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GER 111. Elementary German I

4 Credits (4)

German for beginners. Stress on speaking skills.

GER 112. Elementary German II

4 Credits (4)

German for beginners and students with one year of high school German. Stress on speaking skills.

Prerequisite: C or better in GER 111.

GER 211. Intermediate German I

3 Credits (3)

Speaking, reading and writing.

Prerequisite: C or better in GER 112.

GER 212. Intermediate German II

3 Credits (3)

Speaking, reading and writing.

Prerequisite: C or better in GER 211.

GER 305. Topics in German Culture

3 Credits (3)

Overview of Germany - states, cities, landscapes and people. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

Prerequisite(s): GER 212 or consent of instructor.

GER 313. Intermediate Composition and Grammar

3 Credits (3)

Exercises in written German with emphasis on advanced grammatical features. Preparation for Zertifikat Deutsch.

Prerequisite: GER 212, or high school German 3, or consent of instructor.

GER 325. German Conversation I

3 Credits (3)

Spoken German with emphasis on everyday situations.

Prerequisite: GER 212, or high school German 3, or consent of instructor.

GER 330. Business German

3 Credits (3)

An introduction to standard language within the corporate world in German-speaking countries. During the semester, students will practice reading, writing, listening, speaking and expanding their vocabulary in the fields related to business, technology (ex. Engineering) and health (ex. Nursing, Psychology, etc.).

Prerequisite(s): GER 212 or consent of instructor.

GER 333V. German Culture through Cinema

3 Credits (3)

Events, values and issues in German culture as reflected in motion pictures made in Germany between 1913 and 1990. Familiarization with cinema as art form. Taught in English. Does not satisfy Arts and Sciences second language requirement.

GER 340. German Linguistics

3 Credits (3)

Analysis of the German language.

Prerequisite(s): GER 212 or consent of instructor.

GER 341. German Folklore and Culture

3 Credits (3)

Customs, traditions, mythology, folk literature and art; everyday culture of German-speaking Europe.

Prerequisite: GER 212 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

GER 343. Readings in Current Events

3 Credits (3)

Practice in improving reading skills with a wide variety of texts. Discussion in German also enhances oral skills.

Prerequisite(s): GER 212 or consent of instructor.

GER 350. Introduction to German Literature

3 Credits (3)

Basic literary genres and major figures in German literature from the 18th century to the present.

Prerequisite(s): GER 212 or consent of instructor.

GER 399. Intermediate Independent Study in German

1-3 Credits (1-3)

Tutorial in reading, writing and oral expression. May be repeated up to 6 credits. Consent of Instructor required.

Prerequisite(s): GER 212 or consent of instructor.

GER 410. Practicum in Conversational German

1-3 Credits

Intensive oral practice as language monitor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

Prerequisite: two upper division German courses or consent of instructor.

GER 413. Advanced Composition and Grammar

3 Credits (3)

Exercises in written German with emphasis on stylistic features.

Prerequisite: GER 313 or consent of instructor.

GER 425. Advanced German Conservation

3 Credits (3)

Advanced conversation through intensive oral practice.

Prerequisite(s): GER 325 or consent of instructor.

GER 449. Special Problems

1-3 Credits

Directed reading for graduate students in their specific fields to satisfy language requirements for master's or doctoral programs. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.

GER 451. Special Topics in German

1-3 Credits

Selected topics in German language, literature or area studies announced in Schedule of Classes. May be repeated for credit when topic changes. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

GER 453. Independent Studies in German

1-3 Credits (1-3)

Individualized, self-paced projects for advanced students. May be repeated up to 12 credits.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

GER 471. Studies in German Literature

3 Credits (3)

Selected readings from authors representative of each literary period. May be repeated up to 6 credits.

Prerequisite(s): GER 212 or consent of instructor.