Summer Program

The Department of Germanics offers an intensive foreign language program during the summer. Whether you are interested in learning a language for work, travel or personal enrichment, or to supplement your other educational goals, we can help. Courses are offered at the first and second-year level, and also with an emphasis on reading skills only. Current course offerings.

GERMAN 100 Intensive First-Year German (15) 

Accelerated first-year German. Speaking and listening. Secondary objectives are reading and writing.  This courses allows you to complete the equivalent of one year's worth of a college-level foreign language in just nine weeks. 

GERMAN 103 First-Year German (5) 

The methods and objectives are primarily communicative, with emphasis on speaking and listening. Secondary objectives are reading and writing. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: either GERMAN 102, GERMAN 111, or score of 36-56 on German placement test.

GERMAN 121 First-Year Reading German (5) 

Special beginning course devoted exclusively to the reading objective.

GERMAN 122 First-Year Reading German (5) 

Special beginning course devoted exclusively to the reading objective; GERMAN 122 continuation of GERMAN 121.

GERMAN 201 Second-Year German (5) VLPA 

Systematic review of German grammar. Intensive practice in conversation, reading, and writing. First in a sequence of three. Recommended: GERMAN 103.