german studies department
Some interesting facts about Germany and the German language:
- English is a Germanic language.
- German is the most spoken native language in Europe (over 100 million people).
- Germany is the largest and strongest economic power in Europe.
- German is the second language of international business.
- Germany is the United States' largest European trading partner.
- More people in the United States claim German ancestry (60 million) than any other nationality.
- More sites on the World Wide Web are in German than in any other language except English.
GERM1001 German A (Elementary I) (Fall: 3)
GERM1002 German A (Elementary II) (Spring: 3)
GERM1003 Elementary German Practicum I (Fall: 1)
GERM1004 Elementary German Practicum II (Spring: 1)
GERM1050 Intermediate German I (Fall: 3)
GERM1051 Intermediate German II (Spring: 3)
GERM1063 Triumphs and Failings of Modern Man (Spring/biennially: 3)
GMXX1065 Playing the Game (Spring/periodically: 3)
GERM1066 The Quest for Justice: Kafka and Kleist (Fall/biennially: 3)
GERM1067 The Romantic Experience (Fall: 3)
GERM1068 The Quest for Justice Practicum (Fall: 1)
GMXX1133 Kleine Uebung: Geist und Gnade (Fall/periodically: 2)
GERM1175 Business German (Fall: 3)
GERM2201 German Composition and Conversation I (Fall: 3)
GERM2202 German Composition and Conversation II (Spring: 3)
GERM2210 History of German Literature I (Fall/biennially: 3)
GERM2211 History of German Literature II (Spring/biennially: 3)
GMXX2214 The Poetic Mind of Germany (Spring: 3)
GMXX2215 German Romanticism (Spring/periodically: 3)
GMXX2216 Shooting Nazis: German Film from 1933-1945 (Spring/periodically: 3)
GERM2218 German Feature Films: A Survey (Spring/biennially: 3)
GERM2220 Goethe und Schiller (Fall/biennially: 3)
GERM2222 Music and Word: The German Musical Heritage (Fall/biennially: 3)
GMXX2223 Contemporary German Short Fiction (Fall/Spring/periodically: 3)
GERM2224 Modern German Novels in Translation (Fall/periodically: 3)
GMXX2225 Modern German Novels Practicum (Fall/periodically: 1)
GERM2226 Ach Europa! Hyphenated Germans Write about their Host Country
GMXX2233 Between Imperial Germany and Hitler's Reich (Spring/periodically: 3)
GMXX2238 Passion, Politics and Poetry in the Middle Ages (Fall/periodically: 3)
GERM2240 King Arthur in German Literature (Spring/biennially: 3)
GERM2242Germany Divided and Reunited (Spring/biennially: 3)
GMXX2247 German Exile Writers Against Hitler 1933-45 (Fall/periodically: 3)
GERM2290 Advanced Reading in German (Spring: 3)
GERM2299 Reading and Research (Fall/Spring: 3)
GERM3310 Middle High German - Mittelhochdeutsch (Spring/periodically: 3)
GERM3320 German Business and Trends in Europe (Spring: 3)
GERM3333 Linguistic Structure of German (Spring, periodically: 3)
GERM5501 Internship (Fall/Spring/Summer: 1)
GERM6601 Advanced Independent Research (Fall/Spring: 6)
GERM6699 Honors Thesis (Fall/Spring: 3)
GERM1061 Intensive Reading in German (Summer: 1)