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GERM

(GERM) GERMAN
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
William Thompson, Ph.D., Chair
Room 108, Jones Hall
http://fl.memphis.edu

In addition to the courses below, the department may offer the following Special Topics courses:
GERM 4791-99. Special Topics in German Language or Literature. (3). May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours credit. PREREQUISITE: two courses from: GERM 3301, 3302, 3411, 3412, or permission of instructor.


GERM 1010 - Elementary German I (3)
Basic skills fundamental to language proficiency and culture.

GERM 1020 - Elementary German II (3)
Further development of basic skills fundamental to language proficiency and culture. PREREQUISITE: GERM 1010, or equivalent.

GERM 2010 - Intermediate German I (3)
Continued development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. PREREQUISITE: GERM 1020, or equivalent.

GERM 2020 - Intermediate German II (3)
Expansion of German skills, with more extensive listening comprehension practice and readings. PREREQUISITE: GERM 2010, or equivalent.

GERM 3301 - Conversation and Composition (3)
PREREQUISITE: GERM 2020, 2021, or equivalent.

GERM 3302 - Conversation and Composition (3)
PREREQUISITE: GERM 2020, 2021, or equivalent.

GERM 3303 - German Translation (3)
Combination of historical review of translation theories with translation practice; translation of German to English as well as English to German; how translations reflect changing literary and cultural values and tastes; examination how nuances of language and culture (source and target) influence the translator's choice of whom and what kind of text to translate. PREREQUISITE: GERM 2020 or permission of instructor.

GERM 3411 - Intro German Lit and Culture I (3)
German literature from 17th to 18th century. PREREQUISITE: GERM 2020, 2021, or equivalent.

GERM 3412 - Intro Germ Lit and Culture II (3)
German literature from 19th to 21st century. PREREQUISITE: GERM 2020, 2021, or equivalent.

GERM 3790 - Advanced German Grammar (3)
(Was 4302). Special problems in grammar; recommended for majors and minors. PREREQUISITE: 3000 level German course or equivalent.

GERM 3791 - Business German I (3)
German economy and society; German business terminology and forms of communication. PREREQUISITE: GERM 2020, or equivalent.

GERM 3792 - Business German II (3)
German economy and global market. German business terminology and forms of communication. PREREQUISITE: GERM 2020, or equivalent.

GERM 3900 - Germany Today (3-6)
Intensive language and culture course; travel to German speaking country required. PREREQUISITE: permission of study abroad director.

GERM 4443 - German Writers 20th Century (3)
Selected works of Hesse, Thomas Mann, Kafka, Frisch, Duerrenmatt, Brecht, and Boell. PREREQUISITE: two courses from the group GERM 3301, 3302, 3411, 3412, or permission of instructor.

GERM 4451 - German Drama (3)
Survey of dramatic literature from sixteenth to twentieth centuries; readings from Reformation, Baroque, Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang, Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, and modern period. PREREQUISITE: two courses from the group GERM 3301, 3302, 3411, 3412, or permission of instructor.

GERM 4465 - German Narrative Prose (3)
Reading of major prose writings from Romanticism to present; emphasis on the Novelle. PREREQUISITE: two courses from the group GERM 3301, 3302, 3411, 3412, or permission of instructor.

GERM 4466 - German Poetry (3)
Overview of German poetry since 1600; emphasis on sociohistorical aspects, formal and structural analysis of selected works. PREREQUISITE: two courses from the group GERM 3301, 3302, 3411, 3412, or permission of instructor.

GERM 4480 - Goethe (3)
Special emphasis on early and late poetry, Die Leiden des jungen Werthers, and Faust, part I. PREREQUISITE: two courses from the group GERM 3301, 3302, 3411, 3412, or permission of instructor.

GERM 4501 - Teaching German Pedagogy (3)
Application of modern linguistic theories to learning German. PREREQUISITE: GERM 3301, 3302, or permission of instructor.

GERM 4511 - German Lang Dev/Structure (3)
German language in its various stages of development. PREREQUISITE: GERM 3301, 3302, or permission of instructor.

GERM 4780 - Individ Study German (1-3)
Directed individual study in selected areas of German chosen in consultation with instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit by permission of chair. PREREQUISITE: permission of instructor.

GERM 4791 - German Humor (3)
Comedies, satire, jokes. and film; theoretical essays about humor.

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