Course Descriptions

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German, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

GERM: German

Students cannot take language courses out of sequence. Once a student successfully completes a German language course, they can no longer enroll in a course that is below the level of the last course that has been completed. Students should consult an advisor to ensure that they are enrolling in a level-appropriate German language course.


GERM 100 (3) Beginners' German I
Introduction to the language. Ability to communicate accurately in a variety of everyday situations. [3-0-0]
GERM 110 (3) Beginners' German II
Introduction to the language. Ability to communicate accurately in a variety of everyday situations, speak about past events, and express ideas and hypotheses in German. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: GERM 100.
GERM 200 (3) Intermediate German I
Competence and fluency in everyday situations; ability to report and narrate past events fluently and to express opinions; familiarity with contemporary issues in the German-speaking societies. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: One of German 12, GERM 110.
GERM 210 (3) Intermediate German II
Competence and fluency in everyday situations; ability to report and narrate past events fluently and to express opinions; familiarity with contemporary issues in the German-speaking societies; introduction to German for professional purposes. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: GERM 200.
GERM 303 (3/9) d Topics in German Studies (in English)
Examining and interpreting different aspects of German culture, in particular the intersections between literature, film, and other manifestations of popular culture. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: 3 credits of 100-level English.
GERM 349 (3) Franz Kafka in English Translation
Reading and discussion of the works of Franz Kafka in English translation. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: 6 credits of first-year English.

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