German (GERM)

GERM 401 - Elementary German I

Credits: 4

For students without previous training in German. Aural comprehension, speaking, writing, reading in a cultural context. No credit for those with two or more years of German in secondary school.

GERM 402 - Elementary German II

Credits: 4

See description for GERM 401.

Attributes: Foreign Language Requirement

GERM 500 - Selected Topics in World Literature

Credits: 4

Topics are chosen that introduce students to major themes and genres. May be repeated for credit. Credit/Fail.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.

Equivalent(s): FREN 500, PORT 500, RUSS 500, SPAN 500

GERM 503 - Intermediate German I

Credits: 4

Review of grammar; practice in oral and written expression; readings and cultural material. Prereq: GERM 401, GERM 402 or equivalent. Labs.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery); Foreign Language Requirement

GERM 504 - Intermediate German II

Credits: 4

Review of grammar; practice in oral and written expression; readings and cultural material. Labs. Prereq: GERM 503 or equivalent.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)

GERM 521 - Major German Authors in English

Credits: 4

Selected masterpieces of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries by authors such as Goethe, Mann, Kafka, Hesse, Bachmann, Koeppen, Brecht, Frisch, Wolf, and Durrenmatt. Readings and discussions in English. May be taken for major or minor credit.

Attributes: Humanities(Disc)

Equivalent(s): WLCE 521G

GERM 524 - German Cinema

Credits: 4

Acquaints students with major German film texts. Using analytical and critical tools, students read film texts as aesthetic works (with a form and a narrative) and as historical works (with a social function). Through cinema, the course explores German society and history. The course is conducted in English. May be taken for Major or Minor credit.

Attributes: Humanities(Disc); Writing Intensive Course

Equivalent(s): GERM 524H, WLCE 524G

GERM 525 - Introduction to German Culture and Civilization

Credits: 4

Aspects of the political, social, and cultural life of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Conducted in English. Strongly recommended for any students planning study abroad in a German-speaking country. Required for the major, can be taken for the minor.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery); Inquiry (Discovery)

Equivalent(s): GERM 525H, WLCE 525G

GERM 525H - Honors/Introduction to German Culture and Civilization

Credits: 4

Aspects of the political, social, and cultural life of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Conducted in English. Strongly recommended for any students planning study abroad in a German-speaking country. Required for the major, can be taken for the minor.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery); Inquiry (Discovery)

Equivalent(s): GERM 525, WLCE 525G

GERM 586 - Study in Berlin

Credits: 0-8

Gives students an immersion experience in the German language and culture. Students will study 5 weeks in Berlin, where they will take an intensive language course (80 hours) at the BSI Private Language School, receive cultural instruction from the on-site UNH faculty member, and pursue an individual research project. Permission required. Special fee.

Co-requisite: INCO 589

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

GERM 595 - Internship

Credits: 2-4

The German internship consists of placement in an approved business, social services or educational organization in a German-speaking context with on-site supervision. Student is responsible for keeping a journal to be evaluated by a UNH faculty mentor. Site supervisor evaluates intern's work on location in consultation with UNH mentor. May count up to 4 credits towards German Major or Minor and an additional 4 as graduation elective. Does not replace Study Abroad requirement for major. Prereq: GERM 504. Cr/F.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.

GERM 596 - Practicum

Credits: 2

Practical use of German language and culture through special projects outside the classroom. Permission. Cr/F.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits.

GERM 631H - Honors/Advanced Communications Skills I

Credits: 4

Intensive practice in vocabulary building and developing a sense of appropriate style for various contexts of oral and written communication. Discussion and writing on topics of current interest, written and oral reports, role play, and simulation of everyday situations. Required for German majors and minor. Prereq: GERM 504.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Equivalent(s): GERM 631, GERM 631W

GERM 631W - Advanced Communications Skills I

Credits: 4

Intensive practice in vocabulary building and developing a sense of appropriate style for various contexts of oral and written communication. Discussion and writing on topics of current interest, written and oral reports, role play, and simulation of everyday situations, reinforced by written work. Required for German major and minor. Prereq: GERM 504.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Equivalent(s): GERM 631, GERM 631H

GERM 632 - Advanced Communications Skills II

Credits: 4

Intensive practice in vocabulary building and coherent expression in a variety of stylistic contexts. Special emphasis on writing skills, from expository prose to letter and resume writing, essays, journalistic reports, and creative writing, focusing on topics of current interest. Required for the German major. Prereq: GERM 504.

GERM 685 - Study Abroad

Credits: 0-16

A summer, semester, or year of study in one or a combination of the departmentally recognized programs, or any other appropriate, approved programs. Open to students of any major with GERM 504 or equivalent training. Financial aid applies to all approved programs. Interested students should inquire at department for program brochures and specific requirements and should apply in consultation with a German adviser. For information on other study abroad programs, students should contact the Global Education Center. Cr/F. An IA (continuous grading) grade will be assigned until an official transcript is received from the foreign institution. Special Fee.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)

GERM 686 - Study Abroad

Credits: 0-16

A summer, semester, or year of study in one or a combination of the departmentally recognized programs, or any other appropriate, approved programs. Open to students of any major with GERM 504 or equivalent training. Financial aid applies to all approved programs. Interested students should inquire at department for program brochures and specific requirements and should apply in consultation with a German adviser. For information on other study abroad programs, students should contact the Global Education Center. Cr/F. An IA (continuous grading) grade will be assigned until an official transcript is received from the foreign institution. Special Fee.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)

GERM 728 - Modern German Literature

Credits: 4

Major literary movements from 1872 to 1945. Reading and analysis of selected works. Conducted in German.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Equivalent(s): GERM 728H

GERM 728H - Honors/Modern German Literature

Credits: 4

Major literary movements from 1872 to 1945. Reading and analysis of selected works. Conducted in German.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Equivalent(s): GERM 728

GERM 732 - Public Discourse and Current Affairs

Credits: 4

Conducted in German. Public discourse and current affairs in German speaking societies. Analysis and interpretation of various media and contemporary events. Refinement of writing and stylistics with particular focus on grammatical accuracy and advanced composition.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

GERM 745 - Contemporary German Literature and Culture

Credits: 4

Literary and cultural trend in the German-speaking countries since 1945. Analysis and interpretation of works by major authors. Conducted in German. Prereq: GERM 504.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Equivalent(s): GERM 645, GERM 645H

GERM 795 - Independent Study

Credits: 1-4

Open to highly qualified juniors and seniors. To be elected only with permission of the department chairperson and supervising faculty member(s). Barring duplication of subject, may be repeated for credit.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.

Equivalent(s): GERM 795H

GERM 795H - Honors/Independent Study

Credits: 1-4

Open to highly qualified juniors and seniors. To be elected only with permission of the department chairperson and supervising faculty member(s). Barring duplication of subject, may be repeated for credit.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.

Equivalent(s): GERM 795

GERM 796 - Independent Study

Credits: 1-4

Open to highly qualified juniors and seniors. To be elected only with permission of the department chairperson and of the supervising faculty member or members. Barring duplication of subject, may be repeated for credit.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.

GERM 796H - Honors/Independent Study

Credits: 1-4

Open to highly qualified juniors and seniors. To be elected only with permission of the department chairperson and of the supervising faculty member or members. Barring duplication of subject, may be repeated for credit.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.

Equivalent(s): GERM 796

GERM 797 - Special Studies in German Language and Literature

Credits: 0-4

Selected topics in language, culture, and literature. Conducted in German.

GERM 798 - Special Studies in German Language and Literature

Credits: 2 or 4

Selected topics in language, culture, and literature. Conducted in German.