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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
East Carolina University
   
 
  Jan 19, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

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German

  
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    GERM 1001 - German Level I


    3

    Lab work. Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential GERM majors and minors. First of four-course sequence. Intensive training in basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing German. Focus on life and culture of German-speaking world.
  
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    GERM 1002 - German Level II


    3

    Lab work. Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential GERM majors and minors. P: GERM 1001  or placement in 1002 by German placement test. Second of four-course sequence. Further intensive training in basic skills of understanding, speaking, reading, and writing German. Focus on life and culture of German-speaking world.
  
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    GERM 2003 - German Level III


    3 Formerly GERM 1003

    Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential GERM majors and minors. P: GERM 1002  or placement in 2003 by German placement test. Third of four-course sequence. Intensive training leading to more advanced levels of achievement in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing German. Focus on life and culture of German-speaking world.
  
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    GERM 2004 - German Level IV


    3 Formerly GERM 1004

    Recommended early in college career for BA students and potential GERM majors and minors. P: GERM 2003  or placement in 2004 by German placement test. Fourth of four-course sequence. Further intensive training leading to intermediate-level proficiency in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing German. Readings and discussions to further acquaint student with life, literature, and culture of German-speaking world.
  
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    GERM 2611 - Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher


    1

    For prospective teachers. Minimum of 16 hours of directed observations and planned participation in appropriate school environments and 8 hours of seminar class instruction in the teaching area. May not count toward BA or minor. Introduces teaching of German.
  
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    GERM 3001 - German Composition and Conversation I


    3 Formerly GERM 2210

    P: GERM 2004  or consent of instructor. Intensive development of oral skills for use in everyday situations, vocabulary growth, listening comprehension, and correctness in grammar. Practice in task-oriented compositions and comprehensive review of grammatical forms and usage.
  
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    GERM 3002 - German Composition and Conversation II


    3 Formerly GERM 2211

    P: GERM 2004  or consent of instructor. with emphasis on developing students’ writing skills and increasing knowledge of contemporary culture. Makes use of variety of print and multimedia texts, including literature, newspaper, magazines, film, television and world-wide Web.
  
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    GERM 3110 - German Business Communication


    3 WI

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; or consent of instructor. Working knowledge of oral and written German as used in business world. Preparation for dealing effectively with business German in the US and abroad.
  
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    GERM 3120 - German Business Communication II


    3 WI

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; or consent of instructor. Introduces students to contemporary topics impacting business in German-speaking countries. Prepares students to apply for a job or internship with a German-language company.
  
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    GERM 3210 - Conversation


    3

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; or consent of instructor. Direct and systematic use of spoken language. Intensive approach for developing functional levels of communication in German.
  
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    GERM 3330 - Composition and Advanced Grammar


    3 WI

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; or consent of instructor. Principles of effective writing in German and advanced review of grammar. Emphasis on syntax, forms, and usage.
  
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    GERM 3340 - Civilization of the German-Speaking World


    3 GD

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; or consent of instructor. Survey of cultural development of German-speaking peoples from Germanic tribes to reunification of East and West Germany through reading and discussing significant texts.
  
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    GERM 3400 - German Drama


    3

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 , GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Survey of representative German dramas from Lessing to the present.
  
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    GERM 3420 - Culture of the German-Speaking World


    3 GE:HU GD Formerly GERM 2420

    P: GERM 2004  or consent of instructor. Selected contemporary aspects of cultures of German-speaking world through reading and discussion of selected texts. Emphasis on cross-cultural critical analysis of current social, economic, political, and environmental concerns.
  
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    GERM 3500 - Nineteenth-Century Prose: The Novella


    3

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 , GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Survey of representative literary works of the German novella from Classicism to the early twentieth century.
  
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    GERM 3510 - Introduction to German Literature


    3 GE:HU GD Formerly GERM 2300

    P: GERM 2004  or consent of instructor. Develop reading skills necessary for understanding genre, concepts of literary structure, and criticism through analysis of selected writings.
  
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    GERM 3600 - German Poetry


    3

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Survey of representative German poetic literature from the Middle Ages to the present.
  
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    GERM 3700 - Special Topics


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; or consent of instructor. Topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of a German-speaking country. Topics vary.
  
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    GERM 4000 - Introduction to Translation Studies


    3 Formerly GERM 3350

    For students of all disciplines who expect to do specialized reading or research work in German. P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; or consent of instructor. Translating skills from German to English. Emphasis on grammar and style, approaches to vocabulary learning, and decoding difficult structures. Readings from areas of general knowledge.
  
