Modern Languages

German (GER) - Graduate Course Descriptions

Non-Degree Students: In order to register for the courses listed below, non-degree graduate students must receive permission from the Modern Languages Department. A signed course permission slip must be submitted with registration materials.

GER 534 Studies in Language and Linguistics (3-0-3). Topics to be announced in the online course schedule; may be repeated with change of topic. Linguistics Studies course.

GER 540 Field Experience Abroad (1-4 credits). Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and departmental approval. Specially arranged field experience abroad, providing intensive exposure to students’ target countries and languages; may be preceded by a special preparatory course. Examples include supervised individual or group work-study experience in the target country followed by a period of travel, supervised two- to six-week group travel for students interested in a language, or culture- oriented project. See the online course schedule and contact the department office for further information.

GER 592 Special Topics: Study Abroad (1-6 credits). Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Study of a particular topic in German language, literature, or civilization as part of the University’s Study Abroad Program. May be repeated with change of topic.

GER 593 Studies in Culture and Civilization (4-0-4). Topics to be announced in the online course schedule. May be repeated for credit with change of topic.

GER 594 Studies in Literature (4-0-4). Topics to be announced in the online course schedule. May be repeated for credit with change of topic.

GER 596 Independent Study (1-4 credits). Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and departmental approval. Student-initiated, supervised projects involving German language or literature; examples include in-depth study of a particular writer or specialized readings in linguistics. May be used to cover the materials of a listed course not offered in a given year. Projects arranged between individual students and instructor; title of project appears on the student’s transcript.

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