2005-2006 UAF Catalog


Degrees and Program Index


German

For information on studying in German-speaking countries, see Study Abroad; on compulsory placement tests, see Course Placement; on "bonus credit", see Alternative Ways to Earn Credit.


GER 101 5 Credits
GER 102 5 Credits
Elementary German I and II (h)

Introduction to the 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. (5+0) 101 Offered Fall, 102 Offered Spring


GER 103 3 Credits
Conversational German I (h)

Oral skills improvement. Includes group work, presentations, skits, discussions and vocabulary to improve speaking on specific topics. (Prerequisites: GER 102 or equivalent or permission of instructor. Does not satisfy core curriculum or foreign language major requirements.) (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


GER 201 3 Credits
GER 202 3 Credits
Intermediate German I and II (h)

Continuation of GER 102. Increasing emphasis on reading ability and cultural material. Conducted in German. (Prerequisite: GER 102 or equivalent.) (3+0) 201 Offered Fall, 202 Offered Spring


GER 203 3 Credits
Conversational German II (h)

Oral skills improvement. Includes group work, presentations, skits, discussions and vocabulary to improve speaking on specific topics. (Prerequisites: GER 102 or equivalent or permission of instructor. Does not satisfy core curriculum or foreign language major requirements.) (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


GER 301W,O 3 Credits
GER 302W,O 3 Credits
Advanced German (h)

Discussions and essays on more difficult subjects or texts. Translations, stylistic exercises and special grammatical problems. Conducted in German. (Prerequisites: COMM 131X or 141X; ENGL 111X; ENGL 211X or ENGL 213X or permission of instructor; GER 202; or equivalent.) (3+0) 301W,O Offered Fall, 302 W,O Offered Spring


GER 431W 3 Credits
Studies in the Culture of the German Speaking World (h)

Study of the cultures of the German speaking world. (Prerequisites: ENGL 111X; ENGL 211X or ENGL 213X; GER 301 or equivalent; junior standing; or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2005--06. Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.) (3+0) Offered Alternate Spring


GER 432W 3 Credits
Studies of German Literature (h)

Intensive study of authors, literary texts, movements, genres, themes and/or critical approaches. (Prerequisites: ENGL 111X; ENGL 211X or ENGL 213X; GER 302 or equivalent; and junior standing, or permission of instructor. Next offered: 2006--07. Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.) (3+0) Offered Alternate Spring


GER 460 3 Credits
History of German Film (h)
(Cross-listed with JRN 460)

In-depth study of a representative selection of films from the 1920's 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. (Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor.) (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


GER 482 3 Credits
Selected Topics in German (h)

Intensive course focusing on topics not covered in GER 431 or GER 432. (Prerequisites: GER 302 or equivalent; junior standing, or permission of instructor. Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.) (3+0) Offered As Demand Warrants


GER 488 3 Credits
Individual Study: Senior Project (h)

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 end of the 6th week of the semester preceding the semester of graduation. Offered normally in the semester preceding the student's graduation. Conducted in German. (Prerequisites: At least 10 credits in upper-division German or permission of instructor.) Offered As Demand Warrants


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