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Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

GER 101-102. Elementary German (4, 1). 4 credits each semester.

The fundamentals of German through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Practice in pronunciation and development of comprehension. One hour's work a week in the language laboratory.

GER 231-232. Intermediate German. 3 credits each semester.

A thorough review of grammar, vocabulary building, conversation, composition and reading. Prerequisite: One year of college German or equivalent.

*GER 265. German Literature of the 18th and 19th Centuries in Translation. 3 credits.

A survey of German literature of the 18th and 19th centuries, with an emphasis on Classicism and Romanticism. All lectures and readings are in English. Does not count toward a major, minor or licensure in German.

*GER 266. Contemporary German Literature in Translation. 3 credits.

German literature from the 20s to the present. All lectures and readings are in English. Does not count toward a major, minor or licensure in German.

GER 300. German Conversation and Composition. 3 credits.

Intensive training in the use and comprehension of modern, everyday German with emphasis on conversation and composition to give students confidence to express themselves in idiomatic German. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: GER 232 or equivalent.

GER 307. German Civilization to 1800. 3 credits.

A study of society, economics, politics and the arts in central Europe from Indo-European beginnings to 1800. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: GER 300.

GER 308. German Civilization Since 1800. 3 credits.

A study of German life and culture and the outstanding contributions of German-speaking people. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: GER 300.

GER 320. Advanced German Grammar. 3 credits.

Advanced course in morphology and syntax with extensive practice in composition. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: GER 300 or equivalent.

GER 330. Business German. 3 credits.

A study of commercial and trade vocabulary and customs in conjunction with practice in commercial communication, including letter writing, interviews and interpretation. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: GER 300.

GER 335. Introduction to German Literature I. 3 credits.

A survey of German literature from its beginnings to the end of Romanticism, with emphasis on the Age of Goethe. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: GER 300.

GER 336. Introduction to German Literature II. 3 credits.

A survey of German literature from the beginning of Realism to the present. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: GER 300.

GER 400. Advanced Conversation. 3 credits.

Discussions deal with topics of current interest. Prerequisite: GER 300 or equivalent.

GER 405. The Age of German Classicism. 3 credits.

Reading and interpretation of significant works of Lessing, Schiller and Goethe. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: Three years of college German or equivalent.

GER 415. German Romanticism and Realism. 3 credits.

A study of romanticism and realism with emphasis on romantic poetry and the realistic novel. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: Three years of college German or equivalent.

GER 426. Modern German Literature. 3 credits.

A study of the works of major German writers of the 20th century. Instruction is in German. Prerequisite: Three years of college German or equivalent.


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