Spring 2017

I. COURSES TAUGHT IN ENGLISH THAT DO NOT COUNT TOWARD GERMAN STUDIES MAJOR OR MINOR

GERM 124 German Cinema in Context, 3 credits
Taught in English. Screening and analysis of German films from the early 20th century to the present. Readings, lectures, and discussions on the films' sources, ideologies, techniques, and artistic achievements. Does not count toward the German major or minor. 
Satisfies: AE42,  HL Literature & the Arts PC (HL) 
 
Wille, Stephanie
R   06:30 -09:00 PM   WES 4051
 
GERM 125 German Cinema in Context, Honors 3 credits
Taught in English. Screening and analysis of German films from the early 20th century to the present. Readings, lectures, and discussions on the films' sources, ideologies, techniques, and artistic achievements. Does not count toward the German major or minor. 
Satisfies: AE42,  HL Literature & the Arts PC (HL) 
 
Wille, Stephanie
R   06:30 -09:00 PM   WES 4051
 

II. COURSES IN THE LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY SEQUENCE THAT COUNT TOWARD FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

GERM 104 Elementary German I, 5 credits
Introductory German; no previous German required. Development of students' use of the German language, including the ability to comprehend, interpret, and produce short spoken, written, and multimedia texts on everyday topics in cultural contexts. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 108.
AE42,  U Undesignated elective (U) 
 
Bart, Belaire
MTWRF   9:00 -10:50 AM   WES 1015
 
Bart, Belaire
MTWRF  10:00-10:50 AM   WES 1015
 
Wille, Stephanie
MTWRF   11:00 -11:50 AM   WES 1015
 
GERM 108 Elementary German II, 5 credits
Continuation of GERM 104. Further development of students' use of German language through comprehension and production of short spoken, written, and multimedia texts on everyday topics in cultural contexts. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 201. Prerequisite: GERM 104 or placement by examination. AE42,  U Undesignated elective (U) 
 
TBD
MTWRF   08:00 -08:50 AM   WES 1005
 
TBD
MTWRF   09:00 -09:50 AM   WES 1049
 
Keel, William
MTWRF   10:00 -10:50 AM   WES 1049
 
Höhne, Marcus
MTWRF   11:00 -11:50 AM   WES 1049
 
Kourehpazhassanalizadeh, Schirin
MTWRF   12:00 -12:50 AM   WES 1048
 
GERM 201 Intermediate German I, 3 credits
Continuation of GERM 108. Further development of students' use of the German language through the comprehension, interpretation, and production of short literary and non-literary spoken, written, and multimedia texts in cultural contexts. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who successfully complete this course should take GERM 202. Prerequisite: GERM 201 or placement by examination. AE42,  U Undesignated elective (U) 
 
Meyertholen, Andrea
MWF   11:00 -11:50 AM   WES 4019
 
TBD                                                      UNOPENED
MWF   1:00 -1:50 PM   WES 4019
 
GERM 202 Intermediate German II, 3 credits
Continuation of GERM 201. Further development of students' use of the German language through the comprehension, interpretation, and production of short literary and non-literary spoken, written, and multimedia texts in cultural contexts. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who successfully complete this course should take GERM 301. Prerequisite: GERM 201 or placement by examination. AE42,  U Undesignated elective (U) 
 
Kourehpazhassanalizadeh, Schirin
MWF   10:00 -10:50 AM   WES 410
 
Kourehpazhassanalizadeh, Schirin
MWF   11:00 -11:50 AM   LIN 401
 
TBD
MWF 12:00-12:50 PM   LIN 401    UNOPENED

 

III. COURSES FOR THE GERMAN STUDIES MAJOR AND MINOR

GERM 302 High Intermediate German II, 3 credits
Continuation of GERM 301. Refinement and expansion of students' use of German. Reading and discussion in German of literary and non-literary texts (spoken, written, multimedia), combined with continued intensive grammar review. E mphasis on better understanding German grammatical structures and acquisition of vocabulary. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 401. Prerequisite: GERM 301 or placement by examination. 
AE42,  H Humanities (H) ,  World Civilization (W) 
 
Meyertholen, Andrea
MWF   01:00 -01:50 PM   WES 1049
 
Meyertholen, Andrea
MWF   02:00-02:50 PM  WES 1049
 
GERM 353 German Conversation, 3 credits
Further development of practical conversational skills for students with intermediate proficiency in German. Discussion of topics from everyday German life and current affairs, based on German newspapers and magazines. May be repeated but counts only once toward the major or minor. Not open to native speakers of German. Prerequisite: GERM 202.
Foreign Language Proficiency (FP) ,  H Humanities (H) ,  World Culture (W)
 
Wille, Stephanie
MWF  12:00 -12:50 PM   WES 1015
 
GERM 411 German Culture 1150-1750, 3 credits
Exploration of major cultural periods and movements within the framework of historical and political change, with investigation of themes such as nation and national identity, founding myths,
geography, and language. Study of forms of culture in German-speaking Europe, including visual art, music, literature, architecture, and the press. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401.
 
Keel, William
MW 3:00-4:15  Wes 1015
 
GERM 453 Investigation and Conference, 1-3 credits
Independent study and directed reading on special topics. Permission of the instructor who will supervise the student's work is required. Not open to native speakers of German. 
Satisfies: H Humanities (H) ,  World Civilization (W) 
 
Topic: Zertifikat Deutsch für den Beruf   Morrison,Jimmy 
 APPT   KULC APPT
 
Keel,William D. 
APPT   KULC APPT
 
Vanchena,Lorie A 
APPT   KULC APPT
 
Vyatkina,Nina 
APPT   KULC APPT  
 
GERM 462 The German Business Environment, 3 credits
Introduction to German business practices, including basic information about German economic and corporate life. Especially designed for students intending to participate in an internship with a German company and those who wish to enhance their knowledge of basic business German. Taught in German. Not open to native speakers of German. Prerequisite: One 300-level German course. H Humanities (H) ,  World Civilization (W)
 
Morrison, Jimmy
MWF  9:00 - 10:50 AM   WES 4019
 
GERM 580: Senior Capstone Course: German-Speaking Europe Today, 3 credits
Focus on synthesizing students' knowledge of the history, culture, and politics of German-speaking Europe 1945-present. Consideration of scholarly articles, journalism, essays, literary texts, film, and the arts on topics including cultural identity in post-unified Germany; European integration; current debates and controversies; political parties and leading political figures; role of literature, film, music, visual arts, media, and popular culture; role of universities. Required of all German majors in senior year. Prerequisite: GERM 316, GERM 401, and senior standing. AE61,  H Humanities (H)
 
Vanchena, Lorie
TR  02:30 - 03:45 PM   WES 1015
 

V. READING COURSE FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

GERM 101 German Reading Course II, 3 credits
A continuation of GERM 100. Review of grammar, with emphasis on reading and translation of material of an advanced nature in the candidate's general field. Three recitations weekly. Not open to native speakers of German. U Undesignated elective (U) 
 
Morrison, Jimmy
TR   9:30-10:45 WES 4019
 

VI. COURSES IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS THAT COUNT TOWARD GERMAN STUDIES MAJOR/MINOR

Contact the Undergraduate Advisor, Professor Vanchena, vanchena@ku.edu, for a list of courses.


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