Resources for:

    German

    Languages & Literatures

    Department Resources


    Contacts


    Marilyn Durham
    Department Chair
    Phone: (262) 472-5050
    Location: Laurentide 3207

    Peter Hoff
    Foreign Language Coordinator
    Phone: (262) 472-1591
    Location: Laurentide 3110

    Mary Orval
    Academic Dept Assoc
    Phone: (262) 472-1036
    Location: Laurentide 3209

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    Course Descriptions

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Location

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

    Contact

    Office of the Dean
    Phone: (262) 472-1621
    E-mail: marschHM12@uww.edu

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