German Courses

 

GERM101 German 1
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
An introduction to the fundamentals of German grammar and syntax, with special attention to pronunciation, reading, speaking, listening and writing of simple sentences and prose selections.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM102 German 2
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
An introduction to the fundamentals of German grammar and syntax, with special attention to pronunciation, reading, speaking, listening and writing of simple sentences and prose selections.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None


 

GERM201 German 3

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A review of the fundamentals of German language and pronunciation; reading of short German prose works illustrating aspects of style; development of vocabulary and linguistic fluency.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM202 German 4

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A review of the fundamentals of German language and pronunciation; reading of short German prose works illustrating aspects of style; development of vocabulary and linguistic fluency.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None


 

GERM203 German Culture 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

The study of significant aspects of German culture, including current events and movements. Special attention is given to the outstanding persons, events and forces in art, music, theater, philosophy, politics, education, and religion, with a view towards understanding the German ethos.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM204 German Culture 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

The study of significant aspects of German culture, including current events and movements. Special attention is given to the outstanding persons, events and forces in art, music, theater, philosophy, politics, education, and religion, with a view towards understanding the German ethos.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM301 German Comp & Conversation 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

Advanced course to develop fluency in speaking and writing. Classroom time is devoted mainly to conversation about everyday life. Compositions will be written on contemporary topics. Grammar is treated as necessary.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM302 German Comp & Conversation 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]

Advanced course to develop fluency in speaking and writing. Classroom time is devoted mainly to conversation about everyday life. Compositions will be written on contemporary topics. Grammar is treated as necessary.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM303 German Literature 1
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3sh ]
Readings from selected authors representative of the main periods of modern literature. Lectures on literary history and the lives of the more important writers supplement the discussion of works being studied. Students are expected to develop and express critical opinions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM304 German Literature 2
[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]
Readings from selected authors representative of the main periods of modern literature. Lectures on literary history and the lives of the more important writers supplement the discussion of works being studied. Students are expected to develop and express critical opinions.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None


 

GERM305 Advanced German Grammar 1

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A thorough review of the grammatical structure of the German language. Students learn to communicate correctly and effectively in German by means of extensive oral and written exercises that focus on specific areas of grammar.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM306 Advanced German Grammar 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A thorough review of the grammatical structure of the German language. Students learn to communicate correctly and effectively in German by means of extensive oral and written exercises that focus on specific areas of grammar.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM328 Humanities Seminar

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A survey of German film since 1970. Films will be studied as expressions of German culture and of a specifically German view of the world. Films are shown with English subtitles; no knowledge of German is necessary.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None


 

GERM402 German Prose 2

[Minimum Semester Hours: 3 sh; Maximum Semester Hours: 3 sh]

A survey of German prose fiction since the eighteenth century. Students will study such modern writers as Hermann Hesse, Franz Kafka, Heinrich Boll, Thomas Mann, and Max Frisch. Literary works are studied both as products of their age and culture and for their own thematic interest. Changes in style, technique, and worldview are examined in historical perspective.

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite:   None

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