German (GER)

GER 11201     ELEMENTARY GERMAN I      4 Credit Hours

An introduction to the German language in the context of the cultures of German-speaking lands.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 11202     ELEMENTARY GERMAN II      4 Credit Hours

A continuation of the introduction to the German language in the context of the cultures of German-speaking lands.

Prerequisite: GER 11201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 21201     INTERMEDIATE GERMAN I      3 Credit Hours

Continued development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills using a variety of cultural materials.

Prerequisite: GER 11202.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 21202     INTERMEDIATE GERMAN II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of GER 21201.

Prerequisite: GER 21201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 31095     SPECIAL TOPICS      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Topic announced in schedule of classes.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 31201     INTENSIVE GERMAN GRAMMAR      3 Credit Hours

A systematic approach to German grammar and syntax.

Prerequisite: GER 21202.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 31211     GERMAN COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION      3 Credit Hours

Grammar review and practice in writing and speaking German.

Prerequisite: GER 21202 and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 31215     GERMAN PHONETICS AND DICTION      3 Credit Hours

Study of the German sound system with emphasis on pronunciation and intonation. Reading and performance of a series of skits and short plays.

Prerequisite: GER 21202.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 31231     TRANSLATION PRACTICE: GERMAN      1 Credit Hour

Translation practice with German texts using principles and techniques learned in the lecture class.

Corequisite: TRST 30230.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 31240     CONVERSATION FOR BUSINESS AND SPECIAL PURPOSES: GERMAN      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the special vocabulary of business and other special subject areas; introduces the concept of language for special purposes and emphasizes the use of special vocabulary in conversations in business and other settings.

Prerequisite: GER 31211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 31303     INTRODUCTION TO GERMAN LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to German literature and textual analysis.

Prerequisite: GER 21202 and GER 31201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 31421     GERMAN CIVILIZATION      3 Credit Hours

A survey of German history and intellectual life to 1918; taught in German.

Prerequisite: Six hours upper division German courses.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41095     SPECIAL TOPICS      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with GER 51095) Topic announced in schedule of classes.

Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with GER 51096) Independent investigation of problems in German language or literature.

Prerequisite: 6 hours of upper division German and special approval of the department chairperson.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

GER 41211     ADVANCED GERMAN COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION      3 Credit Hours

Advanced practice in speaking and writing German.

Prerequisite: GER 31211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41216     CONTEMPORARY GERMAN CULTURE (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 51216) A study of selected sociological, political, cultural and economic issues in contemporary German- speaking countries using readings, films and legal documents as the basis for discussions. Taught in German.

Prerequisite: Six hours of upper division German courses.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

GER 41230     ADVANCED TRANSLATION PRACTICE: GERMAN (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Theory and practice course that discusses translation theory and emphasizes German-to-English translation of selected texts in business, technology, medicine and law.

Prerequisite: GER 31231.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

GER 41240     BUSINESS AND SPECIAL TEXTS: GERMAN      3 Credit Hours

Survey of the typical text types of business in the German culture and language. Practice sessions focus on reading and understanding specialized texts, and on the translation and composition of selected special texts in German.

Prerequisite: GER 31211.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41323     GERMAN FAIRY TALES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with GER 51323) An investigation in German fairy tales, from the Brothers Grimm to the literary fairy tales of later German authors.

Prerequisite: GER 31201; and GER 31211; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41324     GERMAN LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with GER 51324) An investigation into German literature for children and adolescents from the Middle Ages to modernity.

Prerequisite: GER 31201; and GER 31211; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41330     TWENTIETH-CENTURY GERMAN AUTHORS (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 51330) A survey of the major movements and authors of the twentieth century.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

GER 41332     GERMAN LITERATURE BY WOMEN      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 51332) Readings of works by female German authors. Taught in German.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41334     THE GERMAN NOVELLA      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 51334) Development of the German novella from the eighteenth century to the present. Readings of major works lectures analyses taught in German.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41335     GERMAN DRAMA      3 Credit Hours

An examination of the development of the drama in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Taught in German.

Prerequisite: Six hours of upper division German courses.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41338     GERMAN POETRY      3 Credit Hours

An examination of the nature of poetry with particular attention to its development in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Taught in German.

Prerequisite: Six hours of upper division German courses.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41340     HISTORY OF GERMAN LITERATURE TO 1750      3 Credit Hours

A history of the development of German literature from the Germanic tribes through the Age of Enlightenment (the first half of the eighteenth century).

