Placement Information

Foreign Languages and Literatures


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Enrolling in the Right Course

This table provides you with suggested courses based on your language background. If you have any additional questions concerning what course you should take, please contact a German instructor for more information.

 

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Beginning German I(Ger 1101, Fall Semester only)

never before studied German, or taken one year of a German language course in high school.

Beginning German II(Ger 1102, Spring Semester only)
taken two years of recent high school German language courses.
Intermediate German I(Ger 1201, Fall Semester only)
taken three years of high school German language courses.
Intermediate German II(Ger 1202, Spring Semester only)
taken 4 years of high school German language courses
Advanced German(Ger 2301, Fall Semester only)
taken 4-5 years of high school German language courses.

Culture/Literature

Students normally follow German 2301 with upper division literature and culture courses.

Credit by Exam

Students who begin their work in Ger 1202 or Ger 2301 and who earn an A or a B have the option to receive credit for the courses they have skipped, beginning with Ger 1201. To receive this credit, students will need to pay to Administration a credit-by-exam fee ($50/credit) and fill out the appropriate forms. Please ask your German Studies instructor how to do this.