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Survey of German Literature I

GERM 321 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Conducted in German.) A survey of German literature from the 8th century Hildebrandslied to the end of the 18th century.

Advanced Composition I

GERM 401 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: Prerequisite: Any 300 level GERM course taught in German or appropriate score on placement test and/or permission of department. Development of written skills in German. Vocabulary enrichment is gained through an in-depth study of word formation, compounds, derivatives, and word-fields, with emphasis on the basic as well as figurative meanings of words. The refinement of rhetorical forms is also covered.

German Literature in the 19th Century II

GERM 452 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Conducted in German.) A study of German realism from Hebbel to Fontane.

German Literature in the 18h Century II

GERM 442 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Conducted in German.) A study of the principal works of German classicism during the Enlightenment.

Theory and Practice of German Idioms

GERM 439 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Conducted in German.) Specialized study of one great German writer or relevant topics of literary criticism.

Advanced Composition II

GERM 402 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: Prerequisite: Any 300 level GERM course taught in German or appropriate score on placement test and/or permission of department. Further development of written skills in German. Vocabulary enrichment is gained through an in-depth study of word formation, compounds, derivatives, and word-fields, with emphasis on the basic as well as figurative meanings of words. The refinement of rhetorical forms is also covered.

Intermediate German II

GERM 212 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: For online sections, microphone, speakers, and occasional synchronous work required. Prerequisite: GERM 211 or appropriate score on placement test. Further development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in German. The objective is to interact effectively with German-speaking individuals in a variety of personal settings and on issues of topical interest in culturally appropriate ways. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: GERM 115, GERM 202, or GERM 212.

Modern German-Speaking Cultures

GERM 314 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: Prerequisite: GERM 212 or appropriate score on placement test. An overview of contemporary life and culture in the German-speaking world, taught entirely in German. The objective is to demonstrate intercultural communication skills, recognize aspects of German-speaking cultures and their significance to global society, and employ strategies to enhance language development and cultural awareness. Discussion covers the social, historical, and political experience of the German-speaking people.

German Literature in the 19th Century I

GERM 451 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Conducted in German.) A study of German literature of the 19th century, focusing on German romanticism.

German Literature in the 20th Century I

GERM 461 | 3 Credits

Course Desc: (Conducted in German.) A study of early 20th century German literature from the realism of Gerhard Hauptmann to Expressionism.

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