German Minor

Catalog Year

2020-2021

Degree

Minor

Credits

16

Locations

Mankato

Accreditation

Program Requirements

Core

* Intermediate-level German proficiency is required.
* 14 credits of upper-division courses are required.

Choose 8 - 16 Credit(s).

Topics will vary and course may be repeated for credit. Language topics include pronunciation and intonation, advanced grammar, etc. The focus is on advanced oral or written communication. Prereq: Two years of university level German or equivalent.

Prerequisites: Two years of university level German or equivalent. 

Intensive practice in speaking and writing for students who have completed the intermediate sequence or equivalent. Prereq: completion of 202 or equivalent

Prerequisites: completion of GER 202 or equivalent. 

Discussion and analysis of major themes and movements based on selected readings from representative authors from the German-speaking world. Prereq: completion of 202 or equivalent

Prerequisites: Completion of GER 202 or equivalent 

Major cultural and historical aspects of German from ancient times to the present. Prereq: completion of 202 or equivalent

Prerequisites: Completion of GER 202 or equivalent 

Electives

Choose 8 - 16 Credit(s).

A review of German structure and its application to reading, conversation, and composition. Prereq: GER 102 or equivalent

Prerequisites: GER 102 or equivalent 

Goal Areas: GE-08

Prereq: GER 201 or equivalent

Prerequisites: GER 201 or equivalent 

Goal Areas: GE-08

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Prerequisites: as appropriate for level of project 

Study for credit must be approved by the department prior to departure. Prereq: Intermediate Sequence

Prerequisites: Intermediate Sequence 

Intensive practice in speaking and writing German. Prereq: completion of at least one 300 level course in German.

Prerequisites: Completion of at least one 300 level course in German. 

Topics vary and course may be repeated if a different topic/genre is the focus. Major writers from German speaking countries. Genres include novel, poetry, theatre, short story, etc. Prereq: completion of readings 302 or equivalent

Prerequisites: Completion of readings GER 302 or equivalent

The course deals with the complex cultural traditions and political histories of German-speaking countries in Central Europe, such as the metropolis Berlin, the Holocaust, minority voices. Topics vary and the course may be repeated if a different topic is the focus. Fall, Spring

Prerequisites: none

Topics may vary. Course may be repeated for credit. Discussion and analysis of German phonetics and syntax and historical linguistics, for example. Prereq: completion of at least one 300 level German course.

Prerequisites: Completion of a least one 300 level German course. 

The course explores 20th and 21st century German film in historical, social, cultural contexts and events. Topics may be a survey, or concentration on Weimar Cinema, New German Cinema, East German Cinema, transnational cinema. Topics vary. Course may be repeated.

Prerequisites: none

An individual project by German majors or minors that demonstrates the ability to focus on a specific topic or question in-depth in the field of German culture and literature studies. Approval required by a designated advisor in the German program.

Prerequisites: GER 340, GER 341, GER 342, GER 343, GER 441. Student has to be admitted as a German major or minor and of senior standing.

Study for credit must be arranged by contract prior to departure. Prereq: Experience appropriate for level of credit.

Prerequisites: Experience appropriate for level of credit 

Prereq: Experience appropriate to project.

Prerequisites: Experience appropriate to project 

Prereq: As appropriate for level of project.

Prerequisites: As appropriate for level of project