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Courses with the GERMAN Subject

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German (GERMAN)

Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Spring 2018 


101 First Semester 4 Fundamentals of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

102 Second Semester 4 Course Prerequisite: GERMAN 101 with a grade of C or better. Continued development of basic skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include GERMAN 101 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

105 Elementary Conversation 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: GERMAN 101 or concurrent enrollment, or GERMAN 102 or concurrent enrollment. Elementary-level conversation practice in small groups with a native/near-native speaker. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

110 German Film 3 Taught in English. Introduction to German film.

120 [HUM] Germanic Culture 3 Taught in English. The cultural development of the Germanic peoples to 1990.

180 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

203 Third Semester 4 (3-2) Further development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include GERMAN 102 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

204 Fourth Semester 4 (3-2) Continued practice in spoken and written language; selected texts in a cultural context. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include GERMAN 203 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

205 Intermediate Conversation I 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: GERMAN 203 or concurrent enrollment, or GERMAN 204 or concurrent enrollment. Intermediate-level conversation practice in small groups with a native/near-native speaker. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

280 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

305 Intermediate Conversation II 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 hours. Course Prerequisite: GERMAN 204; or a 300-level GERMAN course or concurrent enrollment. Conversation practice in small groups with native/near-native speakers. Not open to native speakers except with permission. S, F grading.

305 (Effective through Summer 2017) Intermediate Conversation II 1 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 2 hours. Course Prerequisite: GERMAN 204; or a 300-level GERMAN course or concurrent enrollment. Conversation practice in small groups with native/near-native speakers. Not open to native speakers except with permission. S, F grading.

307 Intermediate Speaking and Listening 3 Systematic development of speaking and listening proficiency; emphasis on pronunciation and phonetics. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include GERMAN 204 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

308 [M] Intermediate Grammar and Writing 3 Writing practice in the language and active review of grammar. Not open to native speakers except with permission. Required preparation must include GERMAN 204 with a grade of C or better or equivalent proficiency. Typically offered Fall. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

310 German Film 3 Course Prerequisite: GERMAN 307 or GERMAN 308. Study of important German films. Taught in German. Typically offered Spring.

320 [HUM] German Culture 3 Course Prerequisite: GERMAN 307 or GERMAN 308. Introduction to German culture. Taught in German. Typically offered Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

350 Introduction to German Literature 3 Course Prerequisite: GERMAN 307 or GERMAN 308. Survey of masterpieces of German literature. Taught in German. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

361 [COMM] German for the Professions 3 Course Prerequisites: GERMAN 204 with a C or better. Language and intercultural skills necessary for effective oral and written communication in professional settings in German-speaking countries. Taught in German.

380 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

408 [M] Advanced Grammar and Writing 3 Course Prerequisite: GERMAN 308 with a grade of C or better. Development of advanced proficiency in writing. Typically offered Spring.

420 [CAPS] Socio-Cultural History of the German Language 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Historical survey of the German language, observing domestic and foreign societal influences, considering present and future language directions.

450 [M] Seminar in German Studies - Themes 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Two GERMAN 300-level courses excluding GERMAN 305. Seminar on important themes in German studies. Taught in German. Typically offered Fall and Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

451 [M] Seminar in German Studies - Authors 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Two GERMAN 300-level courses excluding GERMAN 305. Seminar on important authors in German studies. Taught in German. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

452 [M] Seminar in German Studies - Genres 3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Two GERMAN 300-level courses excluding GERMAN 305. Seminar on important genres in German studies. Taught in German. Typically offered Spring.

480 Special Topics: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. S, F grading.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, F grading.

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