Courses

GERM 1003. Elementary German I (ACTS Equivalency = GERM 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

GERM 1013. Elementary German II (ACTS Equivalency = GERM 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

Elementary courses stress correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability, and lead to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability.

GERM 2003. Intermediate German I (ACTS Equivalency = GERM 2013) (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

Intermediate courses lead to greater facility in spoken language and to more advanced reading skills.

GERM 2013. Intermediate German II (ACTS Equivalency = GERM 2023) (Sp, Su, Fa). 3 Hours.

Continued development of basic speaking comprehension and writing skills and intensive development of reading skills.

GERM 3003. Advanced German I (Fa). 3 Hours.

Development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Some grammar review and translation exercises. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and the correct use of idiomatic expressions. Prerequisite: GERM 2013.

GERM 3013. Introduction to Literature (Fa). 3 Hours.

Development of reading skills and introduction to literary analysis. Prerequisite: GERM 2013 or equivalent.

GERM 3033. Conversation (Sp). 3 Hours.

Three hours per week of guided conversation practice for the post-intermediate student. Prerequisite: GERM 2013 or instructor consent.

GERM 3063. Ph.D. Reading Requirement I (Su). 3 Hours.

GERM 399VH. Honors German Course (Sp, Fa). 1-6 Hour.

Prerequisite: Junior standing. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

GERM 4003. Advanced German II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Further development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Some grammar review and translation exercises. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and the correct use of idiomatic expressions. Prerequisite: GERM 2013.

GERM 4013. Germany and the Holocaust: The Significance of the Holocaust in Differentiated Contexts (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Taught in English. Topics covering the role of the Holocaust in German history, culture, art, language and German Studies. Equal emphasis will be placed on historical competence and philosophical/theoretical inquiry, addressed from a variety of media and primary and secondary sources. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

GERM 4043. German Cinema (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Presents a range of German films in cultural-historical context; vocabulary and structures for discussing film, film history, and film theory in German. Prerequisite: GERM 3003.

GERM 4123. The German Novella (Irregular). 3 Hours.

An intensive study of the novella as a genre from its origin to the present. Prerequisite: GERM 3013.

GERM 4133. The German Drama (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A study of the development of the forms and themes of the German drama from the middle ages to the present. Prerequisite: GERM 3013.

GERM 4143. German Lyric Poetry (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A study of the forms and themes of German lyric poetry from the middle ages to the present. Prerequisite: GERM 3013.

This course is cross-listed with GERM 5143.

GERM 4213. German Civilization (Irregular). 3 Hours.

German civilization. Prerequisite: GERM 2013 or equivalent.

GERM 4333. Business German I (Fa). 3 Hours.

Introduces students to the language of business German and provides insights into business practices in the German-speaking countries. Covers aspects of business geography, the European Union, transportation/shipping, business correspondence, resume writing and job application. Open to all majors; no business prerequisites. Prerequisite: GERM 2013. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

GERM 470V. Special Topics (Irregular). 1-3 Hour.

May be offered in a topic not specifically covered by courses otherwise listed. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

GERM 475V. Special Investigations (Irregular). 1-6 Hour.

May be repeated for degree credit.

GERM 5123. The German Novella (Irregular). 3 Hours.

An intensive study of the novella as a genre from its origin to the present. Prerequisite: GERM 3013.

GERM 5133. The German Drama (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A study of the development of the forms and themes of the German drama from the middle ages to the present. Prerequisite: GERM 3013.

GERM 5143. German Lyric Poetry (Irregular). 3 Hours.

A study of the forms and themes of German lyric poetry from the middle ages to the present. Prerequisite: GERM 3013.

This course is cross-listed with GERM 4143.

GERM 5223. Early German Literature: Middle Ages to the Enlightenment (Irregular). 3 Hours.

GERM 5273. German Literature: Enlightenment, Storm and Stress, and Classicism (Irregular). 3 Hours.

GERM 5343. Early Modern German Literature: Late 19th and Early 20th Century (Irregular). 3 Hours.

GERM 5363. German Literature after 1945 (Irregular). 3 Hours.

GERM 5703. Special Topics (Irregular). 3 Hours.

May be offered in a subject not specifically covered by the courses otherwise listed. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.