program. Activities vary, but may include soccer (indoors and outdoors), gymnastics, volleyball, etc.

RELT 351, 352,353: Theology (2, 2, 2 qh)
Students are free to choose a theology course. Lecturers will make recommendations concerning the best suitable course from the following areas: Christian beliefs, church history, church growth or anthropology.

SOWK 311,312,313: Social Work (2, 2, 2 qh)
Students are free to choose one course in the above field but have to make sure that they arrange special assignments in cooperation with the lecturer. Courses which are offered cover a wide range of topics including psychology, international social work and many others.


 

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