Germany | GER
P Prerequisite | C Co-requisite | R Recommended
I Fall Semester | II Spring Semester | S Summer Session/s
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- GER-G 101 Beginning German 1 (3-5 cr.) Introduction to present-day German and selected aspects of German civilization. Listening comprehension, reading comprehension of simple texts, speaking and writing proficiency for simple communication, understanding of basic language structures.
- GER-G 102 Beginning German II (3-5 cr.) Introduction to present-day German language and selected aspects of German civilization. Listening, comprehension, reading comprehension of simple texts, speaking and writing proficiency for simple communication, understanding of basic language structures.
- GER-G 203 Second Year German 1 (3 cr.) P: GER-G 102 or equivalent. Continued development of proficiency in oral and written communication in German through listening, reading, and use of German in realistic situations.
- GER-G 298 Second-Year German (3-6 cr.) A student who places at the third-year level on the language placement examination and completes a course at the third-year level is eligible for 6 credit hours of special credit in GER-G 298. A student who places in the second semester of the second year and completes a course at the second-semester, second-year level is eligible for 3 credit hours of special credit in GER-G 298. If the grade earned is A, it is recorded for special credit; if the grade is B, S is recorded for special credit. No special credit is given if the grade earned is less than B.
- GER-G 300 Fifth-Semester College German (3 cr.) P: GER-G 204. Comprehensive review of grammatical points introduced in G100 through G250. Reading proficiency, systematic vocabulary building, composition, and discussion through the assignment of short literary texts and one novel or play. Conducted in German.
- GER-G 305 Introduction to German Literature: Types (3 cr.) P: GER-G 204 or equivalent. C: GER-G 306. Study of literary types (narrative, dramatic, lyric) with examples of each selected from two or more periods. Conducted in German.
- GER-G 306 Introduction to German Literature: Themes (3 cr.) P: GER-G 204 or equivalent. Study of a single literary theme (such as music, generational conflict, love, revolution) as represented in two or more periods. Conducted in German.
- GER-G 307 Selected Works of Contemporary German Literature (3 cr.) P: GER-G 204 or equivalent. Does not duplicate GER-G 305/GER-G 306. Interpretation and textual analysis of literary works from 1945 to the present. Includes works by such authors as Grass, Böll, Weiss, Frisch, and Bobrowski.
- GER-G 310 Deutsch: Mittelstufe II (3 cr.) P: GER-G 204. Intensive review of selected grammatical topics and continued practice of composition and conversation. Conducted in German.
- GER-G 313 Writing German 1 (2-3 cr.) P: GER-G 204 or equivalent. Emphasis on composition and review of grammar through analysis of texts in a variety of genres.
- GER-G 314 Writing German 2 (3 cr.) P: GER-G 313 or equivalent. Emphasis on composition and review of grammar through analysis of texts in a variety of genres.
- GER-G 363 Introduction to German Cultural History (3 cr.) P: GER-G 204 or equivalent. A survey of the cultural history of German-speaking countries, with reference to its social, economic, and political context.
- GER-G 370 German Cinema (3 cr.) P: GER-G 204. Survey of the German cinema from the films of Expressionism and the Weimar Republic through the Nazi period to the present. Emphasis on film as a form of narrative art and on the social and historical conditions of German film production.
- GER-G 396 German Language Abroad (3 cr.) P: GER-G 204 or equivalent. Credit for intermediate to advanced German language study in a German-speaking country when no specific equivalent is available among departmental offerings.
- GER-G 464 German Culture and Society (3 cr.) The interaction of social, intellectual, and artistic forces in German life of the past two centuries, with emphasis on important developments and figures. Conducted in German.
- GER-G 465 Structure of German (3 cr.) P: GER-G 314 or consent of instructor. The course introduces students to the core disciplines of linguistics: phonetics, phonology, syntax, morphology, and semantics. While the approach is generally a cross-linguistic one, special emphasis is placed on examples from German.