GRMN 6121 German Civilization
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Historical, philosophical, artistic, and literary influences that contributed to the formation of German civilization.

GRMN 6122 Contemporary Germany
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

An examination of aspects of contemporary German life and culture, and of the forces that shape them.

GRMN 6135 Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Translation
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Introduction to professional translation based on a comparative study of characteristic modes of expression in German and English and to the theoretical aspects of translation. Practice in translation of non-technical texts from German to English and English to German.

GRMN 6431 German for International Business I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites GRMN 3302 and GRMN 3312
Description

Business vocabulary and correspondence. Protocol of business environment. Reading and analysis of commercial texts.

GRMN 6432 German for International Business II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites GRMN 6631 or consent of the instructor
Description

Readings in the foreign language of current materials related to business and trade structures, issues, and procedures.

GRMN 6604 Advanced Grammar and Stylistics
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

(Formerly GRMN 604). Correct structural and idiomatic usage in contemporary German; refinement of student’s ability in composition and translation.

GRMN 6610 Seminar in German Literature
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Course may be repeated for credit if topic varies.

GRMN 6611 History of the German Language
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Development of the German language from the eighth century to the present.

GRMN 6613 German Film Studies
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

A careful reading of selected films representative of major directors and movements in German cinema.

GRMN 6990 Independent Study – Special Topics
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 4.0
Prerequisites Consent of the instructor
Description

For German M.A. students. No more than four credit hours may be applied toward the degree. Special topics readings and/or research to be determined in consultation with the instructor.

GRMN 7135 Introduction to Theory and Practice of Translation
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Introduction to professional translation, based on a comparative study of characteristic modes of expression in German and English and to the theoretical aspects of translation. Practice in translation of non-technical texts from German to English and English to German.

GRMN 7140 General Translation
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites GRMN 7135 or consent of instructor
Description

Translation of texts on a variety of cultural topics, documents, computer assisted translations, methods of research and documentation, and the continued study of comparative stylistics.

GRMN 7142 Specialized Translation I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites GRMN 7140 or consent of instructor
Description

Business, economics, and banking.

GRMN 7145 Specialized Translation II
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites GRMN 7142 or consent of instructor
Description

Legal, medical, natural sciences, media, and other.

GRMN 7146 Workshop on the Translation of Special Topics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites GRMN 7145 or consent of instructor
Description

Translation of texts of a technical nature, including the areas of computer, medicine, and the natural sciences; compilation of selected bibliographies and glossaries in the student’s chosen field of specialization and completion of a major translation project.

GRMN 7151 German for Reading
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Survey of grammar with emphasis on developing reading skills. For graduate students preparing for the Graduate Reading Examination.

GRMN 8845 Contemporary German Literature and Film
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Post -1968 literature with special emphasis on post- unification literature and film; analysis of representative prose, poetry, and drama by Brussig, Grass, Schneider, Strauss, Wolf, Zaimoglu, and others; examination of influential films by German directors such as Faith Akin, Wolfgang Becker, Tom Tywker, and others.

GRMN 8865 Seminar in German Literature
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

May be repeated if topics vary.

GRMN 8895 Research
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 21.0
Description

Independent research for credit.

GRMN 8999 Thesis Research
Credit Hours 1.0 TO 9.0
Description