German (GERMAN)

Courses

GERMAN 141   BEGINNING GERMAN (GH)   4 Units

Introduction to the fundamental structure of German, equally emphasizing the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

GERMAN 142   BEGINNING GERMAN (GH)   4 Units

Continuation of GERMAN 141.
PREREQ: GERMAN 141 OR EQUIVALENT

GERMAN 251   INTERMEDIATE GERMAN (GH)   4 Units

Systematic deepening and improving of the four language skills with emphasis on the grammatical structure. Selected reading.
PREREQ: GERMAN 142 OR EQUIVALENT

GERMAN 252   INTERMEDIATE GERMAN (GH)   4 Units

Continuation of GERMAN 251 including outside reading in the area of the student's interest.
PREREQ: GERMAN 251 OR EQUIVALENT

GERMAN 310   GERMAN PHONETICS   3 Units

Brief history of the German language, study of German speech sounds, oral practice including lab work. Very important for future German teachers.
PREREQ: GERMAN 252 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 321   ADVANCED GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)   3 Units

A thorough study of the structure of German with practice in oral and written application.
PREREQ: GERMAN 252 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 322   ADVANCED GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)   3 Units

Same as GERMAN 321 but using different materials.
PREREQ: GERMAN 321 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 331   READINGS IN MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE   3 Units

Reading and discussion of plays and short stories for comprehension and vocabulary building.
PREREQ: GERMAN 252 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 332   READINGS IN MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE   3 Units

Reading and discussion of selected plays, short stories and poems for comprehension and vocabulary building.
PREREQ: GERMAN 331 OR EQUIVALENT OR GERMAN 252 WITH CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 350   GERMAN CIVILIZATION   3 Units

The political and cultural development of the German-speaking people with emphasis on present-day Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
PREREQ: SIX CREDITS OF 300 LEVEL COURSES IN GERMAN OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 360   GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE THROUGH FILM   3 Units

This course will explore contemporary film of the German-speaking world as a vehicle for listening comprehension, vocabulary building, written and oral proficiency, and cultural literacy. Significant time will be spent analyzing the content and context of the films based on their cultural, historical, social and political themes.
PREREQ: 6 UNITS OF 300 LEVEL COURSES IN GERMAN OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 390   GERMAN CONVERSATION   Repeatable   1 Units

A course designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in German. Emphasis on spontaneous use of the language.
PREREQ: SIX CREDITS OF 300 LEVEL COURSES IN GERMAN OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 451   SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE   3 Units

General history of German literature from its beginnings to the end of the eighteenth century. Readings from representative works.
PREREQ: 9 UNITS OF 300 LEVEL GERMAN OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 452   SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE   3 Units

General history of German literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present. Readings from representative works.
PREREQ: 9 UNITS OF 300 LEVEL GERMAN OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 490   WORKSHOP   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable
PREREQ: 9 UNITS OF 300 LEVEL COURSES OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

GERMAN 493   INTERNSHIP IN GERMAN   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable. Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.
PREREQ: 6 CREDITS OF 300 OR 400 LEVEL GERMAN OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 494   SEMINAR   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member. Repeatable one time.

GERMAN 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.
PREREQ: SIX CREDITS OF 300 LEVEL COURSES IN GERMAN OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

GERMAN 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

Variable topics. Repeatable

GERMAN 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
PREREQ: MAJOR OR MINOR IN GERMAN

GERMAN 498R   INDEPENDENT STUDY - UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.

GERMAN 499   GERMAN THESIS   1-3 Units


PREREQ: JUNIOR OR SENIOR STATUS, OPEN ONLY TO GERMAN MAJORS