Academic Catalog

German (3530)

3530:101. Beginning German I. (4 Credits)

Sequential. Acquisition of basic reading, speaking, writing and listening comprehension skills, with emphasis on development of self-expression in everyday situations, through culturally authentic media and texts.

3530:102. Beginning German II. (4 Credits)

Sequential. Prerequisite: 3530:101 or equivalent. Acquisition of basic reading, speaking, writing and listening comprehension skills, with emphasis on development of self-expression in everyday situations, through culturally authentic media and texts.

3530:201. Intermediate German I. (3 Credits)

Sequential. Prerequisite: 3530:102 or equivalent. Continuing acquisition of competence in reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension through use of culturally authentic materials, with emphasis on developing accuracy and self-expression in a wide range of situations.

3530:202. Intermediate German II. (3 Credits)

Sequential. Prerequisite: 3530:201 or equivalent. Continuing acquisition of competence in reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension through use of culturally authentic materials, with emphasis on developing accuracy and self-expression in a wide range of situations.

3530:301. German Conversation & Composition. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3530:202 or equivalent. Advanced composition using German models, special attention to words and idioms, development of oral expression and conversational ability.

3530:302. Special Topics in German Conversation & Composition. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3530:202 or equivalent or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit. Special attention to development of oral expression and conversational ability.

3530:310. Sex, Violence, & Terror in German Fairy Tales. (3 Credits)

Exploration of historical context of German fairy tales and interpretation plus modern significance of texts according to Jungian archetypal psychology. Readings and discussions in English.

3530:403. Advanced German Conversation & Composition. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3530:302 or equivalent. Thorough analysis of syntax, morphology, phonetic principles and grammatical structure.

3530:404. Advanced German Conversation & Composition. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3530:302 or equivalent. Thorough analysis of syntax, morphology, phonetic principles and grammatical structure.

3530:406. German Culture & Civilization. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3530:302 or 3530:306 or equivalent. Particular emphasis on customs, traditions, literary trends and artistic tendencies that constitute German's contribution to Western civilization.

3530:407. German Culture & Civilization. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3530:302 or 3530:306 or equivalent. Particular emphasis on customs, traditions, literary trends and artistic tendencies that constitute German's contribution to Western civilization.

3530:422. German: Special Topics in Advanced Language Skills or Culture or Literature. (1-4 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3530:202 or equivalent. (May be repeated) Development of specialized language skills or reading of significant works of literature or culture not studied in other courses.

3530:497. Individual Reading in German. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3530:202 and permission of department chair.

3530:498. Individual Reading in German. (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisite: 3530:202 and permission of department chair.