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    GERM 4350 - Phonetics and History of the German Language


    3

    P: GERM 3210  or consent of instructor. Introduces Germanic linguistics and history of German language. Emphasis on phonetics of modern German.
  
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    GERM 4361 - German Literature of the Eighteenth Century


    3 WI

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Survey of representative texts of the eighteenth century.
  
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    GERM 4362 - The Classic Period


    3 WI

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Survey of texts representative of German classicism.
  
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    GERM 4363 - German Romanticism (ca. 1790-ca. 1830)


    3 WI

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Survey of texts representative of German Romanticism.
  
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    GERM 4500 - Popular Culture and Literature


    3 WI

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Explores and contextualizes popular culture in Germany using audio-visual, literary, historical, and theoretical texts.
  
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    GERM 4510 - Post-Unification Culture and Literature


    3 WI

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Explores cultural trends after the 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall using literary, historical, and audio-visual texts.
  
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    GERM 4520 - The German-Speaking World from the Beginning to the Nineteenth Century


    3 Formerly GERM 3520

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
  
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    GERM 4530 - The German-Speaking World of the Nineteenth Century


    3 WI Formerly GERM 3530

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 , GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
  
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    GERM 4540 - The German-Speaking World from 1900 to 1945


    3 WI*: Selected Sections are Writing Intensive Formerly GERM 3540

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
  
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    GERM 4550 - The Contemporary German-Speaking World


    3 WI Formerly GERM 3550

    P: GERM 3001  or GERM 3002 ; GERM 3510 ; or consent of instructor. Emphasis on literary masterpieces.
  
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    GERM 4611 - Teaching Second Languages in Grades K-12


    5

    5 lectures per week and 10 lab hours per semester. Includes 10 hours of field experience. May not count toward BA or minor. P: Admission to upper division; 18 s.h. above GERM 2004  or consent of instructor. Modern methodologies, techniques and strategies, instructional resources, and evaluation procedures for teaching second languages in grades K-12.
  
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    GERM 4700 - Special Topics in German Studies


    3

    May be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor. Selected topics relating to the language, literature, culture, or civilization of the German-speaking world. Topics vary.
  
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    GERM 4880 - Internship in German


    10

    Full-time, semester-long internship. P: Admission to upper division; GERM 3001 , GERM 3002 , GERM 3420 , GERM 3210 , GERM 3330 ; 6 s.h. GERM literature above 2999; 12 s.h. GERM electives above 2999. Observation and supervised internship in assigned German K-12 public school classroom.
  
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    GERM 4881 - Internship Seminar: Issues in German Teaching


    1

    P: Admission to upper division; C: GERM 4880 . Individualized study of problems or issues related to teaching German.
  
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    GERM 4882 - Internship for Professions


    1

    Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of German degree program. P: Consent of instructor. Fields may include but are not limited to business and industry.
  
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    GERM 4883 - Internship for Professions


    1

    Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of German degree program. P: Consent of instructor. Fields may include but are not limited to business and industry.
  
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    GERM 4884 - Internship for Professions


    1

    Supervised internship in appropriate professional setting during junior or senior year of German degree program. P: Consent of instructor. Fields may include but are not limited to business and industry.
  
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    GERM 4950 - Directed Readings in German


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of German culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    GERM 4951 - Directed Readings in German


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of German culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    GERM 4952 - Directed Readings in German


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of German culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    GERM 4953 - Directed Readings in German


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of German culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    GERM 4954 - Directed Readings in German


    1

    P: Consent of instructor. In-depth exploration of selected aspect of German culture (literature, civilization, etc.).
  
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    GERM 4990 - Honors


    3

    P: Minimum 3.5 GPA in German. Independent study under direction of faculty member in student’s major area of interest. Research paper required.
  
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    GERM 5700 - Selected Topics


    3

    May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor.  Selected topics relating to language, literature, culture, or civilization of a German-speaking country. Topics vary.

German Banked Courses

  
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    GERM 1050 - Introduction to German Lyric Literature


    3

  
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    GERM 2220 - Modern German Drama in Translation: The Theatre in Protest


    3

  
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    GERM 4100 - The Modern German Novel


    3

  
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    GERM 4319 - Teaching Foreign Languages in the Middle Grades


    3

  
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    GERM 4387 - The Baroque Era (ca. 1600-ca. 1750)


    3

 


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