GERM-111
Credit Hours:
4
Beginning German I
A comprehensive introductory course in German develops the four basic skills: aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Does not count as credit toward a major.
GERM-112
Credit Hours:
4
Beginning German II
A comprehensive introductory course in German develops the four basic skills: aural comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Does not count as credit toward a major. Prerequisite: GERM 111 or placement.
GERM-199
Credit Hours:
1-4
Introductory Topics in German
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
GERM-211
Credit Hours:
4
Intermediate German
The course is designed to improve comprehension of spoken and written German and to advance conversational skills. Grammar will also be reviewed. This course satisfies Oral Communication general education requirement. Prerequisite: 112 or placement.
GERM-213
Credit Hours:
4
Intermediate Conversation and Composition
Intensive practice in conversational skills on the intermediate level. Work in the Multimedia Center and composition will constitute a part of the course. This course satisfies the Oral Communication general education requirement. Prerequisite: 211 or placement.
GERM-214
Credit Hours:
4
Review: Communication and Writing Skills
Intensive review of grammar and writing skills which aims to increase oral and written accuracy. Conducted in German. Prerequisite: 211 or consent.
GERM-299
Credit Hours:
1-4
Intermediate Topics in German
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
GERM-302
Credit Hours:
4
Special Topics Seminar
A seminar with an emphasis on culture and literature focusing on a specific theme or topic. Topics such as Berlin, national identity, love in literature of the 90s, creative poetry writing, suicide in German literature, victims and perpetrators in German literature, and grammar review/advanced writing proficiency. Prerequisite: Two semesters of intermediate level German or consent.
GERM-304
Credit Hours:
4
German Culture and Civilization: 19th Century to 1933
German culture in its historic context of the 19th century to 1933. Study of the development of German culture and civilization as represented in literature, art, architecture, philosophy, music and film. Conducted in German. Prerequisite: Two semesters of intermediate level German or consent.
GERM-305
Credit Hours:
4
German Culture and Civilization: 1933 to Present
German history and culture from 1933 to present. Study of the development of German culture and civilization as represented in literature, art, architecture, philosophy, music and film. Special emphasis on Germany and Austria as multicultural societies. Conducted in German. Prerequisite: Two semesters of intermediate level German or consent.
GERM-311
Credit Hours:
4
Introduction to German Literature and Non-Literary Texts
The goal of the course is to train the students in the techniques of reading, analyzing and responding to literary and non-literary texts such as, short prose fiction, plays, films, poetry, essays, articles, biographies, etc. Short compositions in German throughout the semester constitute an essential element of the course. Conducted in German. Prerequisite: Two semesters of intermediate level German or consent.
GERM-312
Credit Hours:
4
German Literature and Film
A close study of works by Mann, Kafka, Hesse, Boll, Grass and others. Films by directors such as Lang, Fassbinder, Herzog, von Trotta, Tykwer, Schlondorff, Wenders, Akin, Link, and others are also a focus of this course. An introduction to film theory complements this course. Prerequisite: Two semesters of intermediate level German or consent.
GERM-315
Credit Hours:
4
German for Commerce
Advanced language course with emphasis on commercial practices, business culture and economic situation of German-speaking countries. Focus on interpersonal communication, employment opportunities using the German language, and training in the correspondence and vocabulary of commerce. Prerequisite: Two semesters of intermediate level German or consent.
GERM-321
Credit Hours:
4
The Romantic Period in German
A study of the works of Novalis, Tieck, Brentano, Gunderrode, Eichendorff, Hoffmann, and Heine. Prerequisite: Two semesters of intermediate level German or consent.
GERM-322
Credit Hours:
4
German Drama: "Enduring Themes in German Theater"
An introduction to German, Swiss, and Austrian of the 19th and 20th century covering literary periods and drama theory with authors including, but not limited to: Lessing, Schiller, Goethe, Lenz, Kleist, Buchner, Hebbel, Grillparzer, Hauptmann, Wedekind, Frisch, Brecht, Durrenmatt. Prerequisite: Two semesters of intermediate level German or consent.
GERM-361
Credit Hours:
1-4
Directed Study
GERM-362
Credit Hours:
1-4
Directed Study
GERM-363
Credit Hours:
1-4
Independent Study
GERM-364
Credit Hours:
1-4
Independent Study
GERM-399
Credit Hours:
1-4
Advanced Topics in German
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
GERM-441
Credit Hours:
1
Senior Project
Senior German majors register for this credit with a regularly scheduled 300-level class.
GERM-451
Credit Hours:
4
Senior Research
GERM-452
Credit Hours:
4
Senior Research