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Minor in German Studies:
A minimum of six course credits beyond 103 including:

1. GER 205
2. One course chosen from GER 301, 302, or 311
3. A minimum of three GER literature, culture, or history courses conducted in English or

    German.
4. At least one course credit in German or a related area approved by the Department as

    relevant to the minor.

Note: Courses at the 300-level are designated as being taught in German or in English. All
lectures, discussions, and readings will be in the language of instruction.

101-102-103. Beginning German I, II, and III
Introduction to speaking, reading, writing and listening comprehension in German. Facility in
speaking and understanding spoken German is stressed. Readings emphasize culture, literature
and contemporary life in the German-speaking countries. (Language)

115-117. Introductory Topics in German
See Topics Courses.

205. Intermediate German: Topics-German Cultures
Continuing development of linguistic and cultural competence in German by focusing on one
theme. Topic for 2013: Immigration. Topic for 2014: Fall of the Berlin Wall. Prerequisite: GER
103. (Language)

280/380. Internship See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent Study
Courses 280/380.

290/390. Individual Project See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent
Study Courses 290/390.

301. Personal Narratives
Development of composition and conversation skills through reading, discussion, and writing
about biographical and autobiographical works of selected individuals, from well-known figures
to family members. Prerequisite: GER 205. Offered every third year.

302. In the Media
Development of composition, conversation, and listening skills through reading, discussion, and
writing about articles and reports from contemporary news sources. Prerequisite: GER 205.
Offered every third year.

311. Introduction to Literature
Introduction to the genres and major literary periods in German literature. Development of
reading strategies and skills, with attention given to the advanced grammar needed to read
German intelligently. Short writing assignments to develop skill in analyzing texts. Prerequisite:
GER 205. Offered every third year. (Humanities)

315-317. Topics in German Studies
See Topics Courses.

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