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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits 4
Lecture
Fall
GERMAN-101

Introduction to the German Language I

Development of basic ability in understanding, reading, speaking and writing in German.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Credits 4
Lecture
Spring
GERMAN-102

Introduction to the German Language II

  • Pre-Requisites

Development of basic ability in understanding, reading, speaking and writing in German.

Prerequisites
P: none; REC: 1 yr h.s. or 1 sem college German.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
GERMAN-201

Intermediate German Language I

  • Pre-Requisites

Further development of the ability to understand, read and speak German.

Prerequisites
P: none; REC: 2 yrs h.s. or 2 sem college German.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
GERMAN-202

Intermediate German Language II

Further development of the ability to understand, read and speak German.

Prerequisites
P: none; REC: 3 yrs h.s. or 3 sem college German.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
GERMAN-225

Intermediate German Conversation and Composition

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis

Development of greater fluency through classroom practice in conversation and composition.

Prerequisites
P: none; REC: 4 yrs h.s. or 4 sem college German.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
Credits 3-15
Field Exp
GERMAN-285

Study Abroad: Germany

Prerequisites
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 1-4
Field Exp
GERMAN-299

Travel Course

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable

Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

Prerequisites
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
  • Travel Course
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
GERMAN-325

Advanced German Conversation and Composition

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis

Continues development of fluency through intensive practice and study of the spoken and written language. Stresses accurate use of grammatical structures and sensitivity to differences in style, tone and levels of language from colloquial to formal.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
GERMAN-329

Representative German Authors

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Repeatable

Important novels, plays, poems, and essays representative of major eras and movements of German society foster appreciation of the language and understanding of the literature and culture. Includes different styles of writing and differing treatment of recurring themes. Offered in the language. May repeat for credit if different authors are studied.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Even Only
GERMAN-333

Literary Themes

Explores a single theme such as fantasy, war, revolution, love, alienation, through the literature of one or many nations. May be repeated for credit when a different theme is studied.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Even Only
GERMAN-335

Literary Eras

Studies the works of a number of writers in relation to their time; includes poetry, prose and drama. May be repeated for credit when a different era is studied.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
Odd Only
GERMAN-345

Advanced German Grammar

  • Pre-Requisites

This course will assist students in improving their overall language proficiency by focusing on more challenging aspects of German syntax and semantics.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Odd Only
GERMAN-350

Major German Drama

Study of German drama either by period or by theme. May be repeated for credit when content is different.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
Even Only
GERMAN-351

Major German Prose Fiction

Study of German short story and/or novels either by period or by theme.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Odd Only
GERMAN-352

Major German Poetry

Study of German poetry either by period or by theme.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Even Only
GERMAN-355

Deutsche Kultur und Landeskunde

  • Pre-Requisites

Expands students' linguistic and cultural proficiency in German through discussion of German history, politics and the arts.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
Odd Only
GERMAN-356

German Culture

  • Pre-Requisites

The culture of the German-speaking world from the earliest periods to the present with a focus on how contemporary Germany has been shaped by issues of history, religion, art, music, philosophy, and commerce.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
Credits 3
Lecture
Fall
Even Only
GERMAN-357

German Cinema

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis

Historical and critical introduction to the work of prominent German filmmakers and to cinematic representations of German culture.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Even Only
GERMAN-420

Business German

  • Pre-Requisites

Examines business culture and practices in the German speaking world. Practical exercises, including specialized vocabulary for telephoning, writing business correspondence and a German CV, are combined with an analysis of German corporate structures, industry, labor, management, banking, marketing and advertising.

Prerequisites
P: German 225.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Odd Only
GERMAN-425

German Translation Studies

  • Pre-Requisites

This course will introduce students to the theory and practice of translating both into and from modern German. Through readings in translation theory and comparative linguistics as well as through group work, students will become aware of the structures and nuances of both languages.

Prerequisites
P: German 225; REC: German 345.
Credits 3
Ind Study
Spring
Fall
GERMAN-478

Honors in the Major

  • Pre-Requisites

P: min 3.50 all cses req for major and min gpa 3.75 all UL cses req for major. (F,S)

Prerequisites
P: min 3.50 all cses req for major and min gpa 3.75 all UL cses req for major.
Credits 3-15
Field Exp
Spring
Fall
GERMAN-485

Study Abroad: Germany

A semester of study at the University of Kassel in Germany. Students register before departing; upon return, they must submit descriptions of courses taken, evaluations from professors, a formal certificate, and a letter grade.

Prerequisites
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 1-12
Field Exp
Spring
Fall
GERMAN-497

Internship

Supervised practical experience in an organization or activity appropriate to a student's career and educational interests. Internships are supervised by faculty members and require periodic student/faculty meetings.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 1-4
Ind Study
Spring
Fall
GERMAN-498

Independent Study

Independent study is offered on an individual basis at the student's request and consists of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member. A student wishing to study or conduct research in an area not represented in available scheduled courses should develop a preliminary proposal and seek the sponsorship of a faculty member. The student's advisor can direct him or her to instructors with appropriate interests. A written report or equivalent is required for evaluation, and a short title describing the program must be sent early inthe semester to the registrar for entry on the student's transcript.

Prerequisites
P: fr or so st with cum gpa > or = 2.50; or jr or sr st with cum gpa > or = 2.00.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 1-6
Field Exp
GERMAN-499

Travel Course

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable

Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

Prerequisites
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
  • Travel Course
  • Course is repeatable for credit.