ARCHIVE: Spring 2002
German (GER)

GER 101 Elementary German. (4)
fall, spring, summer
Reading, writing, speaking, and understanding of basic German, with emphasis on pronunciation and grammar. Credit is allowed for only GER 101 or 111. 4 hours lecture, 1 hour lab. Fee.

GER 102 Elementary German. (4)
fall, spring, summer
See GER 101. Credit is allowed for only GER 102 or 111. Fee. Prerequisite: GER 101 (or its equivalent).

GER 111 Fundamentals of German. (4)
fall and spring
Primarily for students with two years of high school German who need review to enter second-year study. Credit is allowed for only GER 111 or both GER 101 and 102. 4 hours lecture, 1 hour lab. Fee.

GER 201 Intermediate German. (4)
fall, spring, summer
Intensive review of grammar, with emphasis on the development of the skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading, and writing. 4 hours lecture, 1 hour lab. Fee. Prerequisite: GER 102 or 111 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

GER 202 Intermediate German. (4)
fall, spring, summer
See GER 201. Fee. Prerequisite: GER 201 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

GER 303 Scientific German. (3)
not regularly offered
Acquisition of a specialized vocabulary through the reading of German scientific publications. Prerequisite: GER 202 (or its equivalent).

GER 304 Scientific German. (3)
not regularly offered
See GER 303. Prerequisite: GER 202 (or its equivalent).

GER 311 German Conversation. (3)
fall
Expansion of idiom through oral practice dealing with contemporary articles, essays, and stories. 3 semester hours limit for majors. Prerequisite: GER 202 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

GER 312 German Conversation. (3)
spring
See GER 311. Prerequisite: GER 202 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

GER 313 German Composition. (3)
spring
Intensive practice in writing, emphasizing style and grammar. Prerequisite: GER 202 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

GER 314 Introduction to German Literature. (3)
fall
Beginning study of German poetry, drama, the novel, and the Novelle. Prerequisite: GER 202 (or its equivalent).

GER 319 Business Correspondence and Communication. (3)
not regularly offered
Organization and presentation of clear, effective business communications; vocabulary applicable to modern business usage. Prerequisite: GER 313 or instructor approval.
General Studies: G

GER 394 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

GER 411 Advanced Grammar and Conversation. (3)
fall
Improvement of diction and idiom through intensive oral review. Prerequisite: GER 311 or 312 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

GER 412 Advanced Grammar and Composition. (3)
spring
Improvement of writing ability. Prerequisite: GER 313 (or its equivalent).
General Studies: G

GER 415 German Civilization. (3)
spring
Aspects of political, social, and cultural life of the German-speaking world from the beginning through 1600. Prerequisite: a 300-level course in German or instructor approval.
General Studies: HU, H

GER 416 German Civilization. (3)
fall
From 1600 through 1945. Prerequisite: a 300-level course in German or instructor approval.
General Studies: HU, H

GER 421 German Literature. (3)
fall
From the beginning to Classicism. Prerequisite: 6 hours of 300-level German.
General Studies: HU

GER 422 German Literature. (3)
spring
From Romanticism to the present. Prerequisite: 6 hours of 300-level German.
General Studies: L/HU

GER 445 German Literature: Enlightenment to Classicism. (3)
not regularly offered
Major works of the literary epochs in the century. Prerequisite: GER 421 or instructor approval.

GER 451 German Literature: Biedermeier to Naturalism. (3)
not regularly offered
Representative works of prose and poetry from 1820 to 1890. Prerequisite: GER 422 or instructor approval.

GER 453 German Literary Masterpieces on Film. (3)
fall, spring, summer
Film and literature in their correlation to each other and to cultural, political, and social trends in German-speaking countries. Special arrangements for graduate students and those without a knowledge of German. Lecture, discussion.
General Studies: HU, G, H

GER 461 Contemporary German Literature. (3)
spring and summer
German writers since 1945. Prerequisite: GER 422 or instructor approval.

GER 494 Special Topics. (1 – 4)
not regularly offered

GER 500 Bibliography and Research Methods. (3)
not regularly offered
Required of all graduate students.

GER 511 German Stylistics. (3)
not regularly offered
Art of writing literary German, comparative stylistics.

GER 521 History of German Language. (3)
not regularly offered
Linguistic development of German from the earliest records to the present.

GER 523 German Drama. (3)
not regularly offered
Drama of the 19th and 20th centuries.

GER 525 German Novel. (3)
not regularly offered
Special studies in the German novel.

GER 527 The Novelle. (3)
not regularly offered
Special studies in the German short story.

GER 531 Middle High German Language and Literature. (3)
not regularly offered
Reading and discussion of specimens of the Middle High German epics, romances, and other literary genres.

GER 551 Romanticism. (3)
not regularly offered
Treatment of early and late Romanticism.

GER 555 Modern German Literature. (3)
not regularly offered
Major works from the period of Expressionism to 1945.

GER 591 Seminar. (1 – 12)
not regularly offered
Special topics are concerned with a figure, theme, or work in German literature or Germanic studies. Possible topics:

(a)Faust. (3)
(b)Germanic Studies. (3)
(c)Goethe. (3)
(d)Grass and Böll. (3)
(e)Hesse. (3)
(f)Kafka. (3)
(g)Kleist. (3)
(h)Schiller. (3)
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