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Courses - Fall 2017
GERM
Germanic Studies Department Site
GERM103
Intensive Elementary German
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not have completed GERM102; and must not be a fluent/native speaker of German.
Credit only granted for: GERM102 or GERM103.
Covers speaking, reading, writing, listening, and culture of German-speaking world.
GERM149Z
Germanic Languages - Elementary II; Elementary Yiddish II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as JWST282. Credit granted for JWST282 or GERM149Z.
GERM203
Intensive Intermediate German
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: GERM103; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not have completed GERM201; and must not have completed GERM202; and must not be a fluent/native speaker of German.
Credit only granted for: GERM202 or GERM203.
Covers speaking, reading, writing, listening, and culture of German-speaking world.
GERM204
German Grammar Review
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: GERM203; or Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not be a fluent/native speaker of German.
An in-depth study and analysis of selected grammatical topics in a contextualized framework.
GERM255
Once Upon a Time: Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHU
Credit only granted for: GERM255 or GERM289G.
Formerly: GERM289G.
Additional information: Course is taught in English.
A critical examination of how fairy tales and folklore pervade and influence diverse facets of Western culture, ranging from issues of politics and national identity, ethics and morality, violence and fear, education and pedagogy, to gender and sexuality in the establishment and regulation of social norms. Taking the German tales collected by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm as its focal point, the magical and often terrifying world of fairy tales within the German, European, and American cultural traditions from Romanticism to today will be explored.
GERM301
Conversation and Composition I: The German-Speaking World
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: GERM204; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Practice in contemporary spoken and written German. Systematic review of grammar, and exercises in composition. Emphasis on cultural contrasts in the German-speaking world.
GERM302
Conversation and Composition II: Current Topics in German-Speaking Society
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: GERM301; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Further practice in contemporary spoken and written German. Contemporary social, political, and cultural themes.
GERM322
Highlights of German Literature and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Prerequisite: GERM302; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Selected literary masterworks, social and cultural issues, and historical events in German-speaking countries from the Enlightenment, Romanticism, Junges Deutschland, Realism, Naturalism and its counter currents, Expressionism to the present. Taught in German.
Taught in German. Also offered as GERM322H.
GERM322H
Highlights of German Literature and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Prerequisite: GERM302; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Selected literary masterworks, social and cultural issues, and historical events in German-speaking countries from the Enlightenment, Romanticism, Junges Deutschland, Realism, Naturalism and its counter currents, Expressionism to the present. Taught in German.
Taught in German. Also offered as GERM322.
GERM386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
GERM397H
Honors Reading (Independent Study)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Supervised reading to be taken normally only by students admitted into honors program.
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GERM401
Advanced Conversation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: GERM302; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Development of fluency in spoken German to achieve advanced level.
GERM449I
Selected Topics in Germanic Studies; Feminist Film and Media Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as FILM469I and GERM689I. Credit granted for FILM469I, GERM449I, or GERM689I. Taught in English
GERM489Y
Social Issues in German Culture; Modern German Drama
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as GERM689Y. Credit granted for GERM489Y or GERM689Y.
GERM499
(Perm Req)
Directed Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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GERM689E
Special Topics - M.A. Level; Introduction to German Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
GERM689I
Special Topics - M.A. Level; Feminist Film and Media Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as GERM449I and FILM469I. Credit granted for FILM469I, GERM449I, or GERM689I. Taught in English.
GERM689Y
Special Topics - M.A. Level; Modern German Drama
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as GERM489Y. Credit granted for GERM489Y or GERM689Y.
GERM798
Master's Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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GERM799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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GERM888
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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GERM898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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GERM899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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