German (GERM)

Although a complete graduate program is not currently available in German, the following courses may apply toward a master’s degree if approved in advance of enrollment by the student’s advisor, the chairperson of the department of modern and classical languages and literatures, and the dean of the Graduate School.

Courses numbered 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate. (Individual courses may be limited to undergraduate students only.); 800 to 999 = graduate.

GERM 505.  German Phonology   2 credit hours

Course deals with corrective pronunciation (articulation of German speech sounds and intonation) as well as formal phonetic analysis. Teaches students the International Phonetic Alphabet in order to improve their use of German dictionaries and possible comparison of German dialects. Prerequisites: GERM 224, 225, or instructor's consent.

GERM 526.  Advanced German Grammar and Composition   3 credit hours

Continues the advanced grammar review begun in GERM 300 and focuses on developing German writing skills, including the ability to express oneself with grammatical accuracy and stylistically appropriate vocabulary. Prerequisite: GERM 300 or instructor's consent.

GERM 650.  Directed Studies In German   1-3 credit hours

Enrollment in any of the areas listed takes place only upon consultation with the department and agreement with the instructor concerned: (A) Introduction to the Study of German Literature; (B) Survey I: From the Medieval Period Through the Age of Goethe; (C) Survey II: 19th Century to 1945; (D) Contemporary Literature, including the literatures of East and West Germany, 1949-1989; (E) Special Topics in Literature, repeatable once for credit; (F) Special Topics in Language, repeatable once for credit. Prerequisite: GERM 300 or instructor's consent.