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

GRMN315, 316, 317
Advanced Comprehensive German I

6, 6, 6qh credits

For students with previous experience with the German language. Emphasis is on grammar, writing, listening and reading comprehension, and oral expression.

GRMN415, 416, 417
Advanced Comprehensive German II

6, 6, 6qh credits

For students who completed GRMN315, 316, or 317. Emphasis is on grammar writing, listening and reading comprehension, and oral expression.

GRMN341, 342, 343
Advanced Grammar I

2, 2, 2qh credits

This course is designed as an intensive study of German grammar combined with exercises. Students will get acquainted with a mixture of relevant topics.

GRMN441, 442, 443
Advanced Grammar II

2, 2, 2qh credits

This course is designed as an intensive study of German grammar combined with exercises. For students who completed GRMN341 or 342.

GRMN347, 348, 349
Advanced Phonetics

2, 2, 2qh credits

In the advanced level, the contents of the course result from a careful analysis of a perfect pronunciation combined with exercises to contrastive rhetoric.

GRMN101, 102
Beginning German

4, 4qh credits

Tailored to students with little or no previous experience with the German language. This course focuses on grammar, vocabulary, syntax and spelling.

GRMN127, 128
Beginning Oral Expression

4, 4qh credits

This course complements the course GRMN101, 102, 103, and stresses the vocabulary and structure of the spoken language. Language practice through a variety of activities.

GRMN121, 122
Beginning Phonetics

2, 2qh credits

This course trains students in oral expression, including single sounds. Accent and intonation training are a precondition for successful communication.

MUPF151, 152, 153
Brass Ensemble

1, 1, 1qh credits

Meets once a week. Also suitable for beginners.

ART310
Ceramics: Drawing/Handicraft

1qh credits

The aim of this course is to provide the basic skills of artistic sculpture (earthenware, majolica, etc.), modeling and plaster cast techniques, as well as to introduce various handicrafts techniques.

MUPF136, 137, 138
Choir

1, 1, 1qh credits

Open to all students, participation encouraged. University choir, ensembles, or international choir.

GRMN 160
Conversation Lab

1, 1, 1qh credits

Conversation practice in small groups with role plays, games, and real life practice.

GRMN 260
Conversation Lab

1qh credits

Conversation practice in small groups with role plays, games, and real life practice.

GRMN 360
Conversation Lab

1qh credits

Conversation practice in small groups, advanced level I.

GRMN 460
Conversation Lab

1qh credits

Conversation practice in small groups, advanced level II.

GRMN171, 172
Cultural Studies I

2, 2qh credits

Introduction to the geography, history, and culture of German speaking regions. Field trips are included.

GRMN275, 276
Cultural Studies II

2, 2qh credits

Introduction to the geography, history, and culture of German speaking regions. Field trips are included. Intermediate knowledge of German is necessary.

GRMN375, 376, 377
Cultural Studies III

2, 2, 2qh credits

This course deals with different cultural aspects such as music, literature, the press, humor, and the image of the Germans and their struggle for identity. A number of cultural trips throughout the whole study year are an integral part of this course.

GRMN/HMEC118, 119
German Cuisine

1, 1qh credits

Students learn to cook and bake a variety of German dishes. Co-taught by cafeteria chef. Minimum of 3 required.

HIST284, 285
German History

2, 2qh credits

A survey of German history from Medieval times to the recent past including the reunification of the two Germanys.

GRMN/HIST385, 386
German History

2, 2qh credits

A survey of German history with emphasis on Medieval times, the Reformation and aspects of modern history including the Cold War era and the reunification of Germany. Both political history, as well as cultural and church history, will be covered. Films and visits to several historical sites are an integral part of the course.

GRMN357, 358
Germany and its Culture

2, 2qh credits

Lectures, readings, and excursions on German culture, its sociology, arts, and literature, with the special emphasis on the social development after 1989.

GRMN195, 196, 197
Independent Reading

1, 1, 1qh credits

Students take this course on the basis of a contract with their teacher. Graded reading material and presentation of a reading report on material covered. Requirement: Basic reading skills.

GRMN395
Independent Reading (Topic)

1qh credits

Students take this course on the basis of a contract with their teacher. Graded reading material and presentation of a reading report on material covered. Requirement: Advanced reading skills.

GRMN295, 296, 297
Independent Study

1, 1, 1qh credits

Students take this course on the basis of a contract with their teacher. Graded works of literature and presentation of a reading report on material covered. Requirement: intermediate reading skills.

GRMN205, 206, 207
Intermediate German

4, 4, 4qh credits

For students with some previous experience with the German language. Emphasis on grammar and written, listening, and reading expression.

GRMN215, 216, 217
Intermediate Oral Expression

4, 4, 4qh credits

Designed for students taking GRMN205, 206, 207, this course familiarizes the student with useful structures in everyday language. Comprehension, pronunciation, intonation, correct expression and interactive exercises are stressed.

GRMN227, 228, 229
Intermediate Phonetics

2, 2, 2qh credits

This course trains oral expression, including single sounds. Accent and intonation training are a precondition for successful communication.

GRMN397
Internship

1-3qh credits

One (1) credit repeatable for a total of three (3) credits for the whole academic year. Seventy-five (75) hours per credit per quarter (7.5 hours per week) required. Internship credit must be included in the maximum total of 18 quarter hours.

MUPF165, 166, 167
Music Lessons

1, 1, 1qh credits

Individual lessons (voice, guitar, piano, organ, keyboard) are available. Additional fee is required and the student must pay it directly to the international school.

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 outdoors), aerobics, volleyball, horseback riding (additional fee), etc.

GRMN373, 374
Preparation for Goethe or telc Zertifikat B1

2, 2qh credits

Required for the Goethe or telc Zertifikat B1 examination preparation with the focus on written, listening, and oral exercises.

GRMN 471, 472
Preparation for Test DaF B2 or C1

2, 2qh credits

Preparation for the TestDaf or "C1 Hochschule" examination. If needed, B2 preparation may also be offered. Focus on writing, listening, reading, speaking, and the exam format.

SOWK311, 312, 313
Social Work

2, 2, 2qh credits

Students are free to choose one social work course, but they need to make sure that they arrange special assignments in cooperation with the lecturer. Courses which are offered cover a wide range of topics including psychology, international social work, and many others.

GRMN354, 355, 356
Survey of Literature for Advanced German

2, 2, 2qh credits

A survey of some of the most important German literary periods and their authors.

RELT351, 352, 353
Theology

2, 2, 2qh credits

Students are free to choose a theology course. Lecturers will make recommendations concerning the best suitable course from the following areas: Christian beliefs, church history, church growth, or anthropology.