Course Description

This course builds upon the foundation established in 101. Greatere emphasis is placed upon oral and written expression. Reading and discussions are designed to increase comprehension of more linguistucally complex texts and more conceptually complex cultural issues.

This course fulfills the Diversity (D) piece of the Montana State University Core curriculum.

Meeting Place and Times



Liana McKelvy

Tuition and Fees

If you are accepted into a qualified online program, see the appropriate MSU Online Only Tuition and Fee table.

If you are also taking a face-to-face course, please refer to the MSU Fee Schedules.

Required Books/Materials

  • Auf Geht's Beginning German Language & Culture (3rd ed.), available online at 
  • Please note if you took GRMN 101, you should have gotten the 24 month bundle with online activities and a hard copy book, which can be used towards this course.
  • Auf geht's! differs from traditional textbooks in a number of ways: a very heavy focus on culture, a more spaced sequence of grammatical topics, a use of authentic audio and written texts, and intentionally personal, interpersonal, and intercultural direction of class speaking activities. Designed for First-year German classes, our goal is to target Intermediate Low proficiency in German while providing a well-rounded understanding of everyday life in the German-speaking countries. 

Computer Requirements

  • Internet access
  • A device and browser that pass the system check for Brightspace LE, MSU's learning management system.

This course uses a learning management system. You will learn more closer to the course start date.

For More Information

Please contact the instructor, Liana McKelvy.

How to Register

You must be accepted as a student to Montana State University to take this course.

Learn how to apply.

After your application has been accepted, you will register via MSU's online registration system, MyInfo.

Registration requires a PIN number. Learn how to find your PIN.

Once you have your PIN, learn how to register through MyInfo.