Prerequisite: GER 31303 and 31421.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41341     HISTORY OF GERMAN LITERATURE 1750 TO THE PRESENT      3 Credit Hours

A history of the development of German literature from the Age of Sensibility (the second half of the eighteenth century) to the present.

Prerequisite: GER 31303 and 31421.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 41365     CLASSICAL GERMAN LITERATURE (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 51365) Reading and critical analysis of major works of the classical age with emphasis on Goethe.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

GER 41399     RESEARCH PROJECT IN GERMAN LITERATURE (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Thesis or other independent study.

Prerequisite: 6 hours at the 40000-level.

Schedule Type: Senior Project/Honors Thesis

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

GER 41731     SURVEY OF GERMAN CINEMA      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 51731) A survey of major contributions to the German cinema from the beginnings to the present; taught in German.

Prerequisite: Six hours of upper division German courses.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51095     SPECIAL TOPICS      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with GER 41095) Topic announced in schedule of classes.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Cross-listed with GER 41096) Independent investigation of problems in German language or literature. Permission of the department chair required.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

GER 51212     STYLISTICS      3 Credit Hours

Development of written German style through selected readings, textual analysis and stylistic exercises.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51216     CONTEMPORARY GERMAN CULTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 41216) A study of selected sociological, political, cultural and economic issues in contemporary German-speaking countries, using readings, films and legal documents as the basis for discussion. Taught in German.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51323     GERMAN FAIRY TALES      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with GER 41323) An investigation into German fairy tales, from the Brothers Grimm to the literary fairy tales of later German authors.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51324     GERMAN LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with GER 41324) An investigation into German literature for children and adolescents from the Middle Ages to modernity.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51330     20TH-CENTURY GERMAN AUTHORS      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 41330) A survey of the major movements and authors of the twentieth century.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51332     GERMAN LITERATURE BY WOMEN      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 41332) Readings of works by female German authors. Taught in German.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51334     THE GERMAN NOVELLA      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 41334) Development of the German novella from the 18th century to the present. Readings of major works, lectures, analyses; taught in German.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51340     HISTORY OF GERMAN LITERATURE TO 1750      3 Credit Hours

A history of the development of German literature from the Germanic tribes through the Age of Enlightenment (the first half of the eighteenth century).

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51341     HISTORY OF GERMAN LITERATURE 1750 TO THE PRESENT      3 Credit Hours

A history of the development of German literature from the Age of Sensibility (the second half of the eighteenth century) to the present.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51365     CLASSICAL GERMAN LITERATURE      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 41365) Reading and critical analysis of major works of the classical age with emphasis on Goethe.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 51731     SURVEY OF GERMAN CINEMA      3 Credit Hours

(Cross-listed with GER 41731) A survey of major contributions to the German cinema from the beginnings to the present; taught in German.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61001     GRADUATE RESEARCH AND WRITING IN GERMAN      3 Credit Hours

Individual instruction and assistance with problems encountered in academic research and writing in German. Required of all graduate students in their first semester of graduate work.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61010     THE PRACTICE OF GERMAN TRANSLATION      2 Credit Hours

Students apply linguistic and communication science concepts to case studies of language mediation.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Corequisite: TRST 60010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61091     VARIABLE TOPIC SEMINAR      3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Topic announced in schedule of classes.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis students must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

GER 61240     LITERARY AND CULTURAL TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

Translating documents from a variety of literary and cultural sources, including literature, expository and journalistic prose, scholarly treatises and essays. Translation into German will also be emphasized.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61250     COMMERCIAL, LEGAL AND DIPLOMATIC TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to methods and resources for the translation of commercial, economic, financial, legal, diplomatic and governmental documents.

Prerequisite: TRST 60010 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61251     SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND MEDICAL TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to methods and resources for the translation of scientific, technical, industrial and medical documents.

Prerequisite: TRST 60010 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: GER 61199 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

GER 61350     SEMINAR ON THE LYRIC      3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61354     SEMINAR ON GERMAN DRAMA      3 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61398     RESEARCH      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research for master's level graduate students. Credit toward degree requirements may be given with department approval.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-S/U-IP

GER 61901     READING GERMAN FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS      4 Credit Hours

Introduction to the fundamentals of German grammar for graduate students. Practice in reading and translation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61902     READING GERMAN FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS      3 Credit Hours

Continued practice in reading and translation. Independent study of scholarly texts in the student's own discipline.

Prerequisite: GER 61901 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

GER 61979     CASE STUDY IN TRANSLATION      3 Credit Hours

Students will be responsible for a major translation and a terminology glossary as well as a critical analysis of the source text,the problems encountered during the translation process and the strategies used to solve them.

Prerequisite: Special approval and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory