Modern languages at BHSU

Learn German at BHSU

“If you have never learned a foreign language, you have no idea how much better your life gets when you can speak a foreign language. People are nicer to you, you make more friends and have better experiences. It is a wonderful experience and we want you to experience it with us.”

Brent Van Arsdell


  • What is the study of Language?
  • The study of language is the study of life, literature, history, and thought. It is nothing less than the study of our world and ourselves.


  • Why Study German?
  • German is for a new breed of thinkers, artists, journalists and travelers. If you want to be a real player in the 21st century, learning German will give you the edge you need. Keep in mind: 100 million people worldwide communicate in German!

    With knowledge of German, you improve your employment opportunities - Germany has the largest economy in the European Union and the third largest in the world. German, for sure, puts you in high demand.


  • What Courses are offered?
  • GER 101 - Introductory German I (on demand)
    Becoming sensitized to authentic listening, speaking, reading, writing and cultural skills at the elementary level. Introduction to basic functional grammar and sentence structure.
    PreRequisite: None
    CoRequisite: None
    Semester Hours: 4

    GER 102 - Introductory German II (on demand)
    Continued emphasis on authentic listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture skills at the elementary level.
    PreRequisite: GER 101 or consent
    CoRequisite: None
    Semester Hours: 4

    GER 201 - Intermediate German I (on demand)
    Develop active listening skills, functional language skills, readingskills related to student learners immediate environment, guided freewriting and understanding of interrelationships of language and culture.
    PreRequisite: GER 102
    CoRequisite: None
    Semester Hours: 3

    GER 202 - Intermediate German II (on demand)
    Develop interactive listening and speaking skills toward initiating and responding to simple statements and questions; ability to understand selected descriptive readings to include literature of various types,and continued refinement of language and culture, traditions, customs,folklore, etc.
    PreRequisite: GER 201
    CoRequisite: None
    Semester Hours: 3


German Language Resources