GERM - GERMAN

Department of Foreign Language & Literature (ARS)


GERM - 1080 GERMAN CULTURE AND COMMERCE
[3 hours] Study of German culture and society with emphasis on business and economics. Taught in English. (Not for major credit.)


GERM - 1090 INTRODUCTION TO MODERN GERMAN CULTURE
[3 hours] An introduction to principal social, artistic, and literary aspects of modern German culture. Taught in English. (Not for major credit.)


GERM - 1110 ELEMENTARY GERMAN I
[4 hours] An introduction to German language and culture through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Laboratory practice required. (not for major credit)


GERM - 1120 ELEMENTARY GERMAN II
[4 hours] An introduction to German language and culture through listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Laboratory practice required. (not for major credit) Prerequisite: GERM 1110 or satisfactory score on placement test


GERM - 1500 REVIEW OF ELEMENTARY GERMAN
[4 hours] Review of first-year college German for students who studied the language in high school and who need to strengthen communication skills, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation before study at the 2000 level. (not for major credit) Prerequisite: high school German; placement test


GERM - 2140 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN I
[3 hours] Practice of the four language skills with grammar review and readings of a literary-cultural nature. Laboratory practice required. (not for major credit) Prerequisite: GERM 1120, 1500 or satisfactory score on placement test.


GERM - 2150 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN II
[3 hours] Further practice of the four language skills with grammar review and readings of a literary-cultural nature. Laboratory practice required. (not for major credit) Prerequisite: GERM 2140 or satisfactory score on placement test.


GERM - 2190 STUDY ABROAD
[1 - 3 hours] The course permits beginning students of German to study or work in a country where German is spoken. Credit will be awarded in accordance with established departmental procedures. (Not for major credit.) Prerequisite: GERM 2150 & consent of instructor


GERM - 3010 CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION I
[3 hours] Work on advanced listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through intensive work with authentic texts that deal with contemporary issues relating to the German-speaking world. Prerequisite: GERM 2150 or satisfactory score on placement test.


GERM - 3020 CONVERSATION AND COMPOSITION II
[3 hours] Work on advanced speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills through intensive work with authentic texts that deal with contemporary issues relating to the German-speaking world. A writing-intensive course. Prerequisite: GERM 3010 or consent of instructor


GERM - 3170 BUSINESS GERMAN
[3 hours] An introduction to the language and practices of German business and commerce. Prerequisite: GERM 2150 or consent of instructor


GERM - 3210 SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE I
[3 hours] A survey of German literature from its origins to Sturm und Drang. Prerequisite: GERM 2150 or consent of instructor


GERM - 3220 SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE II
[3 hours] A survey of German literature from Sturm und Drang to the present. Prerequisite: GERM 2150 or consent of instructor


GERM - 3410 SURVEY OF GERMAN CIVILIZATION I
[3 hours] A study of different aspects of German culture and civilization such as fine arts, history, science, and philosophy. Prerequisite: G ERM 2150 or consent of instructor


GERM - 3420 SURVEY OF GERMAN CIVILIZATION II
[3 hours] A study of different aspects of German culture and civilization such as fine arts, history, science, and philosophy. Prerequisite: GERM 2150 or consent of instructor


GERM - 4010 GERMAN SYNTAX AND STYLISTICS I
[3 hours] A study of German stylistic structures through the analysis of texts and written and oral exercises. Prerequisite: GERM 3020 or consent of instructor


GERM - 4020 GERMAN SYNTAX AND STYLISTICS II
[4 hours] A practical application of language skills in the preparation of a German-related project chosen, developed, and presented by the student. A writing-intensive and capstone course. Prerequisite: GERM 4010


GERM - 4160 TEACHING COLLOQUIUM
[3 hours] A course in the theory and practice of teaching German and of second language acquisition in general. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4190 STUDY ABROAD
[1 - 12 hours] The course permits the German major or minor to study or work in a country where German is spoken. Credit awarded in accordance with established departmental procedures. Prerequisite: GERM 3020; consent of instructor


GERM - 4200 GERMAN CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
[3 hours] Study of major trends and current developments in German Landeskunde. May be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: GERM 3410 or 3420 & 1 additional course at 3000 level


GERM - 4500 HISTORY OF THE GERMAN LANGUAGE
[3 hours] The course traces the emergence of the German language from its Indo-European roots to its present-day form with regard to phonological, morphological, semantic, and syntactic developments. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses or consent of instructor


GERM - 4510 GERMAN LITERATURE BEFORE 1750
[3 hours] Study of major works, figures, and trends in a period of German literary history before 1750 such as Middle High German or Baroque. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4610 GERMAN LITERATURE OF THE 18TH CENTURY
[3 hours] Study of writers from Leibniz to Lessing and their contributions to German Enlightenment. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4620 GERMAN CLASSICISM
[3 hours] Study of Classical writers of Germany: Goethe, Schiller, and their contemporaries. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4710 GERMAN LITERATURE OF THE 19TH CENTURY
[3 hours] Study of selected works by authors from Buchner to Fontane. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4720 GERMAN ROMANTICISM
[3 hours] Study of Romantic writers of Germany such as Novalis, Eichendorff, E.T.A. Hoffmann, and Bettina Brentano. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4810 GERMAN LITERATURE OF THE 20TH CENTURY
[3 hours] Study of selected works by authors from the turn of the century to the present. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4850 GENRE STUDIES
[3 hours] Study of a selected literary or film genre, its development, and its influence on German culture. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4870 GERMAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
[3 hours] In-depth study of selected works of German literature in English translation. (Not for major credit).


GERM - 4900 STUDIES IN THE WORKS OF AN AUTHOR OR AUTHORS
[1 - 3 hours] Readings of the works of a major author or authors of German literature. May be repeated when topic varies. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4910 HONORS RESEARCH IN GERMAN
[3 hours] Independent research in special topics. May be repeated once for additional credit. Prerequisite: Honors student status & consent of instructor


GERM - 4980 SPECIAL TOPICS IN GERMAN STUDIES
[1 - 3 hours] Study of a selected topic in German language, literature, or culture. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. Prerequisite: two 3000 level courses


GERM - 4990 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN GERMAN
[1 - 3 hours] Independent research in special topics. May be repeated once for additional credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.


GERM - 5010 GERMAN SYNTAX AND STYLISTICS I
[3 hours] A review of German stylistic structures through the analysis of texts and written and oral exercises.


GERM - 5020 GERMAN SYNTAX AND STYLISTICS II
[4 hours] Further review of German stylistic structures through the analysis of texts and written and oral exercises. Prerequisite: GERM 5010


GERM - 5160 TEACHING COLLOQUIUM
[3 hours] A practical course in the theories, methods, and specific techniques of teaching German. May be repeated once for additional credit.


GERM - 5190 STUDY ABROAD
[1 - 12 hours] Graduate credit may be granted for foreign study on the basis of credentials that certify the nature of the student's academic achievements in a German-speaking country. Prerequisite: consent of instructor


GERM - 5200 GERMAN CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
[3 hours] Study of major trends and current developments in German Landeskunde. May be repeated when topic varies.


GERM - 5210 GERMAN FOR READING KNOWLEDGE I
[3 hours] Elements of pronunciation, structure, and vocabulary most appropriate to preparing graduate students to read effectively in German. (Not for major credit).


GERM - 5220 GERMAN FOR READING KNOWLEDGE II
[3 hours] Elements of pronunciation, structure, and vocabulary most appropriate to preparing graduate students to read effectively in German. (Not for major credit).


GERM - 5500 HISTORY OF THE GERMAN LANGUAGE
[3 hours] The course traces the emergence of the German language from its Indo-European roots to its present-day form with regard to phonological, morphological, semantic, and syntactic developments.


GERM - 5510 GERMAN LITERATURE BEFORE 1750
[3 hours] Study of major works, figures, and trends in a period of German literary history before 1750 such as Middle High German or Baroque.


GERM - 5610 GERMAN LITERATURE OF THE 18TH CENTURY
[3 hours] Study of writers from Leibniz to Lessing and their contributions to German Enlightenment.


GERM - 5620 GERMAN CLASSICISM
[3 hours] Study of Classical writers of Germany: Goethe, Schiller, and their contemporaries.


GERM - 5710 GERMAN LITERATURE OF THE 19TH CENTURY
[3 hours] Study of selected works by authors from Buchner to Fontane.


GERM - 5720 GERMAN ROMANTICISM
[3 hours] Study of Romantic writers of Germany such as Novalis, Eichendorff, E.T.A. Hoffmann, and Bettina Brentano.


GERM - 5810 GERMAN LITERATURE OF THE 20TH CENTURY
[3 hours] Study of selected works by authors from the turn of the century to the present.


GERM - 5850 GENRE STUDIES
[3 hours] Study of a selected literary or film genre, its development, and its influence on German culture. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.


GERM - 5870 GERMAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
[3 hours] In-depth study of selected works of German literature in English translation. (Not for major credit).


GERM - 5900 STUDIES IN THE WORKS OF AN AUTHOR OR AUTHORS
[1 - 3 hours] Readings of the works of a major author or authors of German literature. May be repeated when topic varies.


GERM - 5980 SPECIAL TOPICS IN GERMAN STUDIES
[1 - 3 hours] Study of a selected topic in German language, literature, or culture. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.


GERM - 5990 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN GERMAN
[1 - 3 hours] Independent research in special topics. May be repeated once for additional credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor


GERM - 6900 RESEARCH IN GERMAN
[1 - 3 hours] Independent research of a selected topic in German language, literature, or culture. May be repeated once for additional credit.


GERM - 6930 SEMINAR: SELECTED TOPICS
[1 - 3 hours] Study of selected topics in German language, literature, or culture. May be repeated once for additional credit.

Last Updated: 1/3/12