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  • GER 101 Elementary German I (3 credits) Fundamentals; development of skills in grammar, pronunciation, conversation, and reading. A general education course (Culture and Creativity).

  • GER 102 Elementary German II (3 credits) Continuation of GER 101. PREREQ: For students who have completed GER 101 or equivalent.

  • GER 201 Intermediate German I (3 credits) Review and extension of basic language skills learned in GER 101 and GER 102; reading and discussion of cultural, linguistic, and literary subjects. PREREQ: For students who have completed GER 102 or equivalent.

  • GER 202 Intermediate German II (3 credits) Continuation of grammar review and enhancement of language skills begun in GER 201; consideration of cultural and literary subjects as well. PREREQ: For students who have completed GER 201 or equivalent.

  • GER 304 German Composition and Conversation (3 credits) Advanced practice in writing German compositions and in oral conversation skills. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 310 Contemporary German Life (3 credits) Key issues in Germany since World War II as reflected in works of contemporary German authors. May be repeated once for credit as topics vary. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 311 German Cultural History (3 credits) Eras, institutions, and issues in the history of Germany; readings primarily in German. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 313 Practice in Reading (1,0,1) Reading from journals or materials in the student's own discipline or field of interest. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 320 Survey of German Literature (3 credits) Overview of major authors and movements from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 322 German Drama (3 credits) Study of major authors and texts in the history of German theater, including representative twentieth century playwrights; readings in German. May be repeated when topics vary. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 323 German Prose Fiction (3 credits) Focus on novel, novella, or short story. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 330 Studies in German Language Cinema (3 credits) Survey of films produced in the German language. Emphasizes both the aesthetic aspects of the films as well as their historical, political, social and cultural content. May be repeated as topics vary. PREREQ GER 202 or equivalent.

  • GER 340 Business German (3 credits) Introduction to German business terminology and practice in writing and translation of business letters. For students majoring in business and others seeking to broaden their career opportunities. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 350 Methods of Teaching German (3 credits) Theoretical and practical considerations of teaching German in secondary schools. Required of all students seeking teaching certification in German. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 401 German Phonetics and Pronunciation (3 credits) Study of German sound system, how sounds are produced, which ones are used in German, and in what contexts they occur.  Sastisfies the linguistics requirement for German Education majors.

  • GER 402 Advanced German Grammar and Syntax (3 credits) Study of German grammar through analysis of key linguistic structures and applied practice.  Analysis of word formation, sentence structure, and semantics.  Satisfies the linguistics requirement for German Education majors.

  • GER 480 Topics in German Culture (3 credits) Topics in culture and language of German-speaking countries. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 481 Topics in German Literature (3 credits) Topics in literature, literary history, and literary theory. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. PREREQ: GER 202 or appropriate placement score.

  • GER 499 Independent Study (1-3 credits) Readings in language and literature; readings of scientific literature. PREREQ: consent of instructor.

  • GER 520 Readings in German (3 credits) Various literary, linguistic, cultural, and pedagogical topics. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. PREREQ: consent of instructor.