Spring 2016

I. CORE COURSES (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
 
GERM 132 The City of Berlin in German Culture, 3 credits
Taught in English. Introduction to Berlin within the context of major German and European historical, social, intellectual, and artistic developments since 1800. Exploration of complex epochs such as the Bismarck, Nazi, Cold War, and post-unification eras through journalism, literature, sociological writings, and film. Does not count toward German major or minor. Satisfies H
 
Marx, Leonie 
MW   12:30-1:45 PM   FR 221
 
GERM 320 Border Crossings in German Culture, 3 credits
Taught in English. Exploration of writers, filmmakers, and artists who have emigrated from, or migrated to German-speaking Europe. Emphasis on both their transnational impact and their representations of border crossings. Topics may include exile communities before, during, and after World War II and multiculturalism in contemporary Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Does not count toward German major or minor. AE42, HT
 
Linden, Ari
MW 3:00-4:15 PM WES 1015
 
GERM 332 The City of Berlin in German Culture, 3 credits
Taught in English. Exploration of writers, filmmakers, and artists who have emigrated from, or migrated to German-speaking Europe. Emphasis on both their transnational impact and their representations of border crossings. Topics may include exile communities before, during, and after World War II and multiculturalism in contemporary Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Does not count toward German major or minor. AE4
 
Marx, Leonie
MW 12:30-1:45 PM FR 221
 

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' 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) 
 
Kourehpazhassanalizadeh, Schirin
MTWRF   9:00 -10:50 AM   WES 1015
 
Weis, Andrea
MTWRF  10:00-10:50 AM   WES 1015
 
Weis, Andrea
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) 
 
Coon, Kelsey
MTWRF   09:00 -09:50 AM   WES 1049
 
Keel, William
MTWRF   10:00 -10:50 AM   WES 1049
 
Hoehne, Marcus
MTWRF   11:00 -11:50 AM   WES 1049
 
Frawley, Gabrielle
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) 
 
Kourehpazhassanalizaeh, Schirin
MWF   10:00 -10:50 AM   WES 4019
 
Kourehpazhassanalizaeh, Schirin
MWF   11:00 -11:50 AM   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) 
 
Meyertholen, Andrea
MWF   10:00 -10:50 AM   FR 221  
 
Meyertholen, Andrea
MWF   11:00 -11:50 AM   FR 221 
 
GERM 203 Introduction to Business German, 3 credits
Continuation of GERM 201; completes language proficiency sequence. Structured grammar review, composition, conversation, and reading with focus on the basics of German business communication. Recommended for students planning to take GERM 352 and GERM 462. Not open to native speakers of German. Prerequisite: GERM 201 or placement by examination.  AE42,  H Humanities (H)
 
Wille, Stephanie
MWF   12:00 -12:50 PM WES 1015 - LAWRENCE
 

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) 
 
Linden, Ari
MWF   01:00 -01:50 PM   WES 1015
 
Meyertholen, Andrea
MWF   01:00-01:50 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)
 
Marx, Leonie
MW  2:00 -2:50 PM   FR 221
 
GERM 375 Topics in the Film of German-Speaking Europe: 20th Century in German Film, 3 credits
Examination of topics such as Expressionism, Turkish-German culture in contemporary German film, popular filmmaking, post-unification film, German literature as film, German film and national identity. Topics and periods vary. Prerequisite: GERM 302. H Humanities (H)
 
Keel, William
T 6:30-9:00 Wes 4051
 
GERM 402 Advanced German II, 3 credits
Continuation of GERM 401. Development of advanced proficiency in German through analysis and discussion of literary and nonliterary texts and practice in advanced composition. Emphasis in both discussions and papers on style and rhetoric and on developing skill in textual analysis. Focus on advanced German grammar and on style and idiomatic expression in spoken and written German. Prerequisite: GERM 401. Foreign Language Proficiency (FP),  H Humanities (H)
 
Vyatkina, Nina
MW 12:30-1:45, Wes 4019
 
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
 
Marx,Leonie A. 
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
 
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.
 
IV. COURSE IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS THAT COUNT TOWARD GERMAN STUDIES MAJOR/MINOR

German Studies majors can count up to two approved courses offered by other departments credit toward their German Studies major; German Studies minors may count one approved course toward their German Studies minor. Permission of the Undergraduate Advisor, Dr. Lorie A. Vanchena, is required. The courses below will be offered in spring 2016 and have been approved for credit toward the German Studies major. Other courses may also count; students are encouaged to speak with Dr. Vanchena prior to enrollment to discuss approval.

SOC 500: Sociological Theory, 3 credits
An introduction to the principal texts in sociological theory and the ideas that made them important. Primary materials are emphasized, ranging from medieval to the current age. The goal of the course is to show continuity and change in the theoretical tradition of sociology, and to demonstrate the continued importance of classical ideas. Prerequisite: SOC 104 or permission of instructor. German majors and minors must obtain permission of instructor. 
Satisfies: S Social Science (S)
 
Antonio, Robert
TR   02:30-3:45 PM   FR 117
 
PHIL 386: Modern Philosophy Descartes to Kant, 3 credits
A survey of the writings of such principal philosophers of the modern period as Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Hobbes, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant.
Satisfies: Satisfies: Goal 3 Arts and Humanities (GE3H) ,  H Humanities (H) ,  HR Philosophy & Religion PC (HR)
 
Robins, Sarah Kathleen
TR  1:00-2:15
 

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   9:30-1045 WES 4019

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