GR - German (GR)

GR 1XX. German Elective. (1-3 Credits)

GR 101. Introductory German. (3 Credits)

Emphasizes listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Basic concepts of grammar are introduced. Course is enhanced with audio, video, software and Internet components. No prior knowledge of the language is required. (Fall)

Course Fees: $30

GR 102. Introductory German. (3 Credits)

A continuation of German 101. Prerequisite: GR 101 or equivalent. (Spring)

Course Fees: $30

GR 199. Service Learning. (3 Credits)

This course is designed to introduce students to Service Learning through the integration of academic learning about local, national, and global issues with service work addressing those concerns. Approval of supervising department required. (Offered upon sufficient demand.)

GR 201. Intermediate German. (3 Credits)

Review of grammar and pronunciation; introduction to German literature and scientific German. Prerequisite: two years of high school German or GR 102. (Fall)

Course Fees: $30

GR 202. Intermediate German. (3 Credits)

A continuation of German 201. Prerequisite: GR 201 or equivalent. (Spring)

Course Fees: $30

GR 320. German Grammar. (3 Credits)

This course is designed for students who have completed the basic and intermediate series of German courses and are continuing their language study in a German-speaking study abroad program. German Grammar is an intensive grammar and conversation class designed to improve oral proficiency in the German language. Prerequisite: GR 202 or instructor approval (with demonstrated language proficiency.) (Only offered in Study Abroad settings)

GR 350. Conversation and Phonetics. (3 Credits)

Oral practice in practical German conversational language. Prerequisite: GR 201 or departmental approval. (Spring, odd-numbered years)

GR 351. Conversation and Composition. (3 Credits)

Practice in conversation as well as study of advanced grammar by practice in written composition. Prerequisite: GR 201 or departmental approval. (Fall, odd-numbered years)

GR 352. Civilization and Culture. (3 Credits)

Survey of German civilization with emphasis on contemporary culture. Prerequisite: GR 201 or departmental approval. (Spring, even-numbered years)

GR 353. Commercial German. (3 Credits)

Introduction to commercial language by means of oral and written practice. Prerequisite: GR 201 or departmental approval. (Fall, even-numbered years)

GR 359. Special Course. (1-6 Credits)

Course number reserved for special courses offered from time to time in response to special circumstances. The courses are discipline specific with variable credit and when offered, they are identified by department content and credit.

GR 369. Special Course. (1-6 Credits)

Course number reserved for special courses offered from time to time in response to special circumstances. The courses are discipline specific with variable credit and when offered, they are identified by department content and credit.

GR 389. On-Campus Internship. (3 Credits)

GR 399. Departmental Service Learning. (1-6 Credits)

This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to integrate academic learning about vital service issues within a specific discipline with service work addressing those issues. This course may be repeated for a maximum of six credits. Approval of supervising department required. (Offered upon sufficient demand.)

GR 403W. Advanced Commercial German. (3 Credits)

Study of practical commercial language used in business transactions and correspondence. Prerequisite: GR 353. (Spring, odd-numbered years)

GR 405W. Survey of German Literature I. (3 Credits)

This course provides an overview of German literature from its beginnings up to Romanticism. Prerequisite: GR 202. (Fall, even-numbered years).

GR 406W. Survey of German Literature II. (3 Credits)

This course provides an overview of German literature during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Prerequisite: GR 202. (Fall, odd-numbered years).

GR 407W. Survey of German Literature III. (3 Credits)

This course provides an overview of German literature during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Prerequisite: GR 202. (Spring, even-numbered years).

GR 420. Advanced German Grammar. (3 Credits)

Advanced German Grammar provides a deeper understanding of the basic principles guiding German grammar, in part by introducing new grammar rules, but primarily by reviewing and explaining in depth the grammar rules that were learned on the 100 level and reinforced in GR 201 Intermediate German I and GR 202 Intermediate German II. (Offered on sufficient demand).

GR 495. Senior Thesis. (0 Credits)

The student will demonstrate critical thinking and advanced written language skills through the research and analysis of primary and secondary sources. The culmination of this research will be the creation of a written senior thesis project adhering to MLA style. Prerequisite: GR 202, GR 351; Co-requisite: 400W level elective course in the student's target language. Requires departmental approval.(Fall, Spring).

GR 499. Independent Study. (1-3 Credits)

Open to majors on approval of the chair of the department. Provides for independent study and/or research under departmental supervision and evaluation. May be repeated for credit. (Fall, Spring, Summer)