GERM101
Beginning German I

Description: Introduction to contemporary German. Stresses oral and written communication, reading and aural comprehension.

This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 102

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:5

ACE:

GERM102
Beginning German II

Prerequisites: GERM 101

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: 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; GERM 321; GERM 322

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:5

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GERM181
Beginning Grammar and Reading

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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GERM201
Second-Year German I

Prerequisites: GERM 102

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: 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

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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GERM202
Second-Year German II

Prerequisites: GERM 201

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: 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

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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GERM203
Composition and Conversation I

Prerequisites: GERM 202

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: Systematic composition and conversational exercises.

This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 301; GERM 302; GERM 303; GERM 319

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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GERM204
Composition and Conversation II

Prerequisites: GERM 202

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: Continuation of GERM 203.

This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 301; GERM 302; GERM 303; GERM 307; GERM 319; GERM 392

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM210
Accelerated Second-Year German

Prerequisites: GERM 102

A qualifying score on the Modern Language Placement Exam may be used in place of the pre-requisite course.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:6

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GERM282
German Literature in Translation

Description: Masterpieces of German literature in translation. Selected texts to be announced in the schedule and the course description booklet.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

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GERM298
Special Topics

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Consideration of topics in the area of language, literature and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

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GERM301
Representative Authors I

Prerequisites: GERM 202 or equivalent, plus 203 or 204 or 321 or 322 or permission

Description: Reading of representative authors of the twentieth century.

This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 398

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

GERM302
Contemporary German Culture: Film, Literature, Theater

Prerequisites: GERM 203 or GERM 204

Description: Focus on aspects of contemporary German culture, including literature, graphic novel, film, theater, and popular music. Emphasis is on developing literary abilities of summarizing, analyzing, and interpreting in German through discussion, presentations, and critical writing.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

GERM303
Advanced Communication: Exploring Contested Identities

Prerequisites: GERM 203 or GERM 204

Description: Develop a range of communication skills through exploring issues of contested identities in contemporary German-speaking societies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 2 Communication Competence

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 2 Communication Competence

GERM304
Advanced Composition, Grammar, and Conversation II

Prerequisites: GERM 303 or permission.

Description: Continuation of GERM 303.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 2 Communication Competence

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 2 Communication Competence

GERM307
German for Business and Commerce I

Prerequisites: GERM 204

Description: 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

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM308
German for Business and Commerce II

Prerequisites: GERM 307

Description: Continuation of GERM 307.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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GERM319
Phonetics in German

Prerequisites: GERM 203 or 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Intensive study of standard German with the aid of tape recordings. Emphasis on articulation and phonetic transcription.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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GERM321
German Civilization I

Prerequisites: GERM 102

Description: Systematic, chronological presentation of German civilization from the beginning to the present.

This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 301

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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GERM322
German Civilization II

Prerequisites: GERM 102

Description: Systematic, chronological presentation of German civilization from the beginning to the present.

This course is a prerequisite for: GERM 301

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

GERM392
Topics in German Studies

Prerequisites: GERM 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Study of specific period or problem in German Studies: Interdisciplinary focus. Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM395
Internship in German-Speaking Country

Prerequisites: Permission.

Pass/No Pass only. See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: The purpose of this course is to give students with appropriate preparation in the German language, and who are planning to do an internship in a German-speaking country, the opportunity to integrate their internship experience through structured reflection, research and writing into their academic German program.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM398
Special Topics in German

Prerequisites: GERM 301

Description: Language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

GERM399
Independent Study in German

Prerequisites: Permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

GERM399H
Honors Course

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

GERM403
Advanced Syntax and Stylistics in German ICrosslisted with GERM 803

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

Recommended for all German majors. See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Advanced syntax and style in their application to composition.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 1 Writing

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 1 Writing

GERM404
Advanced Syntax and Stylistics in German IICrosslisted with GERM 804

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

Recommended for all German majors. See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Advanced syntax and style in their application to composition.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM405
Linguistics in GermanCrosslisted with GERM 805

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303 or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Phonetics, phonemics, morphology, and transformational grammar as applied to standard German.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM407
History of the German LanguageCrosslisted with GERM 807

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM442
Survey of Medieval German Literature in TranslationCrosslisted with GERM 842, MODL 442, MODL 842

Prerequisites: Permission

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.

Description: Development of German vernacular literature during the Middle Ages. Include works that represent the philosophical/religious literature, the heroic epic, and the romance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM443
Middle High German LanguageCrosslisted with GERM 843

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

Description: 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, GERM 844

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM444
Middle High German LiteratureCrosslisted with GERM 844

Prerequisites: GERM 443 / 843.

See instructor to enroll without prerequisites if you already have reading knowledge of Middle High German.

Description: Reading of masterworks of Middle High German literature in the original language.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM445
Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century German LiteratureCrosslisted with GERM 845

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Humanism, Reformation, and Baroque.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GERM447
Eighteenth-Century LiteratureCrosslisted with GERM 847

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Representative authors of the Enlightenment, Empfindsamkeit, and Storm and Stress.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GERM448
RomanticismCrosslisted with GERM 848

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Representative authors of the Romantic movement.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GERM449
Survey of Nineteenth-Century German Literature I, 1820-1848Crosslisted with GERM 849

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM450
Survey of Nineteenth-Century German Literature II, 1848-1900Crosslisted with GERM 850

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

Description: 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.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

GERM451
From Naturalism to ExpressionismCrosslisted with GERM 851

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Critical survey of the major literary currents from the turn of the century to the end of World War I.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GERM452
From the Weimar Republic into ExileCrosslisted with GERM 852

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Critical survey of German literature from 1918 to 1945.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GERM453
History of German PoetryCrosslisted with GERM 853

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Critical survey of the development of epic and lyric poetry from the beginning to the present time.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

GERM454
German Literature and PhilosophyCrosslisted with GERM 854

Prerequisites: GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Relationship between literature and contemporary thought from the eighteenth century to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GERM455
Postwar German Literature: The Literature of West Germany, Austria, and SwitzerlandCrosslisted with GERM 855

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Critical survey of major literary currents in the West since 1945.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GERM459
Works of Goethe and SchillerCrosslisted with GERM 859

Prerequisites: One of GERM 301, 302, 303, or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Representative works.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GERM460
The Faust TraditionCrosslisted with GERM 860

Description: Critical study. Lectures, assigned readings, and reports.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

GERM498
Special Topics in GermanCrosslisted with GERM 898

Prerequisites: Permission.

Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.

Description: Consideration of topics in the area of language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE: