Language & Literature

Contact Information

Marilyn Durham
Department Chair
Phone: (262) 472-5050
Location: Laurentide 3110

Peter Hoff
Foreign Language Coordinator
Phone: (262) 472-1591
Location: Laurentide 3209

German Courses

  • BEGINNING GERMAN (GH)
    German 141, Credits: 4

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

  • BEGINNING GERMAN (GH)
    German 142, Credits: 4

    Continuation of GERMAN 141.

  • INTERMEDIATE GERMAN (GH)
    German 251, Credits: 4

    Systematic deepening and improving of the four language skills with emphasis on the grammatical structure. Selected reading.

  • INTERMEDIATE GERMAN (GH)
    German 252, Credits: 4

    Continuation of GERMAN 251 including outside reading in the area of the student's interest.

  • GERMAN PHONETICS
    German 310, Credits: 3

    Brief history of the German language, study of German speech sounds, oral practice including lab work. Very important for future German teachers.

  • ADVANCED GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)
    German 321, Credits: 3

    A thorough study of the structure of German with practice in oral and written application.

  • ADVANCED GERMAN LANGUAGE STUDY (GH)
    German 322, Credits: 3

    Same as GERMAN 321 but using different materials.

  • READINGS IN MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE
    German 331, Credits: 3

    Reading and discussion of plays and short stories for comprehension and vocabulary building.

  • READINGS IN MODERN GERMAN LITERATURE
    German 332, Credits: 3

    Reading and discussion of selected plays, short stories and poems for comprehension and vocabulary building.

  • GERMAN CIVILIZATION
    German 350, Credits: 3

    The political and cultural development of the German-speaking people with emphasis on present-day Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

  • GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE THROUGH FILM
    German 360, Credits: 3

    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.

  • GERMAN CONVERSATION
    German 390, Credits: 1

    A course designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in German. Emphasis on spontaneous use of the language.

  • SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE
    German 451, Credits: 3

    General history of German literature from its beginnings to the end of the eighteenth century. Readings from representative works.

  • SURVEY OF GERMAN LITERATURE
    German 452, Credits: 3

    General history of German literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present. Readings from representative works.

  • WORKSHOP
    German 490, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable

  • TRAVEL STUDY
    German 491, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

  • INTERNSHIP IN GERMAN
    German 493, Credits: 1-3

    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.

  • SEMINAR
    German 494, Credits: 1-3

    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.

  • SPECIAL STUDIES
    German 496, Credits: 1-3

    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.

  • EXCHANGE STUDY
    German 497, Credits: 1-12

    Variable topics. Repeatable

  • INDEPENDENT STUDY
    German 498, Credits: 1-3

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

  • INDEPENDENT STUDY - UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
    German 498R, Credits: 1-3

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

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Location

College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550
E-mail: lsadvise@uww.edu

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