The following courses are offered in Austria. Click an item to expand or collapse it.

GRMN341, 342, 343
Advanced Grammar I

2, 2, 2qh credits

This course introduces and practices grammatical structures on the advanced level.

GRMN335, 336, 337
Advanced Listening Comprehension I

2, 2, 2qh credits

An advanced course continuing the development of the techniques acquired in the previous quarters.

GRMN306, 307, 308
Advanced Oral Expression I

2, 2, 2qh credits

An advanced course continuing the development of the techniques acquired in GRMN215, 216, 217. This course will prepare the student for the examination (OSD ZDO B1/ZB1).

GRMN325, 326, 327
Advanced Reading Comprehension I

2, 2, 2qh credits

An advanced course continuing the development of the techniques acquired in GRMN221, 222, 223. This course will prepare the student for the (ÖSD) examination “Mittelstufe.”

GRMN381, 382, 383
Advanced Vocabulary

1, 1, 1qh credits

By means of interactive exercises, this course develops and practices vocabulary on the advanced level in comprehension, speaking, spelling, and writing.

GRMN311, 312, 313
Advanced Written Expression I

2, 2, 2qh credits

An advanced course continuing the development of the techniques acquired in GRMN211, 212, 213. This course will prepare the student for the examination (OSD ZDO B1/ZB1).

HMEC110
Austrian Cuisine

1.5qh credits

Introduction to Austrian cuisine. Students will prepare vegetarian hors-d'oeuvres, entrees, and desserts traditional to the Austrian culture.

HIST/GRMN130
Austrian Culture and History

2qh credits

This course introduces Austrian culture, history, and typical Austrian vocabulary, and prepares the students for the Vienna tour.

BUAD/GRMN105, 106
Beginning Business German

2, 2qh credits

Introduction to Business German. In this course students optimize their linguistic ability in general business areas and prepare themselves for business talks. Scenarios from working life are prominent. A minimum of five students is required.

GRMN180
Beginning Conversation

1qh credits

Based on real life situations, this course in beginning German helps students to apply the acquired structures and vocabulary in interactive exercises.

GRMN101, 102, 103
Beginning German

9, 9, 9qh credits

Designed for students with no previous knowledge of the German language. Set in the context of daily life situations and the German culture, this course focuses on vocabulary, grammar, syntax, and writing. Taken concurrently with Beginning Phonetics and Vocabulary.

GRMN101, 102, 103
Beginning German

2, 2, 2qh credits | offered Summer

An intensive introduction to the fundamentals of the German language. Focus includes grammar, spelling, composition, dictation, reading, pronunciation, and culture. Does not apply toward a German major or minor. No credit for students with previous college-level Beginning German credit. Twelve hours of classroom instruction per week.

GRMN151, 152, 153
Beginning Oral Expression

1, 1, 1qh credits | offered Summer

Focus includes vocabulary, conversation, role-playing, and pronunciation. Three hours of classroom instruction and three hours of laboratory under supervision, per week. Taken concurrently with GRMN101, 102, 103.

GRMN120
Beginning Phonetics

2qh credits

This course cultivates accurate German pronunciation by means of training techniques in the classroom. Taken concurrently with Beginning German 101, 102, 103.

GRMN181, 182, 183
Beginning Vocabulary

1, 1, 1qh credits

With interactive exercises, this course introduces and practices beginning vocabulary in comprehension, pronunciation, spelling, and speaking.

MUPF121, 122, 123
Bell Choir

1, 1, 1qh credits

Meets once a week for two hours. Performances in church services, at the public Christmas concert, and on trips to Switzerland, Germany, and Austria.

MUPF151, 152, 153
Brass Ensemble

1, 1, 1qh credits

Meets once a week for two hours. Performances in church services, week of prayer, and at the public Christmas concert.

MUPF146, 147, 148
Chamber Orchestra

1, 1, 1qh credits

Meets once a week for two hours. Performances in church services, Friday night vespers, and at the public Christmas concert.

MUPF136, 137, 138
Choir

1, 1, 1qh credits

Meets once a week for two hours. Trips to Switzerland, Germany, and Austria are included in the third quarter.

RELB101, 102, 103
Dogmatics

2, 2, 2qh credits

Designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of German. Presented in a very simple manner with emphasis placed on the Gospels, the book of Acts and the prophesies of Revelation. A Seventh-day Adventist point of view will be considered.

