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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)

GERM222101  Madness in German Literature (Spring/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)

GERM2239  Knights, Castles and Dragons (Spring/biennially: 3)

GERM2240  King Arthur in German Literature (Spring/biennially: 3)

GERM2242  Germany 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)

GERM3325  Living Literature: Contemporary German Novel (Fall/biennually: 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)