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  • GE-101

    Introductory German

    An introduction to the German language and German culture. Development of the four skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Texts of contemporary interest as well as literary value are read. One scheduled laboratory hour per week is required of all students. G, E.
  • GE-102

    Introductory German

    An introduction to the German language and German culture. Development of the four skills of speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing. Texts of contemporary interest as well as literary value are read. One scheduled laboratory hour per week is required of all students. G, E.
  • GE-201

    Intermediate German

    A study of selected texts representative of the various genres. Development of appreciation of literary values. Practice in the oral and written use of the language. An intermediate course for prospective concentrators and other highly motivated students. Prerequisites GE 101, GE 102 or 2 or more years of high school German. G, E.
  • GE-202

    Intermediate German

    Selected readings representative of significant writers and movements. Literary analysis and interpretation. Continued development of speaking and writing abilities. Prerequisite GE 201 or P, G, E.
  • GE-203

    Introduction:German Literature

    A study of selected texts representative of the various genres. Development of appreciation of literary values. Practice in the oral and written use of the lanugage. An intermediate course for prospective concentrators and other highly motivated students.
  • GE-204

    Studies in German Literature

    Selected readings representative of significant writers and movements. Literary analysis and interpretation. Continued development of speaking and writing abilities.
  • GE-302

    Seminar: Romanticism

    The study of a vital force in the development of German thought. The emergence of the Romantic movement, its historical course and influence throughout the nineteenth century explored through close reading, interpretation and analysis of representative works. The seminar aims to develop research techniques and to encourage critical and independent thinking. Prerequisite GE 202. P.
  • GE-303

    The Age of Goethe

    An introduction to the main German literary movements of the age through study of selected works representative of the Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang, and of the Classical and Romantic periods. Either semester of this course may be taken independently. Prerequisite GE 202. P.
  • GE-304

    The Age of Goethe

    An introduction to the main German literary movements of the age through study of selected works representative of the Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang, and of the Classical and Romantic periods. Either semester of this course may be taken independently. Prerequisite GE 202. P.
  • GE-306

    Goethe's Faust

    A critical study of Parts I and II, its genesis and sources. A comparative study of the Faust theme in literature and of selected musical settings of the Faust theme. Goethe's Faust shall be read in the original by students who seek credit in German but may be read in English translation by students electing interdepartmental credit. Prerequisite GE 202. P.
  • GE-309

    Modern German Literature

    The major literary trends from Naturalism to the present are surveyed and analyzed by reading representative works from Hauptmann, Kafka, Mann, Hesse, Brecht, Böell, D,rrenmatt and other selected authors of the period. Works are to be read in the original by students who seek credit in German but may be read in English by students electing interdepartmental credit. Prerequisite GE 202. P."4.00
  • GE-310

    Social Problems in the Novelle

    A critical analysis of the development and scope of a uniquely German genre dealing with the social and ethical problems of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Prerequisite GE 202. P.
  • GE-311

    Advanced Language

    Development of oral and written language skills on an advanced level. Aural comprehension expanded through an integrated offering of tapes on current topics of interest in Germany and literary works. Of special interest to those who plan to teach German or study German. Prerequisite GE 202. P.
  • GE-312

    East-West Dialogue

    A composition/conversation course with a focus on the realities of a divided Germany. Readings, discussions, tapes and cassettes dealing with the social and political problems faced by both Germanys.
  • GE-330

    Professional German

    An advanced writing and conversation course with special emphasis on the German currently used in international business and in professional communication. A review of business practices through reading and discussions with invited speakers from the business world.