PLU German Courses

GERM 101 : Elementary German I

Basic skills of oral and written communication in classroom and laboratory practice. Use of materials reflecting contemporary German life. (4)

GERM 102 : Elementary German II

Basic skills of oral and written communication in classroom and laboratory practice. Use of materials reflecting contemporary German life. Prerequisite: GERM 101 or equivalent. (4)

GERM 190/FYEP 190: First Year Inquiry

A four-credit seminar to introduce students to the methods and topics of study within a particular academic discipline or field. Students practice the academic skills that are at the center of the General Education Program. (4)

GERM 201 : Intermediate German I – C

Continued practice in oral and written communication in classroom and laboratory. Use of materials which reflect contemporary life as well as the German cultural heritage. Prerequisite: GERM 102 or equivalent. (4)

GERM 202 : Intermediate German II – C

Continued practice in oral and written communication in classroom and laboratory. Use of materials which reflect contemporary life as well as the German cultural heritage. Prerequisite: GERM 201 or equivalent. (4)

GERM 287 : Special Topics in German

To provide undergraduate students with new, one-time, and developing courses not yet available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as ST: followed by the specific title designated by the academic unit. (1 to 4)

GERM 288 : Special Topics in German

To provide undergraduate students with new, one-time, and developing courses not yet available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as ST: followed by the specific title designated by the academic unit. (1 to 4)

GERM 289 : Special Topics in German

To provide undergraduate students with new, one-time, and developing courses not yet available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as ST: followed by the specific title designated by the academic unit. (1 to 4)

GERM 291 : Directed Study

To provide individual undergraduate students with introductory study not available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as DS: followed by the specific title designated by the student. (1 to 4)

GERM 301 : Composition and Conversation I – C

Intensive review of grammar with emphasis on idiomatic usage; use of contemporary authors as models of style. Conversation on topics of student interest.Prerequisite: GERM 202 or equivalent. (4)

GERM 302 : Composition and Conversation II – C

Intensive review of grammar with emphasis on idiomatic usage; use of contemporary authors as models of style. Conversation on topics of student interest.Prerequisite: GERM 301 or equivalent. (4).

GERM 331 : Language, Art and Culture in the New Germany – C

This interdisciplinary course based in Berlin, Germany, combines German language instruction and an authentic home stay experience with language immersion and close cultural study of the three main German-speaking countries, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. (4)

GERM 387 : Special Topics in German

To provide undergraduate students with new, one-time, and developing courses not yet available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as ST: followed by the specific title designated by the academic unit. (1 to 4)

GERM 388 : Special Topics in German

To provide undergraduate students with new, one-time, and developing courses not yet available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as ST: followed by the specific title designated by the academic unit. (1 to 4)

GERM 389 : Special Topics in German

To provide undergraduate students with new, one-time, and developing courses not yet available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as ST: followed by the specific title designated by the academic unit. (1 to 4)

GERM 411 : German Cultural History to 1750 – C

From the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment. An exploration of German cultural history through the study of art, music, and literature. Prerequisite: GERM 302. (4)

GERM 412 : German Cultural History Since 1750 – C

From the Enlightenment to the present. This course explores representative works and trends in German politics, philosophy, literature, art and music. Prerequisite:GERM 302. (4)

GERM 423 : Topics in German Literature and Culture I – C, LT

An opportunity to pursue an in-depth study of a specific aspect or topic in German-language literature and culture. May be repeated for credit with different topic.Prerequisite: GERM 302. (4)

GERM 424 : Topics in German Literature and Culture II – C, LT

An opportunity to pursue an in-depth study of a specific aspect or topic in German-language literature and culture. May be repeated for credit with different topic.Prerequisite: GERM 302. (4)

GERM 487 : Special Topics in German

To provide undergraduate students with new, one-time, and developing courses not yet available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as ST: followed by the specific title designated by the academic unit. (1 to 4)

GERM 488 : Special Topics in German

To provide undergraduate students with new, one-time, and developing courses not yet available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as ST: followed by the specific title designated by the academic unit. (1 to 4)

GERM 489 : Special Topics in German

To provide undergraduate students with new, one-time, and developing courses not yet available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as ST: followed by the specific title designated by the academic unit. (1 to 4)

GERM 491 : Independent Study

To provide individual undergraduate students with advanced study not available in the regular curriculum. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as IS: followed by the specific title designated by the student. (1 to 4)

GERM 495 : Internship

To permit undergraduate students to relate theory and practice in a work situation. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as Intern: followed by the specific title designated by the instructor in consultation with the student. (1 to 12)

GERM 499 : Capstone: Senior Project – SR

To enable senior students in an academic unit to share their work and receive group criticism. The title will be listed on the student term-based record as Capstone and may be followed by a specific title designated by the academic unit. (4)