German (GER)

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GER F101X      Elementary German I      (h)
5 Credits

Offered Fall

Introduction to the German language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language, and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.

Attributes: UAF GER Humanities Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 5 + 0 + 0

GER F102X      Elementary German II      (h)
5 Credits

Offered Spring

Introduction to the German language and culture: development of competence and performance in the language through understanding, recognition and use of linguistic structures; increasing emphasis on listening comprehension and speaking; basic vocabulary of approximately 1,000 words; exploration of the cultural dimension, implicitly through language, and explicitly through texts and audiovisual materials.

Prerequisites: GER F101X.

Attributes: UAF GER Humanities Req

Lecture + Lab + Other: 5 + 0 + 0

GER F103      Introduction to German Language, Culture and History      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

This is a six-week introductory, asynchronous language, culture and history course, divided into 6 chapters. Listening, speaking, reading and writing are four basic skills of language learning. They will occur throughout the weeks in chosen materials, in students' work, in collaborative settings and on the discussion board.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F201      Intermediate German I      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Continuation of GER F102X. Increasing emphasis on reading ability and cultural material. Conducted in German.

Prerequisites: GER F102X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F202      Intermediate German II      (h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Continuation of GER F201. Increasing emphasis on reading ability and cultural material. Conducted in German.

Prerequisites: GER F201.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F301      Advanced German I      (O, W, h)
3 Credits

Offered Fall

Discussions and essays on more difficult subjects or texts. Translations, stylistic exercises and special grammatical problems. Conducted in German.

Prerequisites: COJO F131X or COJO F141X; WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; GER F202.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F302      Advanced German II      (O, W, h)
3 Credits

Offered Spring

Discussions and essays on more difficult subjects or texts. Translations, stylistic exercises and special grammatical problems. Conducted in German.

Prerequisites: COJO F131X or COJO F141X; WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; GER F301.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F431      Studies in the Culture of the German Speaking World      (W, h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Study of the cultures of the German-speaking world. Students may repeat course for credit if topic varies.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; GER F301; junior standing.

Special Notes: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F432      Studies of German Literature      (W, h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Intensive study of authors, literary texts, movements, genres, themes and/or critical approaches. Student may repeat course for credit when topics vary.

Prerequisites: WRTG F111X; WRTG F211X, WRTG F212X, WRTG F213X or WRTG F214X; GER F302; junior standing.

Special Notes: Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F460      History of German Film      (h)
3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

In-depth study of a representative selection of films from the 1920s to the present, taught in English and German (films will be in German with English subtitles). Students of German will have a special discussion session in German and will do reading and writing in German.

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Cross-listed with COJO F460.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GER F488      Individual Study: Senior Project
3 Credits

Designed to permit the student to demonstrate ability to work with the language and the culture through the analysis and presentation, in the language, of a problem chosen by the student in consultation with the department. The student must apply for senior project and submit a project outline by the

Prerequisites: At least 10 credits in upper-division German.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0