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Course Descriptions


GERM 101: Elementary German I

Prerequisite(s):
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This is a beginning course in German, with emphasis on the development of basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Basic vocabulary, essentials of German grammar and syntax, correct pronunciation and intonation, and the use of actual speech patterns are covered. 4 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

GERM 102: Elementary German II

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of GERM 101 with a grade of C or better OR
-Pass GERM 101 proficiency exam OR
-Permission of division dean
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This course is a continuation of GERM 101, with emphasis on expanding the basic conversational vocabulary and more detailed study of grammatical principles and syntactic patterns. 4 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

GERM 201: Intermediate German I

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of GERM 102 with a grade of C or better OR
-Pass GERM 102 proficiency exam
-Permission of division dean
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This class emphasizes the intensive practice in conversation and composition, combined with a review of grammatical and syntactic principles to improve speaking skills, written composition, and the reading of German. 4 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

IAI Humanities GERM 202: Intermediate German II

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of GERM 201 with a grade of C or better OR
-Pass GERM 201 proficiency exam OR
-Permission of division dean
AND
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This class emphasizes the intensive practice in conversation and composition, along with an expansion of knowledge of German culture as appropriate for speaking and behaving effectively with native speakers, combined with a review of grammatical and syntactic principles to improve speaking skills, written composition, and the reading of German on a more sophisticated level such as reading short stories, plays, poetry and other literary forms as an introduction to German literature, art and culture. 4 credit hours
IAI GEC Code - H1 900

Transferrable General Education Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.