German (GER)

College of Liberal Arts
Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
907-474-7231

GER F101X      Elementary German I      (h)
4 Credits

Offered Fall

Introduction to the German language and culture: development of proficiency in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 500 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language, and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.

Attributes: UAF GER Humanities Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 4 + 0 + 0

GER F102X      Elementary German II      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Introduction to the German language and culture: development of proficiency in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language, and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.

Prerequisites: GER F101X.

Attributes: UAF GER Humanities Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F103      Elementary German I Part I      (h)
2 Credits

Offered Summer

This is a 2 credit, 6-week online course in German language and culture, divided into 3 chapters. Essential parts are beginning communicative competence and performance, vocabulary and grammar, a high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as cultural competence.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 0 + 0

GER F104      Elementary German I Part II
2 Credits

Offered Summer

This is a 6-week online course in German language and culture. Essential components are beginning communicative competency and performance, vocabulary and grammar, a high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as cultural competence.

Prerequisites: GER F103.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 0 + 0

GER F105      Elementary German II Part I
2 Credits

Offered Summer

This is a 6-week online course in German language and culture. Essential components are communicative competence and performance, vocabulary and grammar, a high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as cultural competence.

Prerequisites: GER F104.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 0 + 0

GER F106      Elementary German II, Part II
2 Credits

Offered Summer

This is the continuation of Elementary German II, Part I, a 2 credit, 6-week online course in German language and culture. Essential components are some communicative competence and performance, vocabulary and grammar, a high level of proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as cultural competence.

Prerequisites: GER F105.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 0 + 0

GER F201      Intermediate German I      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Continuation of GER F102X. Increasing emphasis on reading ability and cultural material. Conducted in German.

Prerequisites: GER F102X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F202      Intermediate German II      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Continuation of GER F201. Increasing emphasis on reading ability and cultural material. Conducted in German.

Prerequisites: GER F201.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F301      Advanced German I      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Discussions and essays on more difficult subjects or texts. Translations, stylistic exercises and special grammatical problems. Conducted in German.

Prerequisites: COJO F131X or COJO F141X; WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; GER F202.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F302      Advanced German II      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Discussions and essays on more difficult subjects or texts. Translations, stylistic exercises and special grammatical problems. Conducted in German.

Prerequisites: COJO F131X or COJO F141X; WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; GER F301.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F431      Studies in the Culture of the German Speaking World      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Study of the cultures of the German-speaking world. Students may repeat course for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; GER F301; junior standing.

Special Notes: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F432      Studies of German Literature      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Intensive study of authors, literary texts, movements, genres, themes and/or critical approaches. Student may repeat course for credit when topics vary.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; GER F302; junior standing.

Special Notes: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F460      History of German Film      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

In-depth study of a representative selection of films from the 1920s to the present, taught in English and German (films will be in German with English subtitles). Students of German will have a special discussion session in German and will do reading and writing in German.

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Cross-listed with COJO F460.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0