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

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 001, GERM 002 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

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

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

Introduction to German Literature from the Enlightenment through Realism with attention to political, philosophical, musical, and artistic developments. Authors may include Goethe, Schiller, Novalis, Hoffmann, Heine, and Buchner. Prerequisite: GERM 052.

Credit(s): 3.00

Study of 20th century German literature in historical and cultural contexts. Introduction to important topics and stylistic elements through representative texts from prevalent literary movements. 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

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

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