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German Courses

GRMN 1001 - Elementary German I

Introduction to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in German and to the culture of German-speaking regions. This course meets three (3) hours per week in the classroom and requires at least one (1) additional hour per week of online and/or language laboratory instruction.

Hours:
4



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GRMN 1002 - Elementary German II

Continued listening, speaking, reading, and writing in German and to the culture of French-speaking regions. This course meets three (3) hours per week in the classroom and requires at least one (1) additional hour per week of online and/or language laboratory instruction.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 1001 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
4



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GRMN 1002H - Honors Elementary German II

Honors Elementary GRMN II is an enriched continuation of GRMN 1001 that focuses on skills development in speaking, listening, comprehension, reading, writing, and familiarization with aspects of the target culture. The Honors course is sometimes taught on an individualized basis or in conjunction with a regular section of GRMN 1002. the honors section fosters greater development of skills through personalized attention and specialized assignments. For enrollment in Honors classes, students must have a 3.2 college GPA, or incoming freshmen must show a combined 1100+ SAT (or 24+ ACT) and a 3.5 high school GPA. Students must have completed any LS requirements.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 1001 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
4



Notes:
Not open to students who have credit in GRMN 2001 or higher or to native speakers.

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GRMN 1006 - Accelerated Beginning German

An accelerated 8-credit course for students with one to two years of a foreign language in high school. Can be taken in lieu of GRMN 1001 and 1002 or their equivalent. This communication-based program provides an intensive introduction to the first year of German. It stresses proficiency through fundamental grammar, conversation, composition and dictation, and familiarizes students with aspects of the target culture. The course delivery combines six hours of in-class work with a two-hour alternative instructional delivery through lab assignments, on-line course work, and service learning where applicable. May not be taken by students who have completed GRMN 1000 and 1002 or their equivalent.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 1000 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
8



Notes:
Not open to students who have credit in GRMN 2001 or to native speakers

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GRMN 1006A - Accelerated Beginning German

An accelerated 8-credit course for students with one to two years of a foreign language in high school. Can be taken in lieu of GRMN 1001 and 1002 or their equivalent. This communication-based program provides an intensive introduction to the first year of German. It stresses proficiency through fundamental grammar, conversation, composition and dictation, and familiarizes students with aspects of the target culture. The course delivery combines six hours of in-class work with a two-hour alternative instructional delivery through lab assignments, on-line course work, and service learning where applicable. May not be taken by students who have completed GRMN 1000 and 1002 or their equivalent.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 1000 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
8



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GRMN 2001 - Intermediate German I

Continued development and reinforcement of the fundamentals of grammar, vocabulary acquisition, pronunciation, speaking, reading and writing. Designed to increase linguistic and cultural proficiency through the situational use of the language and the study of authentic materials from German-speaking regions. Language laboratory and online assignments. Class conducted in German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 1002 or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 2001H - Honors Intermediate German I

Honors Intermediate German I is an enriched version of GRMN 2001. the first of two intermediate language courses presenting the fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, conversation, reading and writing. Designed to increase proficiency in German skills through study of authentic materials: dialogues, readings, writing exercises, and dictation/pronunciation drills. This course continues familiarizing students with the culture of German-speaking regions. Students who completed a third year of high school German with a grade of A may be a candidate to take this course; students may also take a placement test to gain access to GRMN 2001. The Honors course is sometimes taught on an individualized basis or in conjunction with a regular section of GRMN 2001. This honors section is a more intensive course that will build greater development of skills through personalized attention and specialized assignments. For enrollment in Honors classes, students must have a 3.2 college GPA, or incoming freshmen must show a combined 1100+ SAT (or 24+ ACT) and a 3.5+ high school GPA. Student must have completed any LS requirements.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 1002 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 2002 - Intermediate German II

Continued development and reinforcement of the fundamentals of grammar, vocabulary acquisition, pronunciation, speaking, reading and writing. Designed to increase linguistic and cultural proficiency through the situational use of the language and the study of authentic materials from German-speaking regions. Language laboratory and online assignments. Class conducted in German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 2001 or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 2002H - Honors Intermediate German II

Honors Intermediate German II is the second of two intermediate language courses presenting the fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, conversation, reading and writing. This honors section will provide a more rigorous immersion into conversation and reading comprehension using real world and culturally-oriented readings. Students will have a comprehensive review of grammar designed to strengthen and consolidate earlier course work. The Honors course is sometimes taught on an individualized basis or in conjunction with a regular section of GRMN 2002. The honors section fosters greater development of scholarly potential through personalized attention and specialized assignments. For enrollment in Honors classes, students must have a 3.2 college GPA, or incoming freshmen must show a combined 1100+ SAT (or 24+ ACT) and a 3.5+ high school GPA. Students must have completed any LS requirement.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 2001 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 2006 - Accelerated Intermediate German