RELB201, 202, 203
Dogmatics

2, 2, 2qh credits

Designed for students with an elementary knowledge of German. Emphasis is placed on the Seventh-day Adventist point of view regarding Christian doctrines. Topics include revelation and inspiration, the Bible, and German translations of the Bible.

RELB301, 302, 303
Dogmatics

2, 2, 2qh credits

Designed for students with an elementary knowledge of German. Emphasis is placed on the Seventh-day Adventist point of view regarding Christian doctrines. Topics include Christology, the salvation of man, the Christian life, the Church, and Eschatology.

HIST/GRMN267, 268, 269
European Civilization I

2, 2, 2qh credits

A survey of European history dealing with the historical, geographical, political, and social studies of the European countries, with particular emphasis placed on Germany and the German speaking regions. This course prepares students for the Berlin and Germany tour.

HIST/GRMN367, 368, 369
European Civilization II

2, 2, 2qh credits

An in-depth study of European history examining in detail the events covered in HIST/GRMN267, 268, 269.

GRMN214, 344, 384
German in Films

2, 2, 2qh credits

This course introduces spoken German as well as details of the German-speaking cultures in films. Subtitles may be used to enhance understanding. Many of the films are based on German, Austrian, or Swiss history and/or literature.

GRMN191, 192, 193
Intensive German Review I

3, 3, 3qh credits | offered Summer

An intensive review of the fundamentals of the German language. Focus includes grammar, spelling, composition, dictation, oral expression, reading, and culture. Fifteen hours of classroom instruction and three hours of laboratory per week.

GRMN241, 242, 243
Intermediate Grammar

3, 3, 3qh credits

This course introduces and practices structures of the German language on the intermediate level to enable the students to express a more complex content adequately.

GRMN235, 236, 237
Intermediate Listening Comprehension

2, 2, 2qh credits

This course gives the student the opportunity to listen to different kinds of texts, i.e., everyday language situations, radio programs, German literature, TV news, and videos.

GRMN215, 216, 217
Intermediate Oral Expression

1, 2, 1qh credits

Based on real life situations this course familiarizes the student with useful structures in everyday language. It consists of comprehension, pronunciation, correct expression, and interactive exercises.

GRMN221, 222, 223
Intermediate Reading Comprehension

3, 3, 3qh credits

This course gives the student practice opportunities in the comprehension of different texts and literary styles. It trains not only global comprehension but also the comprehension of details.

GRMN251, 252, 253
Intermediate Vocabulary

1, 1, 1qh credits

By means of interactive exercises, this course develops and practices vocabulary on the intermediate level in comprehension, pronunciation, spelling, and speaking.

GRMN211, 212, 213
Intermediate Written Expression

2, 2, 2qh credits

This course gives students training and practice in the technique of German composition. It consists of focused exercises and written work that stress sentence construction and the verb tenses.

GRMN145, 146, 147
Multimedia Language Lab

1, 1, 1qh credits

This course aids students in practicing listening comprehension, as well as the acquired structures and vocabulary with online exercises in the computer lab.

GRMN245, 246, 247
Multimedia Language Lab

1, 1, 1qh credits

This course aids students to exercise listening comprehension, as well as the acquired structures and vocabulary on the intermediate level with online exercises in the computer lab.

GRMN378, 379, 380
Multimedia Language Lab

1, 1, 1qh credits

This course aids students to exercise listening comprehension, as well as the acquired structures and vocabulary on an advanced level with online exercises in the computer lab.

PEAC104, 105, 106
Physical Education

1, 1, 1qh credits

This class serves as a physical complement to the intensive study program. Activities vary, but may include soccer (indoors and out), gymnastics, volleyball, ski and snowboard (during the winter quarter).

GRMN390
PREPARATION FOR OSD ZERTIFIKAT ZDO B1/ ZB1

1qh credits

An intensive review of the four linguistic skills in German (listening, reading, speaking, and writing) at the advanced I level.

MUPF165, 166, 167
Private Music Lessons

0.5–1, 0.5–1, 0.5–1qh credits

One lesson per week in flute, organ, piano, guitar, violin, or voice. (There will be a supplementary charge for these lessons.)

GRMN354, 355, 356
Survey of Literature for Advanced German

2, 2, 2qh credits

An in-depth survey of German literature presented in GRMN254, 255, 256. This course presents the life and works of notable German, Austrian, and Swiss authors. Includes target-level discussions and readings of literary works in their original language. Previous knowledge of German is a prerequisite. A minimum of five students is required.