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Learn about the German language and culture!

Did you know that English is derived from the German language? It’s true. English has even borrowed German words, like: kitsch, hamburger, ersatz, fest, kindergarten, angst, blitz, wanderlust, poltergeist, quartz, and iceberg, to name a few. German is a fascinating and rich language spoken by more than 100 million people in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, throughout Europe, and the world.


German Placement Information:

Students who wish to place into Elementary II or Intermediate language classes without the proper pre-requisites may do so in one of the following ways:

Take the German CLEP test at NWACC's Testing Center or other testing site.  This reading and listening test takes approximately nine minutes and costs $90.  However, it is important for transfer students to know that not all transfer institutions accept CLEP credit for foreign languages.  

CLEP Examinations Approved

and Accepted by NWACC

NWACC Course

Equivalent

Min Test

Score

NWACC

Credit Hour

German

GERM 1003 & 1013

50

6

German

GERM 2003 & 2013

63

12


For students who have made the minimum score below on an AP language examination may receive the following credit:

AP Examination

NWACC Course

Min Score

German

FREN 1013 & 2003

3C

 

FREN 1013, 2003, & 2013

4C


Students who plan to take exams are urged to do so well before the registration period in order to sign up for the correct level of the target language and plan the rest of their schedule accordingly.