An accelerated intermediate course appropriate for students with significant prior experience in German who wish to complete the intermediate level in one semester. This communication-based program extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in German and introduces the history and culture of Germany. The course provides a review of grammar, and stresses proficiency through oral and written communication. The course includes cultural and literary selections of the German-speaking world and web-enhanced instruction. Can be taken in lieu of GRMN 2001 and 2002 or their equivalent. Recommended for minors and majors in German. Conducted in the target language. May not be taken by students who have completed GRMN 2001 and 2002 or their equivalent. Open to native or heritage speakers of the language. Note: A native speaker may not register for certain German classes. A native speaker is defined as a person who graduated from a secondary school in which the language of instruction was German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 1002 or GRMN 1006, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
6



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GRMN 2006A - Accelerated Intermediate German

An accelerated intermediate course appropriate for students with significant prior experience in German who wish to complete the intermediate level in one semester. This communication-based program extends and deepens awareness and use of linguistic functions in German and introduces the history and culture of Germany. The course provides a review of grammar, and stresses proficiency through oral and written communication. The course includes cultural and literary selections of the German-speaking world and web-enhanced instruction. Can be taken in lieu of GRMN 2001 and 2002 or their equivalent. Recommended for minors and majors in German. Conducted in the target language. May not be taken by students who have completed GRMN 2001 and 2002 or their equivalent. Open to native or heritage speakers of the language.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 1002 or GRMN 1006, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 2950 - Study Abroad

The study of the German language and German culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1-6



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GRMN 2960 - Study Abroad

The study of the German language and German culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1-6



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GRMN 2970 - Study Abroad

The study of the German language and German culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1-6



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GRMN 2990 - Special Topics

Study of an area of language, literature or culture not fully covered in other regular courses. Topics vary and announced in advance. May be repeated for 1-3 credit hours for a maximum of six credits if topic is different.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: GRMN 2001 and GRMN 2002, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
1-3



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GRMN 3010 - German Literature & Culture I

An introduction to German civilization through the 18th century. Provides an overview of the chief social, literary and artistic trends and of the most important figures and events of the period. Class conducted in German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 2002 or GRMN 2006, or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 3020 - German Literature & Culture II

Guided informal discussions in German on assigned topics. Intended to increase fluency, improve pronunciation; expand vocabulary and master idiomatic expressions. Assignments include compositions, dictation and oral presentations. Class conducted in German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 2002 or GRMN 2006, or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 3030 - German Cinema

This course will provide students with an introduction to important movements, directors, and genres in the history of German film. Students will be introduced to techniques that filmmakers use to express themselves. Students will learn about socio-political developments in twentieth century Germany and the effect of these events on filmmakers; you will write and speak about your responses to film; you will develop a working vocabulary of major film terms; you will be able to trace major trends, influences and figures of German cinema; you will use analytical techniques that we practice in class to consider other films; and you will learn to view films more critically and to better appreciate all cinema as an art form. Course taught in German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: GRMN 2002 and GRMN 2006, or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 3150 - Advanced Conversation and Composition

Guided informal discussions in German on assigned topics. Intended to increase fluency, improve pronunciation, expand vocabulary and master idiomatic expressions. Assignments include compositions, dictation and oral presentations. Class conducted in German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: GRMN 2001 and GRMN 2002, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 3160 - Business German

Introduction to the German business world, with analysis of its various political and commercial institutions as well as the socio-economic aspects of contemporary Germany. Emphasis on social, economic, and business practices in fields ranging from commerce to advertising to banking. This course is designed to familiarize students with German business practices, vocabulary, and correspondence. Class conducted in German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 2001 or GRMN 2002, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 3310 - German Conversation and Composition

Guided informal discussions in German on assigned topics. Intended to increase fluency, improve pronunciation; expand vocabulary and master idiomatic expressions. Assignments include compositions, dictation and oral presentations. Class conducted in German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 2002 or GRMN 2006, or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 3610 - Business German

Introduction to the German business world, with analysis of its various political and commercial institutions as well as the socio-economic aspects of contemporary Germany. Emphasis on social, economic, and business practices in fields ranging from commerce to advertising to banking. This course is designed to familiarize students with German business practices, vocabulary, and correspondence. Class conducted in German.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 2002 or GRMN 2006, or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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GRMN 3950 - Study Abroad

The study of the German language and German culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1-6



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GRMN 3960 - Study Abroad

The study of the German language and German culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1-6



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GRMN 3970 - Study Abroad

The study of the German language and German culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1-6



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GRMN 3990 - Special Topics

Study of an area of language, literature or culture not fully covered in other regular courses. Topics vary and announced in advance. May be repeated for 1-3 credit hours for a maximum of six credits if topic is different.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 2002 or GRMN 2006, or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
1-3



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GRMN 4950 - Study Abroad

The study of the German language and culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in one of the Study Abroad Programs of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1-6



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GRMN 4960 - Study Abroad

The study of the German language and culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in one of the Study Abroad Programs of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1-6



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GRMN 4970 - Study Abroad

The study of the German language and culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in one of the Study Abroad Programs of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1-6



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GRMN 4990 - Special Topics

Study of an area of language, literature or culture not fully covered in other regular courses. Topics vary and announced in advance. May be repeated for 1-3 credit hours for a maximum of six credits if topic is different.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: GRMN 2002 or placement by the Department of Modern Languages

Hours:
3



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