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The Heidelberg May/June/8 Week GE Program

Live in a beautiful mansion down the road from a castle in the city that Mark Twain fell in love with. Moore Haus overlooks romantic Old Town Heidelberg, a university town rich in culture and history.

Program Dates

May Block : May 6th, 2018 - June 1st, 2018

June Block: June 3rd, 2018 - June 29th, 2018

8 Week Program: May 6th, 2018 - June 29th, 2018

The dates listed above are departure dates from LAX and from the program location back to LAX.

Costs


Course Requirements:

May Block : 4 Units*

June Block: 4 Units*

8 Week Program: 8 Units*

*If you have never taken German before (even if you've met your language GE requirement with another language), you will be required to take GER 121. If you have already completed GER 251 or higher, you will need to take HUM 295.

Course Offerings:

May Block

HUM 212 - Western Culture II

Prerequisite: HUM 111, ENG 101 (or GSHU 121 or SAAJ 121)

  • An analysis and interpretation of six major historical "events" during the time period 1300-1815 and their cultural implications: Renaissance, Reformation, Intercultural Encounters, Science, Enlightenment, the French Revolution. Students will achieve cultural literacy in these areas and develop skills in cultural interpretation and analysis.

REL 102 - New Testament in Context (3 units, counts for Christianity and Culture GE)

Prerequisite: REL 101

  • Literary, historical, and theological student of the New Testament writings, with attention to their origins in the Early Jewish and Greco-Roman world and their subsequent influence

REL 301 (Christianity and Culture GE)

Prerequisite: REL 101 (3 units)

  • A study of ways in which Christianity shapes such aspects of culture as art, literature, music, medicine, law, secularization, ecology, racial and ethnic issues, and education, and ways in which these, in turn, influence Christian life and faith.

June Block

HUM 313 - Western Culture III

Prerequisite: HUM 212

  • Focused on a particular topic in modern culture, the course will use historical narrative of the time period 1815 to the present as a background for investigation into a particular theme or themes. Students will engage with and assess varying cultural and historical interpretations. Students will achieve cultural literacy in the modern period and demonstrate their skill in synthesizing and evaluating diverse historical and cultural interpretations.

8 Week Program

HUM 295 - Enriching the International Experience (1 unit)

  • This course is designed to enrich the student's international experience by providing opportunities to engage more fully with the culture and to reflect more deeply on the experience. It s the goal of this course to help students know how to look at and listen to their new culture and how to give meaning to their international experience. Taught only in International Programs. May be repeated in a different location. Cr/NC grading only.

GER 121 - German Language and Culture (1 unit)

  • Teaches basic, practical conversation and limited reading and writing skills along with a study of German culture. This course does not prepare a student to take GER 152. Taught only in the Heidelberg program during the summer term.

GER 151 - Elementary German I

  • Basic conversation, reading, and writing; study of German culture. Must be taken for a letter grade. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses.

GER 152 - Elementary German II

Prerequisite: GER 151 or equivalent competency

  • Continued practice of basic conversation, reading, and writing; study of German culture. Must be taken for a letter grade. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses.

GER 251 - Second-Year German

Prerequisite: GER 152 or equivalent competency

  • This course emphasizes language production skills and interactive language use with a concentration on conversation. This course also develops reading strategies and examines complex grammar structures. Students must earn a minimum grade of C- before they can advance to subsequent courses.

HUM 212 - Western Culture II

Prerequisite: HUM 111, ENG 101 (or GSHU 121 or SAAJ 121)

  • An analysis and interpretation of six major historical "events" during the time period 1300-1815 and their cultural implications: Renaissance, Reformation, Intercultural Encounters, Science, Enlightenment, the French Revolution. Students will achieve cultural literacy in these areas and develop skills in cultural interpretation and analysis.

HUM 313 - Western Culture III

Prerequisite: HUM 212

  • Focused on a particular topic in modern culture, the course will use historical narrative of the time period 1815 to the present as a background for investigation into a particular theme or themes. Students will engage with and assess varying cultural and historical interpretations. Students will achieve cultural literacy in the modern period and demonstrate their skill in synthesizing and evaluating diverse historical and cultural interpretations.

PSYC 200 - Introduction to Psychology

  • A general introduction to the study of the science of psychology, intended for non-psychology majors. Consideration is given to the basic issues and research in human growth and development, perception, sensation, learning, thinking, motivation, emotion, personality, assessment, psychotherapy, and social behavior.

 

Visiting Faculty

Dr. David Lemley

Assistant Professor of Religion, Religion and Philosophy Division, Seaver College

david.lemley@pepperdine.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Updated: 10.20.17