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German Studies

Associate professor: Gudrun Hoobler

 

Mission

Create and transmit knowledge concerning world languages, literatures and cultures in a climate that promotes ease of communication and mutual understanding.

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Attain strong linguistic skills suitable for pursuing graduate work, careers in business, government, social services, tourism and life-long learning of German.
  2. Develop an understanding of German cultural and historical perspectives in a global society.
  3. Advance language mastery and cultural awareness through active learning experiences such as study abroad.

German Studies major (55-58 credits)

Hours beyond first year language

GL 201, 202, 203 Second Year German (12)

GL 301, 302, 303 Composition and Conversation (12)

GL 110 Introduction to German Literature in Translation (4)

Choose five: (15-16)  At least two at 300 level and at least two at 400 level

GL 310 German Film and Conversation (3)

GL 320 Business German (3)

GL 331 German Pronunciation and Phonetics (3)

GL 340 Culture and Civilization I: from Romans to Enlightenment (3)

GL 341 Culture and Civilization II: from Classicism to Reunification (3)

GL 350 Methods in Translation (3)

GL 399 Special Studies (3)

GL 401, 402, 403 Advanced German Composition and Conversation (3 each)

GL 406 Special Individual Studies (1-6)

GL 411 German Literature I: Medieval to Classical (3)

GL 412 German Literature II: Naturalism to Present (3)

GL 423 Studies in German Language and Literature (3)

GL 440 19th Century German Drama (3)

GL 441 20th Century German Drama (3)

GL 442 German Drama-Performance (4)

GL 481 History and Structure of German Language (3)

Choose two: (instruction in English, readings and compositions in German)

GL 342/ HUM 325 Studies in German Culture and Literature to 1900 (3)

GL 343/ HUM 343 Studies in German Culture and Literature to 1945 (3)

GL 344/ HUM 344 Studies in German Culture and Literature to 1990s (3)

Choose two 300 or 400 level courses with German focus: (6-8)

May include, but not limited to:

A 304, 305, 306 Art History (4)

ENG 340, 341 Period Studies in World Literature (4)

ENG 441 Studies in World Literature (4)

GEOG 306 Global Economic Geography (4)

GEOG 410 Global Issues (4)

GEOG 418 International Trade and Transportation (4)

GEOG 426 Geography of Europe (4)

GEOG 433 Political Geography (4)

HST 437, 438, 439 History of Modern Germany (4)

HST 443 19th Century Europe (4)

HST 444 20th Century Europe (4)

HST 492 World Problems (4)

MUS 361 17th and 18th Century Music (3)

MUS 362 19th and 20th Century Music (3)

PHL 314 Modern European Philosophy (3)

PHL 316 Contemporary Philosophy (3)

PS 462 Politics and Governments of Europe (3)

Study abroad, internship or capstone project: The German studies major requires study abroad in a German-speaking country or an internship experience prior to graduation. If the student is unable to study or intern abroad, the adviser will help design a capstone project that meets the objectives of study abroad.

 

German Studies minor (18-19 credits)

GL 301, 302, 303 German Composition and Conversation (12)

Two other 300 or 400 level German course (3-4)

German Teacher Education major (53 credits)

53 hours beyond first year language

GL 201, 202, 203 Second Year German (12)

GL 301, 302, 303 Composition and Conversation (12)

GL 331 Pronunciation and Phonetics (3)

GL 340, 341 Culture and Civilization (6)

GL 416 Language Teaching Practicum (2)

Two 400 level GL courses (6)

Four other upper-division German courses (12)

 

 

 

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