An introduction to all aspects of contemporary standard German: Speaking, listening, reading, writing. Cultural components include topics such as: music, art, literature, and current events.

Credit(s): 4.00

An introduction to all aspects of contemporary standard German: Speaking, listening, reading, writing. Cultural components include topics such as: music, art, literature, and current events. Prerequisite: GERM 001 or equivalent.

Credit(s): 0.00 or 4.00

Students will engage in a variety of events to enhance their understanding and appreciation of German language and culture. Provides an opportunity to experience German through a variety of interactive contexts.

Credit(s): 1.00

Comprehensive review of German grammar, vocabulary-building skills, development of reading strategies and compositional abilities, study of contemporary German culture through literary texts. Prerequisites: GERM 001, GERM 002 or equivalent.

Credit(s): 3.00

Comprehensive review of German grammar, vocabulary-building skills, development of reading strategies and compositional abilities, study of contemporary German culture through literary texts. Prerequisites: GERM 051 or equivalent.

Credit(s): 3.00

An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 3.00

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Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

An intensive language course concentrating on more advanced syntax, vocabulary building, and idiomatic expression through written compositions, translations, and oral presentations. Prerequisite: GERM 052 or equivalent.

Credit(s): 3.00

Analysis of journalistic style and content in news coverage of contemporary events as reported in newspapers, magazines, radio, and television in German-speaking countries. Prerequisite: GERM 052 or equivalent.

Credit(s): 3.00

Historical, intellectual, and artistic developments of German culture and civilization from Roman times through the 19th century, stressing written and oral work. Prerequisite: GERM 052 or equivalent.

Credit(s): 3.00

Social, cultural, and political developments in the German-speaking countries since 1900, stressing written and oral components. Prerequisite: GERM 052 or equivalent.

Credit(s): 3.00

Thematically organized course focused on German literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with attention to political, philosophical, musical, and artistic developments. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: GERM 052.

Credit(s): 3.00

Thematically organized course focused on twentieth- and twenty-first-century German literature in historical and cultural contexts. May be repeated for credit with different content. Prerequisite: GERM 052.

Credit(s): 3.00

An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 3.00

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Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Introduction to tools and methods of research, including major bibliographical sources, reference works, dictionaries, editions, and journals concerned with German literature, language, and folklore. Prerequisite: Two 100-level courses.

Credit(s): 3.00

Improvement of writing skills through work with authentic texts from different content areas (literature, media, science, business). Emphasis on stylistic development and sophisticated vocabulary-building. Prerequisite: Two 100-level courses.

Credit(s): 3.00

Historical and linguistic development of the German language from Indo-European to the present, emphasizing sound shifts, the 16th century, and the modern age. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156; one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Analysis and discussion of several "Minnesang" poets (esp. Walther and Neidhart), the Nibelungenlied, the courtly epics Erec, Parzival, and Tristan, and the satirical epic Helmbrecht. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156; one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Study of Goethe's accomplishments in poetry, drama, and the novel during major phases of his literary career: "Sturm und Drang," Classicism, and Romanticism. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Major attention will be paid to Schiller's development as a dramatist (from Die Rauber to Wilhelm Tell) as well as to his contributions to German Classicism. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Literary and stylistic analysis of prose works by Tieck, Kleist, Stifter, Gotthelf, Droste-Hulshoff, Storm, Keller, and Hauptmann with emphasis on Romanticism, Poetic Realism, and Naturalism. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Naturalism, Symbolism, Expressionism and subsequent trends through readings of authors such as Hauptmann, Rilke, Kaiser, Kafka, Mann, and Brecht. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Literary movements and their major representatives from 1945 to the present, including relevant sociopolitical, intellectual, and cultural aspects. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Verbal folklore genres (fairy tales, legends, folk songs, and proverbs) treated in their relation to literature, mass media, and popular culture. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Study of major works by authors such as Friedrich Schlegel, Novalis, Brentano, Hoffmann, and Eichendorff in their literary, artistic, philosophical, and sociopolitical contexts. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Diachronic and synchronic survey of German proverbs, proverbial expressions, and wellerisms, emphasizing their use and function in literature, art, mass media, advertisements, and oral communication. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

A survey of developments in art, music, philosophy, and social thought from the Enlightenment to 1945, with particular attention to their impact on German literature. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Prevalent literary and intellectual movements at the turn of the 20th century in their historical, sociopolitical, and cultural contexts. Study of Nietzsche, Freud, Rilke, Hofmannsthal, Schnitzler, and Mann. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Brecht's revolutionary concept of "epic theatre" in theory and practice and its influence on subsequent dramatists, including Durrenmatt, Frisch, Handke, Hochhuth, Muller, and Weiss. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Aesthetic and thematic evolution of the short story and its relation to historical, political, and cultural developments from 1945 to the present. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Study of a literary genre, period, or theme through close readings of representative texts supplemented by lectures and reports on sociocultural context. May be repeated. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

Study of author(s) through close readings of representative texts supplemented by lectures and reports on the works' socio-cultural context. May be repeated. Prerequisite: GERM 155 or GERM 156 and one other 100-level course.

Credit(s): 3.00

An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate student service as a teaching assistant, usually in an introductory-level course in the discipline, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 3.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded Offered at department discretion.

Credit(s): 1.00 to 18.00

Credit(s): 1.00 to 12.00