2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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German (GRMN)

GRMN 1000 -  Germany and the Germans  (3 Credits)  

Introduces the ways in which the various aspects of German culture help define German life and national identity. By examining art, music and media, primarily of the 20th century, students explore what it means to be German. Note: Taught in English. Term offered: spring, fall. Max hours: 3 Credits. GT: Course is approved by the Colorado Dept of Higher Education for statewide guaranteed transfer, GT-AH4.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Additional Information: Denver Core Requirement, Humanities; GT courses GT Pathways, GT-AH4, Arts Hum: Foreign Languages.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

GRMN 1010 -  Beginning German I  (5 Credits)  

Introduces basic grammar, sentence structure and speech patterns. Note: Students may not enroll in any lower division (1000/2000) language skills course in which their level of proficiency exceeds that of the course. Students placing into a course through any means other than following the regular sequence must consult with an appropriate faculty member of the Dept. of Modern Languages prior to enrollment. Term offered: fall. Max hours: 5 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

GRMN 1020 -  Beginning German II  (5 Credits)  

(Continuation of GRMN 1010.) Note: Students may not enroll in any lower division (1000/2000) language skills course in which their level of proficiency exceeds that of the course. Students placing into a course through any means other than following the regular sequence must consult with an appropriate faculty member of the Dept. of Modern Languages prior to enrollment. Note: This course assumes that students have passed GRMN 1010 or equivalent, or have taken one year of high school German, or possess equivalent proficiency. A grade of C- or higher in GRMN 1010 is recommended for success in this course. This course is not intended for native speakers. Term offered: spring. Max hours: 5 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

GRMN 3200 -  Current German Society and Culture  (3 Credits)  

Provides students with a detailed overview of the systems in modern, united Germany such as social, educational, and political. Examines how Germany sees itself as a vital member of the EU. Exposes students to rudimentary use of the German language. Prereq: Sophomore standing. Term offered: spring, fall. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher.

Additional Information: Denver Core Requirement, International Perspectives.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

GRMN 3995 -  Global Study Topics  (1-15 Credits)  

This course is reserved for CU Denver faculty-led study abroad experiences. The course topic will vary based on the location and course content. Students register through the Office of Global Education. Term offered: spring, summer, fall. Repeatable. Max Hours: 15 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 15.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

GRMN 4690 -  Methods of Teaching Modern Languages  (3 Credits)  

Studies the methods and practices of teaching modern languages. Note: requirement for language majors in the teacher certification program, School of Education, CU Denver. This course is taught in English and does not fulfill the foreign language proficiency requirement for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Cross-listed with MLNG 4690, MLNG 5690, SPAN 4690, SPAN 5690, FREN 4690, FREN 5690, GRMN 5690, CHIN 4690, CHIN 5690. Term offered: fall. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall.

GRMN 4691 -  Methods of Teaching Modern Languages II  (3 Credits)  

A continuation of the study of modern language teaching methods. This second course has an emphasis on experiential learning through individual teaching demonstrations, class observations, as well as team teaching with experienced instructors. Cross-listed with MLNG 4691, MLNG 5691, SPAN 4691, SPAN 5691, FREN 4691, FREN 5691, GRMN 5691, CHIN 4691, CHIN 5691. Prereq: MLNG 4690 or SPAN 4690 or FREN 4690 or GRMN 4690 or CHIN 4690. Term offered: spring. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Prereq: MLNG 4690 or SPAN 4690 or FREN 4690 or GRMN 4690 or CHIN 4690

Typically Offered: Spring.