German (GERM)

German (GERM)

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GERM 1101 Elementary German I: 4 semester hours.

Intended to teach students basic communication skills and grammatical structures in German and to acquaint them with the culture of the German-speaking countries. Practice in the language laboratory is required. Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

GERM 1102 Elementary German II: 4 semester hours.

Intended to teach students basic communication skills and grammatical structures in German and to acquaint them with the culture of the German-speaking countries. Practice in the language laboratory is required. PREREQ: GERM 1101 or equivalent.Partially satisfies Objective 4 of the General Education Requirements. F, S

GERM 2200 Intermediate Enrichment: 1-4 semester hours.

Enhances intermediate students' progress in listening, speaking, reading, writing as well as broadening cultural and historical understanding. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. PREREQ: C- in GERM 1102. COREQ: GERM 2201 or GERM 2202. F, S, Su

GERM 2201 Intermediate German I: 4 semester hours.

Extensive review of grammatical structures and continued emphasis on developing students' communication skills in German. Contrastive study of culture as reflected in the German language. Practice in the language laboratory is required. PREREQ: GERM 1102 or equivalent. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements. F

GERM 2202 Intermediate German II: 4 semester hours.

Extensive review of grammatical structures and continued emphasis on developing students' communication skills in German. Contrastive study of culture as reflected in the German language. Practice in the language laboratory is required. PREREQ: GERM 2201 or equivalent. Satisfies Objective 9 of the General Education Requirements. S

GERM 2205 Study Abroad: 3-6 semester hours.

Available only through study overseas. Development of intermediate-level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and of cultural awareness through exposure to customs, traditions, places, and peoples. Graded S/U. D

GERM 3300 Intensive Conversation: 3 semester hours.

Students who have not had an immersion experience but who have completed intermediate course work focus on developing conversational skills. Emphasis on real-life topics, tasks, and functions. Graded S/U. Restricted to declared GERM major or graduate student. PREREQ: C- in GERM 2202 and permission of instructor. D

GERM 3301 German Conversation and Composition I: 3 semester hours.

Students work toward mastery of German through readings, compositions, discussions and oral presentations. Subject matter centers on business, science, politics, and society. PREREQ: GERM 2202 or equivalent. F

GERM 3302 German Conversation and Composition II: 3 semester hours.

Students work toward mastery of German through readings, compositions, discussions and oral presentations. Subject matter centers on business, science, politics, and society. PREREQ: GERM 2202 or equivalent. S

GERM 3303 Professional German: 3 semester hours.

Intensive practice speaking, reading and writing German in business, medical, legal, or other professions. May be repeated for up to 6 credits with different content. PREREQ: GERM 2202 or equivalent. D

GERM 3305 Study Abroad: 1-6 semester hours.

Available only through study overseas. Development of upper-division level communicative competencies in speaking, listening, reading and writing, and of cultural awareness through exposure to customs, traditions, places, and peoples. Graded S/U. D

GERM 3341 Survey of German Literature and Civilization: 3 semester hours.

Comprehensive overview of the main currents of German cultural history and literature. Conducted in German. PREREQ: GERM 2202 or equivalent. D

GERM 3342 Survey of Austrian and Swiss Literature: 3 semester hours.

Comprehensive overview of the main currents of Swiss and Austrian cultural history and literature. PREREQ: GERM 2202 or equivalent. D

GERM 3375 Topics in Culture and Literature: 3 semester hours.

Explore a topic of interest in German literature and culture through the study of a wide variety of literary and cultural texts at an introductory level. May be repeated 3 times with different content. PRE-or-COREQ: C- in CMLT 3360 or GERM 3301 or GERM 3302. F, S

GERM 3381 German Current Affairs: 3 semester hours.

Study of contemporary German culture through an examination of current sociocultural issues in the German-speaking world. Conducted in German. D

GERM 3399 Experimental Course: 1-6 semester hours.

This course is not described in the catalog. The course title and number of credits are announced in the class schedule by the scheduling department. Experimental courses may be offered no more than three times.

GERM 4460 German Translation and Interpretation: 3 semester hours.

Theory and principles of translation and/or interpretation and their application in the fields of literature, business, law, and medicine. Topics may vary. May be repeated 3 times with different content. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. COREQ: GERM 4460L. D

GERM 4460L Translation and Interpretation Laboratory: 1-3 semester hours.

Intensive application of interpretation practices and procedures presented in GERM 4460. May be repeated 3 times with different content. PRE-or-COREQ: C- in GERM 3301 or GERM 3302. COREQ: GERM 4460. D

GERM 4470 Readings in German: 2 semester hours.

Reading, discussion, and writing on selected topics in German literature. May be repeated for up to 4 credits with different content. Conducted in German. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

GERM 4475 Topics in Culture and Literature: 3 semester hours.

Explore a topic of interest in German literature and culture at a more advanced level through the study of a wide variety of literary and cultural texts. May be repeated 3 times with different content. PREREQ: C- in CMLT 3360 or GERM 3301 or GERM 3302. F, S

GERM 4480 Independent Studies in German: 3 semester hours.

A directed project, under the guidance of an instructor, emphasizing individual study or research according to the needs of the student. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

GERM 4490 German Senior Seminar: 3 semester hours.

Advanced studies in selected topics from language, culture, literatures or methods of research. May be repeated for up to 6 credits with different content. Conducted in German. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

GERM 4493 German Internship: 1-3 semester hours.

Internship coordinated by faculty providing significant exposure to the use of German in a professional environment. May be repeated for up to 3 credits. Graded S/U. D

GERM 4495 Topics in Language and Culture for the Professions: 1-3 semester hours.

Enhance and supplement linguistic and cultural proficiency in a variety of professional contexts. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits with different content. PREREQ: Permission of instructor. D

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