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GERM 102 Beginning German II (3) Fundamentals of German; Continuation of German 101. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the German-speaking countries. In addition to regular class meeting, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: GERM 101 or consent of instructor. Sp

GERM 203 Intermediate German I (3) Continuation of German 102. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the German-speaking countries. In addition to regular class meeting, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: GERM 102 or consent of instructor. F

GERM 204 Intermediate German II (3) Continuation of German 203. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the German-speaking countries. In addition to regular class meeting, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: GERM 203 or consent of instructor.

GERM 205 Cultural Contexts for Conversation (3) Intensive oral practice of German on the intermediate level. May be taken concurrently with GERM 204 or 306. Topics include German popular culture, current events, work, and travel. Prereq: GERM 203 or consent of instructor.

GERM 308 Germanic Cultures (3) Study of German civilization, emphasizing developments in language, literature, philosophy, the arts, politics, traditions, and institutions from the beginnings to the present. (course taught in English) Prereq: none.

GERM 365 Introduction to Applied Linguistics (3) Focuses on the development of language in human beings, first and second language acquisition in formal and informal settings, including computer-assisted language learning. (course taught in English) Prereq: none.

GERM 275 The German Film (3) Weekly showings and discussions of German films. Analysis of the thematic and artistic diversity from its beginnings in the early 20th century to the present. (course taught in English) Prereq: none.

GERM 306 Advanced German I (3) Continuation of GERM 204. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the German speaking countries. In addition to the regular class meetings, students are required to complete one hour per week on the language lab. Prereq: GERM 204 or consent of instructor.

GERM 307 Advanced German II (3) Continuation of GERM 306. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the German speaking countries. In addition to the regular class meetings, students are required to complete one hour per week on the language lab. Prereq: GERM 306 or consent of instructor.

GERM 325 Introduction to German Literature (3) Critical readings and literary analysis of selected German texts from the Middle Ages to present in the major literary genres. Prereq: GERM 306 or consent of instructor.

GERM 334 Introduction to Modern German Drama (3) German drama from mid-19th century to the present time, emphasizing major literary movements and recent experiments in the theatre. Application of the acquired skills are demonstrated by the student in a dramatic presentation as well as through short papers and the final exam. Language of instruction: German. Prereq: German 204 or equivalent. F

GERM 335 German for the Professional (3) Study of the working knowledge of the target language, cultural behaviors and values useful in various professional fields. Course may include a service learning component. Prereq: GERM 306 or consent of instructor.

GERM 344 Germanic Literature in Translation (3) Study and analysis of selected Germanic literary masterworks in English translation. (course taught in English) Prereq: none.

GERM 390 Teaching of Modern Foreign Languages in Secondary Schools (2) Aims and methods of procedure in teaching modern foreign languages in secondary schools: materials and organization as preparation for student teaching. (same as Spanish 390.) Prereq: instructor's permission.

GERM 416 Berlin: Tale of a City (3) Study of the city of Berlin from the Weimar Republic to Nazi Germany, the Cold War and the fall of the Berlin Wall. Prereq: GERM 306 or consent of instructor.

GERM 460 Internship in German (1-6) An opportunity for job-related experience in the area of language studies. The course may be taken for a maximum of six credit hours. Prereq: consent of department chairperson.

GERM 490 Special Topics in German (3) Specialized topics in the fields of German language study, teacher preparation, culture, and literature. Students may repeat the course without limits as the topic changes. Prereq: Consent of instructor.

GERM 499 Individual Study in German (1-3) Research or advanced study in a specific area of German literature, culture, education, or language, culminating in an analytical paper or comprehensive exam. May be taken up to 6 credit hours. Prereq: approval of the department chairperson.