Minor in German
The minor provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the language and cultural forms of the German-speaking Europe, including literature, the arts, history, business, and politics.
Hours required: 18
After completion of German 202: Intermediate German II, students will need to complete the following two courses:
- GERM 301 High Intermediate German I
- Continuation of GERM 202. Further development of students' use of German through reading and discussion of literary and non-literary texts (spoken, written, multimedia, combined with intensive grammar review. Introduction to expressive functions of German with emphasis on spoken and written communication. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 302. Prerequisite: GERM 202 or placement by examination. LEC.
The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.
- GERM 302 High Intermediate German II
- Continuation of GERM 301. Refinement and expansion of students' use of German. Reading and discussion in German of literary and non-literary texts (spoken, written, multimedia), combined with continued intensive grammar review. E mphasis on better understanding German grammatical structures and acquisition of vocabulary. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 401. Prerequisite: GERM 301 or placement by examination. LEC.
Spring 2020 Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class # LEC Linden, Ari
MWF 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4019 - LAWRENCE
3 41580 LEC Meyertholen, Andrea
MWF 02:00-02:50 PM WES 4019 - LAWRENCE
12 additional hours at the 300, 400, and 500 levels. GERM 315 and GERM 316 are strongly encouraged because they are prerequisites for courses above GERM 402 (except GERM 444 and GERM 462).
One approved 3-credit course offered by another department or program and with significant content related to German-speaking Europe (300-500 level) may be counted toward the German minor. A 600-level course may be counted only with approval of the Undergraduate Advisor.
At least 9 credits at the 300 level and above must be acquired in residence at KU. Credits earned while studying abroad in KU programs are resident KU credits.