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German Courses 

German Courses that are prerequisites 


German I (13839)-  GRMN 101  MTWU 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. This interactive course is for students with no previous experience in German. Students develop basic language skills and explore cultural products and practices of the German-speaking world.  German II (13840)- GRMN 102 MTWU 10:30 - 11:20 a.m. In 102, students become more familiar with basic structures of German and continue developing cultural knowledge about the German-speaking world.

   GRMN 300 (13841)-  German III MTWU 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. In 300, students expand their vocabulary and become familiar with more complex grammar. They read and analyze texts and videos and engage in discussion.  German IV (13842) - GRMN 301  MWF 10:30 - 11:20 a.m. In 301, students read, interpret, and discuss longer German texts, extending the focus on language and culture. Students research various aspects of the history and culture of German-speaking countries and learn to write about and present the results of their research.

Fall 2022 German 500 Level Courses


GRMN 523  (12138), Advanced German Composition: Deutschland 83  MWF 11:30-12:20 Join us to develop your writing and communication skills while we engage with the characters, historical context, and storylines of the hit TV spy thriller Deutschland 83. In this course students will advance their abilities in all four language skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking), with an emphasis on writing and projects about Germany during the 1980s. Prerequisite: GRMN 4 or equivalent.  GRMN 521 (11116) , Intro to 18th/19th Century German Literature  MWF 1:30-2:20  Take your German to the next level by investigating the themes and styles of electrifying Romantic and Realist German fiction. Together, we will explore short literary texts from genres such as gothic and fairy tales, tragedies, and stories of madness and mystery. Prerequisite: GRMN 4 or equivalent


Fall 2022 German 700 Level Courses


GRMN 530/729 (16438/9)- Grmn Cult Stdy/Hist - Top/Old German Script  TU 1:05-2:20  Interested in a career in a museum, archive, or library? Want to learn German - American history?  Learn how to translate old German script using local historical materials! Improve your German and learn about the culture and times of the people who wrote the texts.