Courses

All GER courses are conducted in German.

(All LLEA courses – see below – conducted in English.)

A grade of C- or better is required for continuation.

 

GER 101 Elementary German (3) Conversation, grammar and reading. HSL

GER 102 Elementary German (3) Conversation, grammar and reading. Pre: 101. HSL

GER 110 Intensive Elementary German (6) Combined content of 101 and 102 covered in one intensive course. (Summer only) HSL

GER 201 Intermediate German (3) Conversation, grammar, reading and writing. Pre: 102. HSL

GER 202 Intermediate German (3) Conversation, grammar, reading and writing. Pre: 201. HSL

GER 260 Intensive Intermediate German Abroad (V) Intensive course of formal instruction on the second-year level in German language and culture in Germany. Pre: 102. HSL

GER 301 Phonetics and Pronunciation Practice (3) Analysis of the German phonological system and practice in pronunciation. Pre: 202.

GER 303 Reading and Writing (3) Further development of reading and writing skills through the study of modern short stories by major German language authors. Pre: 202. DL

GER 304 Business German (3) Advanced German conversation, reading, and writing with a special emphasis on the vocabulary and cultural context of the German business world. Pre: 202 or consent.

GER 305 Contemporary Topics in Media (3) Further development of reading and writing, listening and speaking skills using texts from various media, including newspaper articles, radio and television programs and the internet. Pre: 202 or consent.

GER 306 Conversation and Composition (3) Intensive practice in listening and speaking, reading and writing with selected grammar review. Pre: 202 or consent.

GER 307 German for Reading I (3) Development of reading skills through the study of short scholarly, technical, and literary texts. Pre: 202 or consent.

GER 308 German for Reading II (3) Development of reading skills through the study of short scholarly, technical, and literary texts. Pre: 202 or consent.

GER 312 Introduction to German Literature: 1750-1914 (3) Reading and discussion of representative works of German literature 1750-1914. Pre: 303 or consent. DL

GER 313 Introduction to German Literature: 1914-present (3) Reading and discussion of representative works of German literature 1914 to the present. Pre: 303 or consent. DL

GER 320 German Cinema (3) Study of German film history, film analysis, film theory and film style. Pre: 303 or consent. DH

GER 360 Intensive Third-Level German Abroad (V) Intensive course of formal instruction on the third-year level in German language and culture in Germany. Pre: 202 or 260.

GER 361 German Culture to 1933 (3) Culture and history in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland to 1933. Pre: 202 or consent. DH

GER 362 Modern German Culture (3) Modern culture in Post-WWII Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Pre: 202 or consent. DH

GER 371 Practical German for Use in Hawai‘i (3) Use of German in practical situations in Hawai‘i, e.g., in travel industry. Pre: 202.

GER 409 Enlightenment—Sturm und Drang (3) Lessing and his contemporaries; early dramas of Goethe and Schiller; Goethe’s early lyrics. Pre: 306 or consent. DL

GER 410 Classicism (3) Classical writings of Goethe and Schiller; some reference to other writers. Pre: 306 or consent. DL

GER 411 Romanticism (3) Novalis, Tieck, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Eichendorff, etc. Pre: 306 or consent. DL

GER 412 Realism (3) Büchner, Raabe, Storm, Keller, Meyer, Hebbel, and others. Pre: 306 or consent. DL

GER 415 The Two Germanies: German Literature, Culture and Film: 1945-1989 (3) Study of German literature, art and film, 1945 to 1989. Credit cannot be earned for both GER 415 and LLEA 415. Pre: 306 or consent. DH

GER 416 German Literature, Culture and Film: 1989 to Present (3) Study of contemporary German literature, art and film, 1989 to present. Credit cannot be earned for both GER 416 and LLEA 416. Pre: 306 or consent. DH

GER 428 Survey of German Lyric Poetry (3) Individual interpretation complements lectures on theoretical and historical background. Pre: 306 or consent. DL

GER 460 Intensive Fourth-Level German Abroad (V) Intensive course of formal instruction on the fourth-level in German language and culture in a German-speaking country. Pre: 360 or equivalent.

LLEA Courses – Conducted in English.

LLEA 320 German Cinema (3) Introduction to German film history, form, style, theory and analysis. DH

LLEA 340 Classical German Literature (3) Readings in translation from dramatic works of Lessing, Goethe, Schiller. Philosophic and aesthetic views of leading writers of the Enlightenment, Storm and Stress, and classical periods. DL

LLEA 342 German Fascism and Propaganda (3) Study of German fascism and propaganda in German literature, art and film. DH

LLEA 415 The Two Germanies: German Literature, Culture and Film: 1945-1989 (3) Study of German literature, art and film, 1945 to 1989. Credit cannot be earned for both GER 415 and LLEA 415. DH

LLEA 416 German Literature, Culture and Film: 1989 to Present (3) Study of contemporary German literature, art and film, 1989 to present. Credit cannot be earned for both GER 416 and LLEA 416. DH

 

 

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