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German

Credits:
4

Fundamentals of the German language: pronunciation, grammar, speaking, reading and writing.

Credits:
4

Fundamentals of the German language: pronunciation, grammar, speaking, reading and writing.

Prerequisites:
Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F10

Continued practice and acquisition of basic German language skills.

Credits:
4

Enhanced practice and acquisition of linguistic and cultural skills. Particular attention is placed on reading/viewing of texts from
multiple media and on the cultures of the German-speaking countries.

Prerequisites:
Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F11

An intensive study of intermediate German in Germany. This course does not count toward the major or the minor.

Credits:
1-4

Readings designed to meet individual interests and needs.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F3

A two-semester survey of the cultural and intellectual history of the German speaking peoples particularly after 1750. The historical
periods covered will be presented within the framework of specific topics, such as revolution or national identity. Readings from a variety of areas (literature, philosophy, politics, etc.); films, lectures, reports, and discussions. 220/320 will cover roughly 1750-1870; 221/321 will proceed from 1870-present. German 320-321 is reserved for majors and minors. Students taking these courses toward the major or minor must take one credit of 311 concurrently.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F3

A two-semester survey of the cultural and intellectual history of the German speaking peoples particularly after 1750. The historical
periods covered will be presented within the framework of specific topics, such as revolution or national identity. Readings from a variety of areas (literature, philosophy, politics, etc.); films, lectures, reports, and discussions. 220/320 will cover roughly 1750-1870; 221/321 will proceed from 1870-present. German 320-321 is reserved for majors and minors. Students taking these courses toward the major or minor must take one credit of 311 concurrently.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F5

This course, examining important German films since the days of the Weimar Republic, places special emphasis on the historical and
social background of each film as well as the aesthetic qualities of the works. It thereby seeks to contribute to a better understanding of
recent German history and of films as an artistic medium. Filmmakers to be studied include Friedrich Murnau, Fritz Lang, Leni
Riefenstahl, Volker Schlöndorff, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Wim Wenders, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and Wolfgang Becker. All films are
subtitled; the course is taught in English. German 340 is reserved for majors and minors, who will do substantial portions of the work for
the course in German.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F2, F9

Examination of such topics as the origins and expressions of Anti-Semitism in central Europe, the political events and structures of the
Holocaust, the reality of ghettos and concentration camps, the impact of technological modernization on the Final Solution, and
resistance to the Nazis. Materials will include non-fictional texts, literature, art, and music. All materials and discussions in English.
German 342 is reserved for majors and minors, who will do substantial portions of the work for the course in German.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F2, F4

Emphasis on the Grimms’ tales: theoretical approaches to the tales from the late 19th and early 20th centuries as well as later
adaptations. All materials and discussions in English. German 344 is reserved for majors and minors, who will do substantial portions of
the work for the course in German.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F4

Emphasis on a specific author, group of authors, or theme. Course topics may vary, and students may repeat the course with a different
topic. All materials and discussions in English. German 348 is reserved for majors and minor, who will do substantial portions of the
work for the course in German.

Credits:
4

Advanced training in written and oral German expression.

Credits:
4

Emphasis on the development of reading skills through a variety of text types.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F11

An intensive study of advanced German in Germany.

Credits:
1-4

Readings designed to meet individual interests and needs. May be taken more than once for credit with new topics.

Credits:
1

This readings course is reserved for majors and minors enrolled in German 320 or 321. It is designed to give students opportunities to
read, write, and speak in German in conjunction with the coursework in English. May be repeated once.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F3

A two-semester survey of the cultural and intellectual history of the German speaking peoples particularly after 1750. The historical
periods covered will be presented within the framework of specific topics, such as revolution or national identity. Readings from a variety of areas (literature, philosophy, politics, etc.); films, lectures, reports, and discussions. 220/320 will cover roughly 1750-1870; 221/321 will proceed from 1870-present. German 320-321 is reserved for majors and minors. Students taking these courses toward the major or minor must take one credit of 311 concurrently.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F3

A two-semester survey of the cultural and intellectual history of the German speaking peoples particularly after 1750. The historical
periods covered will be presented within the framework of specific topics, such as revolution or national identity. Readings from a variety of areas (literature, philosophy, politics, etc.); films, lectures, reports, and discussions. 220/320 will cover roughly 1750-1870; 221/321 will proceed from 1870-present. German 320-321 is reserved for majors and minors. Students taking these courses toward the major or minor must take one credit of 311 concurrently.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F5

This course, examining important German films since the days of the Weimar Republic, places special emphasis on the historical and
social background of each film as well as the aesthetic qualities of the works. It thereby seeks to contribute to a better understanding of
recent German history and of films as an artistic medium. Filmmakers to be studied include Friedrich Murnau, Fritz Lang, Leni
Riefenstahl, Volker Schlöndorff, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Wim Wenders, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and Wolfgang Becker. All films are
subtitled; the course is taught in English. German 340 is reserved for majors and minors, who will do substantial portions of the work for
the course in German.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F2, F9

Examination of such topics as the origins and expressions of Anti-Semitism in central Europe, the political events and structures of the
Holocaust, the reality of ghettos and concentration camps, the impact of technological modernization on the Final Solution, and
resistance to the Nazis. Materials will include non-fictional texts, literature, art, and music. All materials and discussions in English.
German 342 is reserved for majors and minors, who will do substantial portions of the work for the course in German.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F2, F4

Emphasis on the Grimms’ tales: theoretical approaches to the tales from the late 19th and early 20th centuries as well as later
adaptations. All materials and discussions in English. German 344 is reserved for majors and minors, who will do substantial portions of
the work for the course in German.

Credits:
4
Degree Requirements:
F4

Emphasis on a specific author, group of authors, or theme. Course topics may vary, and students may repeat the course with a different
topic. All materials and discussions in English. German 348 is reserved for majors and minor, who will do substantial portions of the
work for the course in German.

Credits:
4

Intensive study of some aspect or theme of German literature, culture or society in German. May be taken more than once for credit with
new topics.

Credits:
2

Independent study designed to give students the opportunity to apply their knowledge of the discipline in a full-length research paper.

Credits:
4

  

Credits:
4