Fall 2014

I. GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (COURSES DO NOT COUNT TOWARD GERMAN STUDIES MAJOR OR MINOR)

GERM 136 / AMS 344 The German Transatlantic Experience, 3 credits
Taught in English. Introduction to the migration of German-speaking Europeans to North America, 17th century-present. Consideration of European and North American factors motivating migration, the journey to the New World, the experiences of immigrants and their descendants, and the ways in which German-speaking Europeans shaped the multicultural history of America.
Satisfies: Goal 4 Outcome 1 (AE41) ,  HT Historical Studies PC (HT) ,  U Undesignated elective (U)
 
Vanchena, Lorie A.
TR   1:00 - 2:15 PM   WES 1049 - LAWRENCE 
 

II. COURSES IN 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' balanced knowledge of the German language and culture, including the ability to understand and produce short spoken, written, and multimedia texts on everyday topics and to interpret, compare, and contrast German and American cultural phenomena. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 108. Satisfies: Goal 4 Outcome 2 (AE42) ,  U Undesignated elective (U) 
 
Vyatkina, Nina
MTWRF   9:00 - 10:00  AM   WES 1049 - LAWRENCE   
 
Vyatkina, Nina
MTWRF   10:00 -10:50 AM   WES 1049 - LAWRENCE   
 
Vyatkina, Nina 
MTWRF   11:00 -11:50 AM   WES 1049 - LAWRENCE   
 
Vyatkina, Nina
MTWRF   12:00 -12:50 AM   WES 1049 - LAWRENCE   
 
GERM 108 Elementary German II, 5 credits
 Continuation of GERM 104. Further development of students' balanced knowledge of the German language and culture, including the ability to understand and produce short spoken, written, and multimedia texts on everyday topics and to interpret, compare, and contrast German and American cultural phenomena. 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.
Satisfies: Goal 4 Outcome 2 (AE42) ,  U Undesignated elective (U) 
 
Vyatkina, Nina 
MTWRF   10:00 -10:50 AM   WES 1015 - LAWRENCE   
 
Vyatkina, Nina 
MTWRF   11:00 -11:50 AM   WES 1015 - LAWRENCE   
 
GERM 201 Intermediate German I, 3 credits
Continuation of GERM 108. Further development of students' balanced knowledge of the German language and culture, including the ability to understand and produce short spoken, written, and multimedia texts in different genres and to interpret, compare, and contrast German and American cultural phenomena. Emphasis on interaction. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 202. Prerequisite: GERM 108 or placement by examination.
Satisfies: Goal 4 Outcome 2 (AE42) ,  U Undesignated elective (U) 
 
Vyatkina, Nina 
MWF   10:00 -10:50 AM   FR 221 - LAWRENCE   
 
Vyatkina, Nina 
MWF   11:00 -11:50 AM   FR 221 - LAWRENCE  
 
GERM 202 Intermediate German II, 3 credits
Continuation of GERM 201. Further development of students' balanced knowledge of the German language and culture, including the ability to understand and produce short spoken, written, and multimedia texts in different genres and to interpret, compare, and contrast German and American cultural phenomena. 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.
Satisfies: Goal 4 Outcome 2 (AE42) ,  U Undesignated elective (U) 
 
Vyatkina, Nina
MWF   10:00 -10:50 AM   WES 4049 - LAWRENCE   
 
Vyatkina, Nina
MWF   11:00 -11:50 AM   WES 4049 - LAWRENCE   

III. COURSES FOR THE GERMAN STUDIES MAJOR AND MINOR

GERM 301 High Intermediate German I, 3 credits
Continuation of GERM 202. Further development of students' use of German through reading and discussion of literary and non-literary texts (spoken, written, multimedia, combined with intensive grammar review. Introduction to expressive functions of German with emphasis on spoken and written communication. Not open to native speakers of German. Students who complete this course successfully should take GERM 302. Prerequisite: GERM 202 or placement by examination. . 
Satisfies: Goal 4 Outcome 2 (AE42) ,  H Humanities (H) ,  World Civilization (W) 
 
