German (GER)

Credit Courses

GER 101 Beginning German I (5 Units)

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, orthography and conversation.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

GER 102 Beginning German II (5 Units)

Prerequisites: GER 101 or two years of high school German or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, orthography and conversation.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

GER 103 Intermediate German I (5 Units)

Prerequisites: GER 102 or three years of high school German or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Review of basic structures, with emphasis on comprehension and vocabulary building.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, IGETC Area 6A, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

GER 104 Intermediate German II (5 Units)

Prerequisites: GER 103 or four years of high school German or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 90 (90 lecture)

Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Review of grammatical structures, vocabulary building through readings, research and discussion of cultural topics. Continuation of German 103.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area C

Transfer Information: CSUGE Area C2, IGETC Area 3B, CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

GER 120 Beginning Conversation (2 Units)

Prerequisites: GER 101 or two years of high school German or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Promotion of free and spontaneous oral expression in German at the elementary level.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

GER 130 Intermediate Conversation (2 Units)

Prerequisites: GER 102 or 120 or three years of high school German or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Skills of conversation, via topic-oriented expanded vocabulary at the intermediate level.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

GER 134 Intermediate Business German (3 Units)

Prerequisites: GER 102 or 3 years of High School German or qualifying score on the SBCC SoML placement exam.

Hours: 54 (54 lecture)

Introduction to high-frequency vocabulary used in business transactions and settings in German-speaking countries. Designed to prepare students to successfully handle business-related situations in German. Promotes the understanding of German corporate culture as reflected on application processes and interviews, emails, phone conversations, business meetings and business travel.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable

GER 140 Intermediate Conversation (2 Units)

Prerequisites: GER 103 or 130 or four years of high school German or qualifying score on SBCC SoML placement exam.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 36 (36 lecture)

Skills of conversation, via topic-oriented expanded vocabulary at the intermediate level.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

GER 299 Independent Study In German (1-4 Units)

Prerequisites: Skills Advisories ENG 110 Limitation on Enrollment Completion of two courses in German at SBCC prior to enrolling in an independent study course with a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Hours: 72 (72 lecture)

To be eligible for independent study, a student must have completed a minimum of 12 units at SBCC with a 2.5 GPA. Skills Advisories Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H. For complete information, see "Independent Study" in the Catalog Index.

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable