German (GERM)

GERM 1080 German Culture And Commerce

[3 credit hours]

Study of German culture and society with emphasis on business and economics. Taught in English. (Not for major credit.)

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

GERM 1090 Introduction To Modern German Culture

[3 credit hours]

An introduction to principal social, artistic and literary aspects of modern German culture. Taught in English. (Not for major credit.)

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

GERM 1110 Elementary German I

[4 credit hours]

An introduction to German language and culture through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Laboratory practice required.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GERM 1120 Elementary German II

[4 credit hours]

An introduction to German language and culture through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Laboratory practice required.

Prerequisites: GERM 1110 with a minimum grade of D- or German Language Placement with a score of 1120

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

GERM 1500 Review Of Elementary German

[4 credit 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)

GERM 2140 Intermediate German I

[3 credit hours]

Practice of the four language skills with grammar review and readings of a literary-cultural nature. Laboratory practice required. (not for major credit)

Prerequisites: GERM 1120 with a minimum grade of D- or GERM 1500 with a minimum grade of D- or German Language Placement with a score of 2140

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

GERM 2150 Intermediate German II

[3 credit 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)

Prerequisites: GERM 2140 with a minimum grade of D- or German Language Placement with a score of 2150

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

GERM 2190 Study Abroad

[1-3 credit 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.)

Prerequisites: GERM 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

GERM 2980 Special Topics in German Studies

[0-6 credit hours]

Study of a selected topic in German language, literature or culture. May be repeated when topic varies.

GERM 3010 Conversation And Composition I

[3 credit 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.

Prerequisites: GERM 2150 with a minimum grade of D- or German Language Placement with a score of 3000

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GERM 3020 Conversation And Composition II

[3 credit 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.

Prerequisites: GERM 3010 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GERM 3170 Business German

[3 credit hours]

An introduction to the language and practices of German business and commerce.

Prerequisites: GERM 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

GERM 3180 Scientific And Technical German

[3 credit hours]

An introduction to and the practical application of scientific and technical German language in the German-speaking world. Course is conducted in German.

Prerequisites: GERM 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

GERM 3200 Survey Of German Literature

[3 credit hours]

A survey of German literature from its origins to the present, with emphasis on literature after 1750.

Prerequisites: GERM 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GERM 3410 Survey Of German Civilization I

[3 credit hours]

A study of different aspects of German culture and civilization such as fine arts, history, science and philosophy.

Prerequisites: GERM 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GERM 3420 Survey Of German Civilization II

[3 credit hours]

A study of different aspects of German culture and civilization such as fine arts, history, science and philosophy.

Prerequisites: GERM 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GERM 3980 Special Topics in German Studies

[0-6 credit hours]

Study of a selected topic in German language, literature, or culture. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

GERM 4010 German Syntax And Stylistics I

[3 credit hours]

Refinement of conversation and composition skills through the analysis of texts and written and oral exercises.

Prerequisites: GERM 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Summer, Fall

GERM 4020 Advanced Conversation And Composition II - WAC

[4 credit 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.

Prerequisites: GERM 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Summer

GERM 4160 Teaching Colloquia

[3 credit hours]

A course in the theory of second language acquisition and practice of teaching foreign / second languages in general.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

GERM 4190 Study Abroad

[1-12 credit 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.

Prerequisites: GERM 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

GERM 4200 German Culture And Civilization

[3 credit hours]

Study of major trends and current developments in German Landeskunde. May be repeated when topic varies.

GERM 4620 German Classicism

[3 credit hours]

Study of Classical writers of Germany: Goethe, Schiller and their contemporaries.

Term Offered: Spring

GERM 4710 German Literature Of The 19th Century

[3 credit hours]

Study of selected works by authors from B¿chner to Fontane.

Term Offered: Spring

GERM 4720 German Romanticism

[3 credit hours]

Study of Romantic writers of Germany such as Novalis, Eichendorff, E.T.A. Hoffmann and Bettina Brentano.

GERM 4810 German Literature Of The 20th Century

[3 credit hours]

Study of selected works by authors from the turn of the century to the present.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GERM 4850 Genre Studies

[3 credit 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.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GERM 4870 German Literature In Translation

[3 credit hours]

In-depth study of selected works of German literature in English translation. (Not for major credit).

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GERM 4900 Studies In The Works Of An Author Or Authors

[1-3 credit hours]

Readings of the works of a major author or authors of German literature. May be repeated when topic varies.

Term Offered: Spring

GERM 4910 Honors Research In German

[3 credit hours]

Independent research in special topics. May be repeated once for additional credit.

Term Offered: Spring

GERM 4940 Internship in German

[1-12 credit hours]

Educational work experience, using the German language. Maximum of 3 hours may be applied to the German major or minor program.

Prerequisites: GERM 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Fall

GERM 4980 Special Topics In German Studies

[1-3 credit hours]

Study of a selected topic in German language, literature, or culture. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

GERM 4990 Independent Study In German

[1-3 credit hours]

Independent research in special topics. May be repeated once for additional credit.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall