• Modern Languages & Literatures - French, German, Spanish




  • German Classes


    GRM 101-102

    ELEMENTARY GERMAN I & II study the fundamentals of pronunciation and grammar using extensive written and oral exercises and language lab work.
    Prerequisite for GRM 102: GRM 101 or permission
    3 credit hours per semester


    GRM 201-202

    INTERMEDIATE GERMAN I & II review and expand upon basic German grammar. Practice in conversation and composition is emphasized along with selected readings and language lab drills.
    Prerequisite for GRM 201: GRM 102 or permission; for GRM 202: GRM 201 or permission
    3 credit hours per semester


    GRM 303-304

    ADVANCED COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION I & II concentrate on the more subtle elements of German grammar and style, practice in writing, and speaking. These courses are conducted in German.
    Prerequisite: GRM 201, 202, or permission
    4 credits hours per semester


    GRM 305-306

    GERMAN THROUGH FILM AND READINGS I & II work with selected German-language films and coordinated readings in German to provide culturally authentic initial advanced-level practice in all four skill areas of German: listening, reading, writing, and speaking. Emphasis is placed on comprehension, communicative ability, as well as linguistic accuracy. Therefore, basic grammar concepts are reviewed and advanced grammar and style concepts are studied as warranted. Readings, lectures, discussions, task assignments, written and oral projects, as well as exams are in German.
    Prerequisite: GRM 202, equivalent or permission
    4 credits hours per semester


    GRM 311

    GERMAN TO ENGLISH TRANSLATION provides practice in the craft of German to English translation.
    Prerequisite: GRM 202, equivalent or permission; GRM 303 or 304 or 305 or 306 taken previously is recommended
    2 credits hours per semester


    GRM 312

    ENGLISH TO GERMAN TRANSLATION provides practice in the craft of English to German translation.
    Prerequisite: GRM 202, equivalent or permission; GRM 303-304 or 305-306 taken previously is strongly recommended
    2 credit hours


    GRM 333-334

    THE AFTERMATH OF THE NAZI HORROR IN GERMAN-LANGUAGE FILM FROM 1946 TO THE PRESENT I & II investigate how German culture from 1946 onward dealt with the Nazi past, the war, the Holocaust and their various after-effects, as well as the question of resistance, survival and guilt by studying selected German-language films on the subject that were produced in the German-speaking countries between then and now. Note: this course meets for 3 contact hours per week
    Prerequisite if taught in German: GRM 202, equivalent or permission; GRM 303 or 304 or 305 or 306 taken previously is recommended.
    2 credit hours per semester


    GRM 380

    READINGS IN GERMAN LITERATURE is a flexible course, the contents of which will vary from one semester to another. Study may focus on an author, group of authors, literary movement, period, genre, theme or a region of German literature. This course may be repeated for credit if the topic is different from when previously taken.
    Prerequisite: GRM 202, equivalent or permission; GRM 303 or 304 or 305 or 306 taken previously is recommended.
    2 credit hours per semester


    GRM 400

    INTERNSHIP is a work-experience opportunity with the purpose of expanding education by applying accumulated knowledge in German. The availability of internships is limited to upper-level students, normally juniors and seniors with a 3.0 quality point average. Students are approved individually by the academic department. A contract can be obtained from the Career Services Office in Starvaggi Hall. Internships count as general electives.
    Prerequisite: German Junior or Senior standing and permission of the department chair.
    Internships must be preapproved.
    1-6 credit hours


    GRM 426

    ISSUES IN GERMAN CULTURE AND LITERATURE I: FROM THE BEGINNINGS THROUGH 1249 is an integrated, issue-oriented study of German culture and selected literary works from the Germanic times through the High Middle Ages. Readings, lectures, discussions, oral reports, writing assignments, and exams are mostly in Modern Standard German.
    Prerequisites: GRM 303 or 304  or 304 or 305 or 306 or permission
    4 credit hours


    GRM 427

    ISSUES IN GERMAN CULTURE AND LITERATURE II: FROM 1250 THORUGH 1699 is a continuation of the integrated, issue-oriented study of German culture and literature begun in GRM 426, but covering the time period from the Late Middle Ages through the 17th century. Readings, lectures, discussions, oral reports, writing assignments, and exams are mostly in Modern Standard German.
    Prerequisites: GRM 303 or 304  or 304 or 305 or 306 or permission
    4 credit hours


    GRM 428

    ISSUES IN GERMAN CULTURE AND LITERATURE III: FROM 1700 THROUGH 1849 continues the integrated, issue-oriented study of German culture and literature begun in GRM 426 and 427 by examining the 18th and first half of the 19th century. Readings, lectures, discussions, oral reports, writing assignments, and exams are predominantly in German.
    Prerequisites: GRM 303 or 304  or 304 or 305 or 306 or permission
    4 credit hours


    GRM 429

    ISSUES IN GERMAN CULTURE AND LITERATURE IV: FROM 1850 THROUGH THE PRESENT concludes the integrated, issue-oriented study of German culture and literature of GRM 426-428 by examining the second half of the 19th century and the 20th century. Readings, lectures, discussions, oral reports, writing assignments, and exams are predominantly in German.
    Prerequisites: GRM 303 or 304  or 304 or 305 or 306 or permission
    4 credit hours


    GRM 434

    SENIOR THESIS uses guided readings and research to result in a baccalaureate-level thesis. Projects for independent study are chosen in consultation with the supervising instructor and may deal with an aspect of the language, literature, or culture and civilization of the German-speaking people.
    Prerequisite: Permission
    1 credit hour


    GRM 435

    COORDINATING SEMINIAR requires guided readings, research, and discussions on an aspect of the language, literature, or culture and civilization of thee German-speaking people, culminating in a research paper. Students will present their papers orally to the seminar group.
    Prerequisite: Permission
    1 credit hour



    OTHER MODERN LANGUAGES


    ML 201-202

    INTERMEDIATE MODERN LANGUAGES allows students with proficiency in a modern foreign language to receive credit by scoring on a special examination at a level consistent with Modern Language Department standards. (See the section on Expenses–Other Fees in this catalog for the examination and credit fees.)
    6 credit hours

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