GERM 3233: Building Language Skills through Culture I
Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year.
Development of oral and written skills using a content-based methodology and drawing on texts that deal with issues in contemporary culture of German-speaking countries. Emphasis on acquisition of a sophisticated understanding of cultural differences while building vocabulary, improving accuracy, and increasing facility in self-expression and communication.
Eligibility Guidelines: Successful completion of three or more years of high school German, or instructor consent, is required.
GERM 3255: Studies in 20th Century German Literature
Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year. Prerequisite: GERM 3233.
Study of a cohesive group of texts that mark the period. Attention will be given to the relevant socio-historical context and to the visual and performing arts. Taught in German.
Eligibility Guidelines: Successful completion of GERM 3233 is required.
Instructor Certification Requirements:
The preferred requirement for instructors wishing to teach UConn ECE German courses is a Bachelor’s Degree in German/German Studies and a Master’s Degree in German/German Studies. If the instructor has a Bachelor’s Degree in German and a Master’s Degree in Education or another equivalent field (e.g., International Studies), the instructor needs to complete at least two scholarly courses in the study of German/German Studies. The courses should be in a Graduate German Studies Department from an accredited university in the United States.