Academic Catalog

GER German (GER)

EKU Campus

GER 101. Conversational German. (3 Credits)

I, II. Prerequisite: all required developmental reading and writing courses. Beginning German conversation, grammar, and language skills. Emphasis on speaking and listening comprehension, with introduction to basic written forms. Taught within the context of Germanic cultures. Laboratory work required. Gen. Ed. VIII.

GER 102. Conversational German II. (3 Credits)

I, II. Recommended: GER 101 or equivalent proficiency. Continuation of GER 101. (Students entering GER 102 by referral or placement receive three hours credit for GER 101 if they make an ¿A¿ in 102.) Continuing work on basic communicative skills. Taught within the context of Germanic cultures. Laboratory work required. Gen. Ed. VIII.

GER 201. Intermediate Conversational German. (3 Credits)

I, II. Recommended: GER 102 or equivalent proficiency. German conversation, grammar, and other language skills with increased emphasis on developing basic writing and reading skills. Taught in a cultural context. Laboratory work required. Students entering GER 201 by referral or placement receive six hours credit for GER 101 and 102 if they make an ¿A¿ or ¿B¿ in 201. Gen. Ed. VIII.

GER 202. Intermediate Conversational German II. (3 Credits)

I, II. Recommended: GER 201 or equivalent proficiency. German conversation, grammar, and other language skills with continuing emphasis on reading and writing skills. Taught in a cultural context. Laboratory work required. Students entering GER 202 by referral or placement receive nine hours credit for GER 101, 102, and 201 if they make an ¿A¿ or ¿B¿ in 202. Gen. Ed. VIII.

GER 240. Beginning Conversation. (3 Credits)

A. Recommended: GER 201 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Topics for conversation drawn from everyday situations. (Waived in case of demonstrable oral proficiency, but not open to students who have native or near-native fluency in German.)

GER 295. Independent Work in German. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite: GER 202 or equivalent proficiency. May be retaken to a maximum of 9 hours if content is different. Prior to enrollment, student must have the independent study proposal approved by faculty supervisor and department chair.

GER 310. Topics in German:___. (1-3 Credits)

A. Prerequisite: GER 202 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. May be retaken to a maximum of 6 hours if topic is different. Selected topics in German language, literature, or culture.

GER 340. Intermediate Conversation. (3 Credits)

A. Prerequisite: GER 240 or equivalent proficiency with department chair approval. Topics for conversation drawn from contemporary German life.

GER 495. Independent Work in German. (1-3 Credits)

A. Prerequisite: departmental approval. May be counted toward major or minor only with permission of department chair. May be retaken to a maximum of six hours if content is different. Student must have the independent study proposal form approved by faculty supervisor and department chair prior to enrollment.