COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

684-141 BEGINNING GERMAN GH 4 cr
Introduction to the fundamental structure of German, equally emphasizing the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Class meets five times a week.

684-142 BEGINNING GERMAN GH 4 cr
Continuation of 684-141. Class meets five times a week.
Prereq: 684-141 or equiv.

684-251 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN GH 4 cr
Systematic deepening and improving of the four language skills with emphasis on the grammatical structure. Selected reading.
Prereq: 684-142 or equiv.

684-252 INTERMEDIATE GERMAN GH 4 cr
Continuation of 684-251 including outside reading in the area of the student's interest.
Prereq: 684-251 or equiv.

684-260 GERMAN PHONETICS 3 cr
Brief history of the German language, study of German speech sounds, oral practice including lab work. Very important for future German teachers.
Prereq: 684-251 or equiv.

684-321 ADVANCED GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY GH 3 cr
A thorough study of the structure of German with practice in oral and written application.
Prereq: 684-252 or equiv.

684-322 ADVANCED GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY GH 3 cr
Same as 684-321 but using different materials.
Prereq: 684-321 or cons instr.

684-331 READINGS IN MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE 3 cr
Reading and discussion of plays and short stories for comprehension and vocabulary building.
Prereq: 684-252 or equiv.

684-332 READINGS IN MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE 3 cr
Reading and discussion of selected plays, short stories and poems for comprehension and vocabulary building.
Prereq: 684-331 or equiv. or 684-252 and cons instr.

684-350 GERMAN CIVILIZATION 3 cr
The political and cultural development of the German-speaking people with emphasis on present-day Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Prereq: 6 cr of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-370 GERMAN FOR BUSINESS 3 cr
A course for students who plan to use their proficiency in German in a business career. This course provides an introduction to concepts and terminology associated with doing business in the German-speaking countries, affords practice in employing those concepts and terminology in the oral, reading and writing skills, and offers a brief overview of the culture and structure of the German business world.
Prereq: 9 credits of 300 or 400 level German courses, or cons inst.

684-390 GERMAN CONVERSATION 1 cr
A course designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in German. Emphasis on spontaneous use of the language.
Repeatable five times for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
Prereq: Completion of six hours of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-451 SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE 3 cr
General history of German literature from its beginnings to the end of the eighteenth century. Readings from representative works.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-452 SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE 3 cr
General history of German literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present. Readings from representative works.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-490/690 WORKSHOP 1-3 cr
Repeatable. Prereq: 9 credits of 300 level courses or cons instr.

684-491/691 TRAVEL STUDY Repeatable 1-3 cr

684-493 INTERNSHIP IN GERMAN 1-3 cr
Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable.
Prereq: Six credits of German at the 300 or 400-level, or consent of instructor.
684-494/694 SEMINAR 1-3 cr
Repeatable one time. Prereq: Cons. instr.

684-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES 1-3 cr
Repeatable. Prereq: 6 cr of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree. Prereq: Majors and minors and cons. dept.