German (GR)

GR 101. Elementary German I.3 Credits.

This introduction to the German language includes oral practice, the study of basic grammar, and practice in reading and writing. Students who have three or more years of high school German with grades of B or above may not take this course for credit.

Offered: Every year, Fall
UC: Breadth Elective, University Curriculum Ele

GR 102. Elementary German II.3 Credits.

This course is a continuation of GR 101.

Prerequisites: Take GR 101 or placement into GR 102.
Offered: Every year, Spring
UC: Breadth Elective, University Curriculum Ele

GR 200. German Business Culture.3 Credits.

Students are introduced to vocabulary and etiquette in a German-language business context, and learn about differences between American and German business practices. Students develop practical skills, such as writing business letters, resumes, application letters and business emails, as well as communicating effectively in job interviews, common business situations and on the telephone. Students review and expand their knowledge of German grammar. Language and cultural proficiency are enhanced through a variety of homework and in-class assignments such as role-playing and individual and group projects. Particular emphasis is placed on listening and reading comprehension, as well as oral expression in complete, idiomatic sentences.

Prerequisites: Take GR 102.
Offered: As needed

GR 201. Intermediate German I.3 Credits.

This course is for students who wish to reinforce their ability to read, write and speak German at an intermediate level.

Prerequisites: Take GR 102 or placement into GR 201.
Offered: As needed, Fall
UC: Breadth Elective, University Curriculum Ele

GR 202. Intermediate German II.3 Credits.

This course is a continuation of GR 201.

Offered: As needed, Spring
UC: Breadth Elective, University Curriculum Ele

GR 299. Independent Study.3 Credits.

Offered: As needed

GR 300. German Business Culture.3 Credits.

Students are introduced to vocabulary and etiquette in a German-language business context, and learn about differences between American and German business practices. Students develop practical skills, such as writing business letters, resumes, application letters and business emails, as well as communicating effectively in job interviews, common business situations and on the telephone. Students review and expand their knowledge of German grammar. Language and cultural proficiency are enhanced through a variety of homework and in-class assignments such as role-playing and individual and group projects. Particular emphasis is placed on listening and reading comprehension, as well as oral expression in complete, idiomatic sentences.

Prerequisites: Take GR 202.
Offered: As needed

GR 399. Independent Study - German.3 Credits.