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GRMN0101A-F12

CRN: 90199

Beginning German

Beginning German
Geared toward quick and early proficiency in comprehension and free expression. Grammatical structures are practiced through group activities and situational exercises (e.g., role-playing games and partner interviews). Active class participation by students is required and will be counted toward the final grade. Since this is an integrated approach, there will be laboratory assignments but no special drill sections. Classes meet five times a week. Students take GRMN 0102 as their winter term course. 5 hrs. lect.

GRMN0101B-F12

CRN: 90204

Beginning German

Beginning German
Geared toward quick and early proficiency in comprehension and free expression. Grammatical structures are practiced through group activities and situational exercises (e.g., role-playing games and partner interviews). Active class participation by students is required and will be counted toward the final grade. Since this is an integrated approach, there will be laboratory assignments but no special drill sections. Classes meet five times a week. Students take GRMN 0102 as their winter term course. 5 hrs. lect.

GRMN0201A-F12

CRN: 90224

Intermediate German

Intermediate German
GRMN 0201/0202 is a culture-based intermediate language sequence that focuses students' attention on intercultural aspects of language acquisition, vocabulary expansion, reading and writing strategies, and a review of grammar. It moves from a focus on issues of individual identity and personal experiences to a discussion of Germany today (GRMN 0201), explores national identity in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and supplies an overview of cultural history, literary achievements, and philosophical traditions in the German-speaking world (GRMN 0103 or equivalent) 4 hrs. lect.

GRMN0201B-F12

CRN: 90235

Intermediate German

Intermediate German
GRMN 0201/0202 is a culture-based intermediate language sequence that focuses students' attention on intercultural aspects of language acquisition, vocabulary expansion, reading and writing strategies, and a review of grammar. It moves from a focus on issues of individual identity and personal experiences to a discussion of Germany today (GRMN 0201), explores national identity in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and supplies an overview of cultural history, literary achievements, and philosophical traditions in the German-speaking world (GRMN 0103 or equivalent) 4 hrs. lect.

GRMN0350A-F12

Cross-Listed As:
GRMN0350B-F12

CRN: 92744

Advanced Writing Workshop

Advanced Writing Workshop
With its emphasis on grammatical structures, this course is designed to develop students' writing skills, bridging the 0200-level courses and the advanced 0300 and 0400 levels. From initial sentences and short paragraphs to a final term paper the course tries to assist individual students with their specific problems with German compositions. In addition to frequent written assignments, students also read excerpts from several German papers and magazines in order to familiarize themselves with a variety of narrative styles. (Formerly GRMN 0304) 3 hrs. lect.

GRMN0350B-F12

Cross-Listed As:
GRMN0350A-F12

CRN: 92745

Advanced Writing Workshop

Advanced Writing Workshop
With its emphasis on grammatical structures, this course is designed to develop students' writing skills, bridging the 0200-level courses and the advanced 0300 and 0400 levels. From initial sentences and short paragraphs to a final term paper the course tries to assist individual students with their specific problems with German compositions. In addition to frequent written assignments, students also read excerpts from several German papers and magazines in order to familiarize themselves with a variety of narrative styles. (Formerly GRMN 0304) 3 hrs. lect.

GRMN0370A-F12

CRN: 92746

Structure of German

The Structure of German
This course simultaneously presents an overview of the major subfields of linguistics as they apply to the German language and a discussion of how today's Standard German evolved. We will pay attention to important concepts in phonetics/phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. In addition to these theoretical and descriptive aspects, we will discuss sociolinguistic issues such as language and gender and regional variations within Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Luxemburg. Lectures and discussions will be conducted in German. (Formerly GRMN 0340) 3 hrs. lect.

GRMN0445A-F12

CRN: 92777

Green Germany

Green” Germany
In this course we will examine the evolution of Germany's "green" tradition and the ways environmental issues have been expressed through language, literature, and culture from Romanticism until today. The first half of the semester will focus on major trends in the depiction and utilization of nature up to the 1960s. Then we will turn to contemporary environmental issues such as energy production and Germany's plans to decommission nuclear power plants, air and water pollution, green architecture, waste management, and food production. This course will draw on diverse sources, including literary, scientific, and political texts; films; works of art; and online resources on environmental issues. 3 hrs. sem./disc.

GRMN0500A-F12

CRN: 90477

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500B-F12

CRN: 90481

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500D-F12

CRN: 90487

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500E-F12

CRN: 90490

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500F-F12

CRN: 90491

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500G-F12

CRN: 91284

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0500H-F12

CRN: 91447

Independent Study

Independent Study
(Approval only)

GRMN0700A-F12

CRN: 91385

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700B-F12

CRN: 91386

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700D-F12

CRN: 91388

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700E-F12

CRN: 91389

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700F-F12

CRN: 91390

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700G-F12

CRN: 91391

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)

GRMN0700H-F12

CRN: 91448

Senior Research

Honors Project
(Approval only)