2012-2014 Catalog

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

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Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
GERM 101Beginning German I3.00
Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. Practice in reading and writing. Only for students with no previous German study.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having no High School German; otherwise German placement test must be taken or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
GERM 102Beginning German II3.00
Continuation of GERM 101.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 101, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
GERM 189German Elective1.00 - 24.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
GERM 201Intermediate German I3.00
Intensive oral practice; review of fundamentals of German; conversation; reading.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 102, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
GERM 202Intermediate German II3.00
Contemporary German usage through the reading and oral discussion of various modern short stories. Practice in writing.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 201, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
GERM 289German Elective1.00 - 24.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
GERM 301German Conversation I3.00
Emphasis on speaking and listening skills developed through reading and oral discussion of contemporary texts, along with some literature selections.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
GERM 302German Conversation II3.00
Similar to GERM 301, but deals with different conversational topics.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
GERM 344German Colloquy3.00
Conversation in German based on readings in German literature or in some other area for which suitable texts are available. Practice with grammar and writing. May be repeated for a total of nine credits with different content.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
GERM 351German Communication-Culture I3.00
Emphasis on the communicative use of German in classroom discussions and in short writings, based on the study of authentic texts and videos which reflect the contemporary German-speaking world. Practice with German grammar.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
GERM 352German Communication-Culture II3.00
Similar to GERM 351, but deals with different texts and videos.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
GERM 389German Elective1.00 - 24.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
GERM 399German Study Abroad6.00 - 18.00
Formal study abroad of German language, literature, and culture gained during a semester of formal study at the Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg, Germany. Information on the official exchange program between UW-Superior and the Carl von Ossietzky University is available in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Programs must be approved by the department before departure.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
GERM 498Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
For advanced students who have successfully completed upper-division-level courses in German and are capable of independent work. Studies carried on under direction of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms

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