Linden, Ari
MWF   01:00 -01:50 PM   WES 1049 - LAWRENCE   
 
GERM 315 German Literature and the Modern Era, 3 credits
Introduction in English to German writers 1750-present. Discussion of themes such as technology, modern and postmodern developments, gender, war, politics, and culture in German-speaking Europe. Readings include works in translation by influential German writers. Open to first-year students and non-majors; qualifies for major or minor credit when taken with GERM 316, a one-hour discussion section. GERM 315 and GERM 316 are required for admission to all courses beyond GERM 402 (except GERM 444 and GERM 462).
Satisfies: H Humanities (H)
 
Vanchena, Lorie A
TR 2:30 - 3:45 PM WES 1049 - LAWRENCE
 
GERM 316 Discussion Section for German Literature and the Modern Era, 1 credit
Discussion section to be taken with GERM 315: German Literature and the Modern Era. Introduction to critical German vocabulary for discussing German-language literature in its historical and cultural context. Prerequisite: GERM 202 or placement by examination. GERM 315 qualifies for major or minor credit when taken with GERM 316.
Vanchena, Lorie A
T 4:00 - 4:50 PM WES 1049 - LAWRENCE
 
GERM 352 Business German Fur Den Beruf,  3 credits
Extensive practice in business communication: terminology, texts and correspondence, oral practice in business situations. Not open to native speakers of German. Prerequisite: GERM 202 or placement by examination.
Satisfies: H Humanities (H) ,  World Civilization (W)
 
Morrison, Jim
MWF 9:00 - 9:50 AM WES 4049 - LAWRENCE
 
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. 
Satisfies: H Humanities (H) 
 
Keel, William
MWF   2:00 -2:50 PM   WES 1015 - LAWRENCE   
 
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) 
 
IND Topic: Comprtve&Indo-Europn Lingustcs   Greenberg, Marc L.
Inst Req APPT   KULC APPT - LAWRENCE  
 
Topic: Smnr Eurpn Studies  Urie, Dale Marie
W   03:00 -05:30 PM  BA  202 - LAWRENCE
 
IND Topic: Zertifikat Deutsch fur den Beruf  Morrison, Jim
Inst Req APPT   KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
 
IND Keel,William D. 
APPT   KULC APPT - LAWRENCE  
 
IND Linden, Ari
APPT   KULC APPT - LAWRENCE  
 
IND Marx,Leonie A. 
APPT   KULC APPT - LAWRENCE  
 
IND Vanchena,Lorie A 
APPT   KULC APPT - LAWRENCE  
 
IND Vyatkina,Nina 
APPT   KULC APPT - LAWRENCE  
 
GERM 575 Topics in Genre: The Short Story in German Culture, 3 credits
Study of the definition, style, form, and content of a specific literary genre in German-language literature and the social, cultural, political, and economic factors that led to its emergence. Consideration of the genre's suitability for particular writers or periods. Topic and period vary. May be repeated if content varies. Prerequisite: GERM 316 and GERM 401.
Satisfies: H Humanities (H) ,  World Civilization (W)
 
Marx, Leonie
TR  01:00 - 02:15 PM   WES 1015 - LAWRENCE 
 
GERM 599 Departmental Honors Project
Continuation of GERM 598. Course consists of completion of Departmental Honors project. Quality of project determines whether student receives credit only or Honors in German. Prerequisite: GERM 598.
Satisfies: H Humanities (H)
 
Vanchena, Lorie A.
Inst Req APPT   KULC APPT - LAWRENCE  
 

IV. COURSE IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS THAT COUNT TOWARD GERMAN STUDIES MAJOR/MINOR

German majors can count up to two approved courses offered by other departments credit toward their German major; German minors may count one approved course toward their German minor. Permission of the Undergraduate Advisor, Dr. Lorie A. Vanchena, is required.

The following approved courses will be offered in fall 2014:

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