German (GERM)

GERM 8036  ADVANCED GERMAN CONVERSATION (3 credits)

Oral practice employing complex and sophisticated conversational structures in formal speeches and discussions of readings. (Cross-listed with GERM 4030).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): GERM 3030 or departmental permission. Not open to non-degree graduate students

GERM 8046  ADVANCED GERMAN COMPOSITION AND STYLISTICS (3 credits)

Advanced grammatical principles, composition and stylistics.

GERM 8226  THE STRUCTURE OF GERMAN (3 credits)

A survey of the linguistic structure of modern German, including phonology, morphology, and syntax. (Cross-listed with GERM 4220).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): GERM 3040 and GERM 4610, or permission.

GERM 8386  GERMAN CIVILIZATION FROM THE 18TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT (3 credits)

Detailed analysis of German art, architecture, literature, music and philosophy. The influence of the sciences and of technology upon modern German civilization and culture. (Cross-listed with GERM 4380).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): GERM 3370 or departmental permission. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

GERM 8440  SEMINAR:GERMAN COMPOSITION (3 credits)

This course will provide opportunities for students to refine their composition skills in German through extensive writing practice, writing workshops, and peer editing. Computer applications to composition will be employed.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Admission to Graduate College.

GERM 8906  INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-3 credits)

Specially planned readings in a well-defined field of literature, carried out under the supervision of a member of the foreign language faculty. Designed primarily for the student who has need of work not currently available in the departmental offerings and who has demonstrated capability of working independently. May be repeated for credit once. (Cross-listed with GERM 4900).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Permission of the instructor, junior or senior standing, and no incompletes outstanding.

GERM 8956  PRO-SEMINAR: LITERATURE AND/OR FILM (3 credits)

This course is dedicated to the study of a narrow field of the literature and/or cinema of the German-speaking world. (Cross-listed with GERM 4950).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Graduate student status.

GERM 8966  PRO-SEMINAR: SOCIETY AND CULTURE (3 credits)

This course will address a narrow field of study of the civilization, history, film, contemporary culture, art, politics, and/or cultural studies of the German-speaking world. (Cross-listed with GERM 4960).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): GERM 3030, GERM 3040, and GERM 3060

GERM 8976  PRO-SEMINAR: LINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE FOR THE PROFESSIONS (3 credits)

This course will address a narrow field of study of linguistics, translation/interpretation or the professional language of the German-speaking world. (Cross-listed with GERM 4970).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Graduate student status.