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Essentials of German, oral-aural skills stressed with additional reading, writing, and grammar.

  • 4 Credits

Essentials of German continued. Additional oral-aural skills practice with increased grammar, reading, and writing. Prer., GER 1010 or equivalent.

  • 4 Credits

German at the intermediate level with concentration on conversation, culture, and civilization or literature at that level. Prer., GER 1020 or equivalent.

  • 4 Credits

An intermediate German course continuing conversational usage and cultural integration utilizing contemporary materials, newspapers, etc. Prer., GER 2110 or equivalent.

  • 3 Credits

German for professional studies: exercises in German business and other professional correspondence, terminology, readings and translations in professional and bureaucratic areas. Prer., GER 2120.

  • 3 Credits

Designed to review extensively the functional application of modern German. Presents a skill-development approach featuring graded compositions and oral practice based on material encountered in media and informal situations. Prer., GER 2120.

  • 3 Credits

Ongoing grammar review with practice in conversation and development of skills in composition with emphasis in oral presentations and formal compositions, including academic essays. Prer. or Coreq., GER 300.

  • 3 Credits

Practice in oral and written communication at an advanced level based on literary, historical and cultural readings. Prer., GER 3000.

  • 3 Credits

An introduction to early German literature from the beginnings to the enlightenment within appropriate historical, cultural, and linguistic content. Taught in German for advanced intermediate speakers. Req., GER 2120 or equivalent.

  • 3 Credits

A survey of German language literature from 1700 to 1800. Readings and analysis of literature of the phases of the Enlightenment and of Classicism including such authors as Leibnitz, Lessing, Goethe, and Schiller. Prer., GER 3000 or GER 3010 or equivalent.

  • 3 Credits

A survey of German language literature from 1500 to 1700. Readings and analysis of literature of the Renaissance, Reformation and Baroque including such authors as Martin Luther, Hans Sachs, Gryphius, and Von Grimmelshausen. Prer., GER 3000 or GER 3010 or equivalent.

  • 3 Credits

A survey of German language literature from 1900 to the present. Lecture course. Readings and analysis of different periods and styles from impressionism through feminism and post-modernism including authors such as Holz, Schnizler, Thomas Mann, Kaiser, Brecht, Boll, Bachmann, Durrenmatt, Muller, and Wolf. Prer., GER 3000 or GER 3010 or equivalent.

  • 3 Credits

a survey of German language literature from 1800 to 1890s. Lecture course. Readings and analysis of literature of late Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, including such authors as Goethe, Kleist, Eichendorff, Stifter, Buchner, Keller, Hauptmann. Prer., GER 3000 or GER 3010 or equivalent.

  • 3 Credits

Lectures, films, readings, discussions in English; knowledge of German not required. Study of development of German and Austrian culture and institutions from 1700 to 1918, emphasizing literature, art, philosophy and music. Approved for LAS Humanities area requirement and Global Awareness requirement. Meets with FCS 3180.

  • 3 Credits

Lectures, films, readings, discussions in English; knowledge of German not required. Study of development of German and Austrian cultures and institutions from 1919 to the present emphasizing literature, design, art, and film. Approved for LAS Humanities area requirement and Global Awareness requirement. Meets with FCS 3190.

  • 3 Credits

Conversation at the advanced level on contemporary topics in German culture. Prer., GER 2120 or equivalent.

  • 1 Credit

The foreign language department will offer to advanced German language students the opportunity to apply their knowledge of German in settings such as schools, social support agencies, etc. Prer., 3000 level German courses and departmental permission.

  • 1 to 3 Credits

The course will examine products of American cinema from post-WWI through the ?Golden Age? studio era into the present that deal with Germany and Austria or with characters that represent these two nationalities. Study will focus on ways in which stereotypes and the formal structure of film create their own parallel history and cultural imprints. Meets with FILM 3400 and FCS 3400.

  • 3 Credits

Screenings, lecture, discussion; knowledge of German not required. German film in a cultural context from beginnings to the present featuring such directors as Lang, Von Sternberg, Riefenstahl, Sagan, Thiele, Fassbinder, Schlondorff, Wenders, Adlon, and Tykwer. Prer. GER 2120 or equivalent if taken for German credit. Meets with FCS 3450 and FILM 3450.

  • 3 Credits

Varying topics of current importance in literary and socio cultural study. May be repeated once for credit if topic is different. Prer., GER 3000, GER 3010, or equivalent. Meets with F CS 3560.

  • 3 Credits

Screening, lecture and discussion are included in this course. Knowledge of German is not required for non-German minors. This is a survey of Austrian cinema in a cultural context from the beginning to the present and its relationship with Hungarian and Czechoslovakian film. Directors such as Kolm-Fleck, Korda, Forst, Hartl, Marischka, Corti, Ruzowitzky, Albert and Haneke are featured. Meets with FILM 3850 and FCS 3850.

  • 3 Credits

Independent work for undergraduates. By special arrangement with the faculty. Only for students presenting strong German preparation. May be repeated up to three times for credit. Prer., Consent of instructor.

  • 1 to 4 Credits

Independent work for undergraduates. By special arrangement with the faculty. Only for students presenting strong German preparation. May be repeated up to three times for credit. Prer., Consent of instructor.

  • 1 to 4 Credits

Independent work for undergraduates only, by special arrangement with the faculty. Only for students presenting strong German preparation. May be repeated up to three times for credit. Prer., Consent of instructor and department chair.

  • 1 to 4 Credits

Independent work for graduate students only, by special arrangement with the faculty. Only for students presenting strong German preparation. Maybe repeated up to three times for credit. Prer., Consent of instructor and department chair.

  • 1 to 4 Credits