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Introduction to contemporary German. Stresses oral and written communication, reading and aural comprehension.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 102
Credit Hours: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 101 or equivalent score on German Language Placement Exam.
Continuation of GERM 101. Readings on contemporary cultural and social issues in German-speaking countries.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 201, GERM 210
Credit Hours: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Open to juniors, seniors, and graduates beginning their German.
Does not apply on the liberal education requirements.
Rapid course in the essentials of grammar followed by reading of varied types of literary and technical publications. For mature students; also designed to meet the needs of graduates preparing for the German reading examination.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 102 or equivalent score on German Language Placement Exam.
Intensive and extensive reading of moderately difficult German prose, review of grammar, conversational exercises based on the texts.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 202
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 201 or equivalent score on German Language Placement Exam.
Continuation of GERM 201. Reading of more difficult texts. Class discussion and reports on supplementary reading.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 203, GERM 204, GERM 301, GERM 302, GERM 303, GERM 319, GERM 321, GERM 322
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 202 or equivalent score on German Language Placement Exam.
Systematic composition and conversational exercises.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 319
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 202 or equivalent score on German Language Placement Exam.
Could be take the same time as RUSS 202
Continuation of GERM 203.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 307, GERM 392
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 102 or equivalent score on German Language Placement Exam.
Covers the same material as GERM 201-202 and counts as 201-202 in satisfying the liberal education requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Credit Hours: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
6 hrs courses in literature.
Permission for a student to take these courses more than once may be obtained from the instructor if the area of concentration has changed.
Masterpieces of German literature in translation. Selected texts to be announced in the schedule and the course description booklet.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
GERM 298
Prereqs:
Permission.
Special topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded are determined by the instructor.
Consideration of topics in the area of language, literature and civilization.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 202 or equivalent, plus 203 or 204 or 321 or 322 or permission.
Reading of representative authors of the twentieth century.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 398, GERM 449, GERM 450
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs:
GERM 202 or equivalent, plus 203 or 204 or 321 or 322 or permission.
Reading of representative authors of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs:
GERM 202 or equivalent, plus 204 or permission.
Extensive discussion of advanced grammar; exercises in advanced composition and oral expression.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 304, GERM 403, GERM 404, GERM 405
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
Prereqs:
GERM 303 or permission.
Continuation of GERM 303.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
Prereqs:
GERM 204 or permission.
Initiates a special sequence of language and culture study designed for students interested in international business. Introduction to cultural aspects of problems related to the conduct of international business. Focus on specific business language problems, e.g., business correspondence, commercial vocabulary, etc.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 308
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 307 or permission.
Continuation of GERM 307.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 202 or equivalent, GERM 203 or 204, or permission.
Intensive study of standard German with the aid of tape recordings. Emphasis on articulation and phonetic transcription.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 202 or equivalent.
Systematic, chronological presentation of German civilization from the beginning to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 202 or equivalent.
Systematic, chronological presentation of German civilization from the beginning to the present.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs:
GERM 204 or equivalent, or permission.
Study of specific period or problem in German Studies: Interdisciplinary focus. Topic varies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 301 and 302 or permission.
Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.
Language, literature, and civilization.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
GERM 399H
Prereqs:
Open to candidates for degrees with distinction, with high distinction, and with highest distinction in the College of Arts and Sciences and to seniors and especially qualified juniors, with consent of the instructor.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 303 and 304, or equivalent.
Recommended for all German majors.
Advanced syntax and style in their application to composition.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 1
Prereqs:
GERM 303 and 304, or equivalent.
Recommended for all German majors.
Advanced syntax and style in their application to composition.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
GERM 405/805
Prereqs:
GERM 303, 304 or equivalent.
Phonetics, phonemics, morphology, and transformational grammar as applied to standard German.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
GERM 442/842
Prereqs:
Permission or GERM 302 for German majors.
German majors expected to read the works in German translation and to write their papers in German. Non-German majors read the works in English translation.
Development of German vernacular literature during the Middle Ages. Include works that represent the philosophical/religious literature, the heroic epic, and the romance.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or permission.
Grammar to attain reading knowledge of Middle High German/translation of excerpts from a variety of Middle High German texts.
This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 444
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 443 or 843 or reading knowledge of Middle High German.
Reading of masterworks of Middle High German literature in the original language.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Humanism, Reformation, and Baroque.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Representative authors of the Enlightenment, Empfindsamkeit, and Storm and Stress.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
GERM 448/848
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Representative authors of the Romantic movement.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
GERM 301 and 302 or permission.
A survey of the major literary currents, authors, works, influences in German-speaking countries in the first half of the nineteenth century, excluding Romanticism, which is treated in GERM 448/848. The main concern of the course will be a careful examination of many aspects of "Biedermeier" and "Das Junge Deutschland," the two major movements of the time.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 301 or 302 and permission.
A survey of the major literary currents, authors, works, influences in German-speaking countries in the second half of the nineteenth century. The main concern of the course will be a careful examination of Poetic Realism and Naturalism, the two major movements in this half of the century.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Critical survey of the major literary currents from the turn of the century to the end of World War I.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Critical survey of German literature from 1918 to 1945.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Critical survey of the development of epic and lyric poetry from the beginning to the present time.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Relationship between literature and contemporary thought from the eighteenth century to the present.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Critical survey of major literary currents in the West since 1945.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Representative works.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
GERM 460/860
Prereqs:
GERM 302 or equivalent.
Critical study. Lectures, assigned readings, and reports.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
Permission.
Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.
Consideration of topics in the area of language, literature, and civilization.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Morphemic theory and its application to modern German.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 805 or permission
Recommended for graduate students in German. Application of linguistic theory to teaching or learning German as a second language.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
GERM 899
Prereqs:
Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
Braun: Althochdeutsche Grammatik and Lesebuch.
Credit Hours: 6-10
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
GERM 807 or permission
Training in descriptive, comparative, and historical linguistics.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
The classical period, Klopstock, Wieland, Lessing, Herder, Schiller, Goethe. Subject to be selected.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Tendencies of German literature during the last 50 years.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Individual research projects on a literary or philological problem in areas not covered by seminars or thesis.
Credit Hours: 1-8
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Max credits per degree: 55
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom