German Classes

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GRMN 1713 - Elementary German I
Main elements of grammar and pronunciation, with work on the four basic skills of listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as GRMN 1115.

GRMN 1813 - Elementary German II
Continuation of GRMN 1713. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as GRMN 1225. Prerequisite(s): GRMN 1713 or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 2713 - Intermediate Readings and Conversation
Selection from German contemporary cultural reading materials and study of colloquial speech patterns. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as GRMN 2112. Prerequisite(s): GRMN 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 2723 - Intermediate Grammar and Composition I
Review and expansion of German grammar and composition. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as GRMN 2113. Prerequisite(s): GRMN 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 2813 - Introduction to German Literature and Film
Reading/viewing and analysis of prose, drama and poetry, and film for building literary and cultural appreciation. May be taken concurrently with other 2000-level German courses. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as GRMN 2223. Prerequisite(s): GRMN 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 2823 - Intermediate Grammar and Composition II (I)
Continuation of GRMN 2723 with further work in grammar and composition. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as GRMN 2222. Prerequisite(s): GRMN 2723 or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 2890 - Honors Experience in German
A supplemental Honors experience in German to partner concurrently with designated German courses. This course adds a different intellectual dimension to the designated courses. Prerequisite(s): Honors Program participation and concurrent enrollment in a designated German course.

GRMN 3013 - German for Reading Requirements I
Reading in the humanities and the sciences. Translation from German to English.

GRMN 3023 - German for Reading Requirements II
Intermediate and advanced reading in the humanities and sciences. Translation from German to English. Prerequisite(s): GRMN 3013 or equivalent.

GRMN 3343 - German for Professional Purposes
Business concepts, practices and the expectations of professional life in Germany. Focus on specialized vocabulary and business correspondence. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 3463 - Advanced Diction and Phonetics
German speech sounds and intonation patterns. Practice to improve the student’s pronunciation. Required course for teacher certification. Prerequisite(s): 18 credit hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 3501 - Orientation to Internship Abroad
Preparation for residential internship in a German speaking country. Culture, civilization, and contemporary conditions, and communication for students accepted for international cooperative education program. Previously offered as GRMN 3902. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 3502 - Internship Abroad
Practical studies in a German-speaking country. Supervised research papers and reports and oral testing during and following the practicum. Previously offered as GRMN 3903. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 3803 - Advanced Conversation
Colloquial speech forms and sentence structure. Practice in brief public address in German. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 3813 - Advanced Grammar and Composition
Practice in original composition in German. Problematic points of German grammar and stylistics. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 4113 - German Literature in Translation (I)
Influential German, Austrian, and Swiss novels, short stories, plays, and poetry in translation. Discussion to see how they reflect social, literary, and philosophical state of the society at the time. Will be exposed to different themes as well as genres. May focus on literary production either of a certain time frame or follow a theme through centuries.

GRMN 4153 - Survey of German Literature I
German literature from the beginning to 1785. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 4163 - Survey of German Literature II
German literature from 1785 to the present. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 4333 - Backgrounds of Modern German Civilization
Historical, cultural, political and literary trends in the formation of German civilization. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 4343 - Modern Germany
The major cultural, social and political forces that have shaped the Germany of today. Previously offered as GRMN 3333. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 4513 - The Age of Goethe
Principal figures of German Classicism and Romanticism. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 4523 - 19th Century German Literature
Prose, lyric and drama from Romanticism to Naturalism. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 4543 - Contemporary German Literature
Main currents in German, Swiss, and Austrian literature from Naturalism until present day. Prerequisite(s): 18 hours of German or equivalent proficiency.

GRMN 4550 - Studies in German
Reading and discussion of vital subjects in German. Offered for variable credit, 1-3 credit hours, maximum of 9 credit hours. Prerequisite(s): 18 credit hours of German or equivalent proficiency.