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To determine your appropriate placement in German, answer the following questions:

  • Is German spoken in your home?  If yes, contact Dr. Kathrin Bower or Prof. Martin Sulzer-Reichel for placement.
  • Have you studied German for one year in high school? If yes, register for German 101.
  • Have you studied German for two years in high school? If yes, register for German 101 and take the German placement test in the Global Studio during orientation to confirm your placement.    
  • Have you studied German for three or more years in high school? If yes, register for German 201 and take the German placement test in the Global Studio during orientation to confirm your placement. Your test score may exempt you from the COM 2 requirement and allow you to register immediately for 300-level courses in German. Students with four or more years of study are strongly encouraged to take the placement test for possible exemption from the COM 2 requirement.

Course Placement and Credit

Students who place beyond German 202 cannot take 100- or 200-level German courses for credit. 

Questions about German Placement

If you have questions about your placement in German, contact Dr. Kathrin Bower or Prof. Martin Sulzer-Reichel.