Graduate Courses: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Department of Modern and Classical Languages
Courses: German (GERM)
6198:6298:6398: Special Problems
Cr. 1-3 per semester or more by concurrent enrollment. Prerequisite: approval of chair.
6300: Teaching Practicum
Cr. 3. (3-0). Required of all teaching assistants. May be repeated. Analysis of textbook and instructional materials and preparation of tests in the first-year undergraduate language program, and the utilization of these materials in the classroom.
6333: The Age of Enlightenment (formerly 6330)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing. The study of major works of literature and criticism written between 1700 and 1781; that is, from Gottsched to Kant.
6340: German Americans and Texas-Germans
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Study of biographical, religious, journalistic, and fictional writing by and about German Americans to determine the cultural and political impact of their immigration to the United States and, specifically, to Texas.
6343: The Romantic Movement
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing. The origin and development of German romanticism (1798-1835). Examination of major literary, critical, and philosophical texts.
6355: Nineteenth Century Prose and Poetry
Cr. 3. 3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing. Poetry, the novelle, and the novel of the nineteenth century with emphasis upon the literature of Junges Deutschland, the Biedermeier era, and realism.
6360: Weimar Germany
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing or P.B. Analysis of representational works within the historical context of Weimar Germany. Emphasis on literature, drama, film, visual arts, and cultural theory. Taught in German.
6362: The Holocaust in Literature and Visual Art
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing or P.B. Theoretical and critical readings on representing the Holocaust and analysis of Holocaust representations in literary and autobiographical writings, cinema, and the visual arts.
6363: Post-Reunification German Culture
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing or P.B. Trends in contemporary German culture with emphasis on literature, theater, film, and the visual arts.Taught in German.
6366: Twentieth Century Drama
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing. Analysis and discussion of representative works; emphasis on the experimentation in form, the variety of dramatic expression, and the impact of dramatic intent upon form.
6368: Twentieth Century Poetry
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing. In-depth study of the works of important poets of the twentieth century from Hofmannsthal to the present.
6370: Vienna 1900 - The Birth of the Modern
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: Graduate of PB standing. Avant-grade turn-of-the century movements in Viennese literature, theater, music, art, architecture, philosophy, and psychoanalysis examined within the cultural, social, and political context of pre-1918 Central Europe.
6381: The Teaching of German Composition and Conversation
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing or approval of chair. Designed for secondary and college-level teachers; techniques of teaching and evaluating German composition and initiating and stimulating class discussion on all levels.
6392: Reading German For Non-Majors I
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: graduate standing or consent of instructor. May not apply toward foreign language requirement for BA degree. Reading knowledge of German as research tool. Accelerated study and analysis of grammar and linguistic structures of German scholarly and scientific literature.
6393: Reading German For Non-Majors II
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: GERM 6392. May not apply toward foreign language requirement for BA degree. Continuation of GERM 6392 with emphasis on translation problems and specialized vocabulary. Readings in specific research areas.
6396: Selected Topics in German Literature
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: 12 semester hours in advanced German literature or approval of chair. May be repeated with approval of chair.
6397: Selected Topics in German
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing or approval of chair. May not apply toward any foreign language requirement. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
6399-7399: Master's Thesis
Cr. 3 per semester.
7396: Topics in the Age of Goethe
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing. Study of a specific period or movement, such as Storm and Stress and romanticism, or of specific individuals, such as Goethe and Schiller, or a specific genre. Examination of major literary, critical, and philosophical writings. May be repeated when topics vary.
Catalog Publish Date: January 14, 2013
This Page Last Updated: October 30, 2012