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.
GERM 1001 German A (Elementary I) (Fall: 3)
GERM 1002 German A (Elementary II) (Spring: 3)
GERM 1003 Elementary German Practicum I (Fall: 1)
GERM 1004 Elementary German Practicum II (Spring: 1)
GERM 1050 Intermediate German I (Fall: 3)
GERM 1051 Intermediate German II (Spring: 3)
GERM 1063 Triumphs and Failings of Modern Man (Spring/biennially: 3)
GMXX 1065 Playing the Game (Spring/periodically: 3)
GERM 1066 The Quest for Justice: Kafka and Kleist (Fall/biennially: 3)
GERM 1067 The Romantic Experience (Spring: 3)
GERM 1068 The Quest for Justice Practicum (Fall: 1)
GMXX 1133 Kleine Uebung: Geist und Gnade (Fall/periodically: 2)
GERM 1175 Business German (Spring: 3)
GERM 2201 German Composition and Conversation I (Fall: 3)
GERM 2202 German Composition and Conversation II (Spring: 3)
GERM 2210 History of German Literature I (Fall/biennially: 3)
GERM 2211 History of German Literature II (Spring/biennially: 3)
GMXX 2214 The Poetic Mind of Germany (Spring: 3)
GMXX 2215 German Romanticism (Spring/periodically: 3)
GMXX 2216 Shooting Nazis: German Film from 1933-1945 (Spring/periodically: 3)
GERM 2218 German Feature Films: A Survey (Spring/biennially: 3)
GERM 2220 Goethe und Schiller (Fall/biennially: 3)
GERM 2222 Music and Word: The German Musical Heritage (Fall/biennially: 3)
GMXX 2223 Contemporary German Short Fiction (Fall/Spring/periodically: 3)
GERM 2224 Modern German Novels in Translation (Fall/periodically: 3)
GMXX 2225 Modern German Novels Practicum (Fall/periodically: 1)
GERM 2226 Ach Europa! Hyphenated Germans Write about their Host Country
GMXX 2233 Between Imperial Germany and Hitler's Reich (Spring/periodically: 3)
GMXX 2238 Passion, Politics and Poetry in the Middle Ages (Fall/periodically: 3)
GERM 2239 Knights, Castles and Dragons (Spring/biennially: 3)
GERM 2240 King Arthur in German Literature (Spring/biennially: 3)
GERM 2242 Germany Divided and Reunited (Fall/biennially: 3)
GMXX 2247 German Exile Writers Against Hitler 1933-45 (Fall/periodically: 3)
GERM 2290 Advanced Reading in German (Fall: 3)
GERM 2299 Reading and Research (Fall/Spring: 3)
GERM 3310 Middle High German - Mittelhochdeutsch (Spring/periodically: 3)
GERM 3320 German Business and Trends in Europe (Spring: 3)
GERM 3333 Linguistic Structure of German (Spring, periodically: 3)
GERM 5501 Internship (Fall/Spring/Summer: 1)
GERM 6601 Advanced Independent Research (Fall/Spring: 6)
GERM 6699 Honors Thesis (Fall/Spring: 3)
GERM 1061 Intensive Reading in German (Summer: 1)