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GERM 1300 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC, ECC

Beginning German Conversation I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Basic practice in comprehension and production of the spoken language. Emphasis on oral communication with an introduction of basic grammatical concepts and the development of reading and vocabulary skills. Cultural topics will be discussed. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1605015413


GERM 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Beginning German I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Course Description: This is the first semester of academic transfer German. It is an introductory course intended for students with little or no knowledge of the language. Its aim is to present essential vocabulary and grammar, and to develop the pronunciation, listening, reading, and writing skills necessary for basic communication and comprehension. Customs and cultural insights are also presented. This course is cross-listed as GERM 1411 but is also used in Study Abroad programs. Students may register for either GERM 1311 or GERM 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1605015113


GERM 1312 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at BHC

Beginning German II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: GERM 1311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer German. It continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in GERM 1311. Students are expected to acquire a substantial amount of vocabulary and begin to deal with idiomatic language and more advanced syntax. This course is cross-listed as GERM 1412 but is used only in Study Abroad programs. Students may register for either GERM 1312 or GERM 1412 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 1 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1605015113


GERM 1411 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, RLC

Beginning German I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Course Description: This is the first semester of academic transfer German. This course is an introductory course intended for students with little or no knowledge of the language. Its aim is to present essential vocabulary and grammar, and to develop the pronunciation, listening, reading, and writing skills necessary for basic communication and comprehension. Customs and cultural insights are also presented. This course is cross-listed as GERM 1311, which is also used in Study Abroad programs. Students may register for either GERM 1311 or GERM 1411 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1605015113


GERM 1412 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, RLC

Beginning German II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: GERM 1411 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the second semester of academic transfer German. This course continues the oral practice, reading, writing, grammar and cultural studies begun in GERM 1411. Students are expected to acquire a substantial amount of vocabulary and begin to deal with idiomatic language and more advanced syntax. This course is cross-listed as GERM 1312, which is used only in Study Abroad programs. Students may register for either GERM 1312 or GERM 1412 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1605015113


GERM 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Intermediate German I
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: GERM 1412 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the third semester of academic transfer German. This course is designed to further develop students' overall language proficiency and cultural knowledge through more advanced reading, listening, speaking and writing exercises. Grammatical concepts are reviewed and expanded. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1605015213


GERM 2312 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, RLC

Intermediate German II
This is a Texas Common Course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: GERM 2311 or the equivalent or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Course Description: This is the fourth semester of academic transfer German. This course is a continuation of GERM 2311. The stress is on reading, composition, grammatical complexities, and intense oral practice, with continued studies of the culture. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 1605015213



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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