Graduate Courses

Courses Offered

The following is a list of all possible German courses available to graduate students. Please refer to the UWM Schedule of Classes for courses offered during a specific semester.

GERMAN 410 - German Cultural History (3 units; U/G)
Major aspects of German culture from the Middle Ages to the end of the 18th century. Prereq: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
GERMAN 415 - Topics in German Civilization: (3 units; U/G)
In-depth study of selected topics of German civilization. Critical analysis and practical application of texts and teaching aids. Recommended for present and future high school teachers. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
GERMAN 451 - Introduction to German Linguistics (3 units; U/G)
The nature of linguistics; aspects of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics; discourse and text; varieties of German; acquisition of German as a foreign language. Prereq: German 332(426)(P).
GERMAN 460 - German Literature from 1965 to the Present: (3 units; U/G)
Literary writers and works of the German-speaking countries from 1965 to the present. Prereq: jr st; German 332(426)(P) , 333(P), & 334(P).
GERMAN 488 - Topics in German Philology: (3 units; U/G)
Topics pertaining to advanced German language study or to the development of the German language in its spoken or written form. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
GERMAN 497 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
GERMAN 597 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
GERMAN 626 - Advanced German Grammar and Usage (3 units; U/G)
Analysis and discussion of a variety of text topics and genres. Practice in speaking and writing German; attention to written accuracy and sophistication of form. Prereq: jr st; German 332(426)(C). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr).
GERMAN 643 - Seminar on Genre Studies: (3 units; U/G)
Major genres in German literature - the drama, the novel, the novelle, poetry and film. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; German 334 (P), & 6 cr German courses at the 400-level or above.
GERMAN 645 - Seminar on Representative German Authors: (3 units; U/G)
Works of representative authors. Any add'l prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered. May be retaken w/chg in topic: undergrad, unlimited; grads, 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; German 334 (P), & 6 cr German courses at the 400-level or above.
GERMAN 647 - Seminar on Themes and Motifs in German Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Recurring patterns and figures in the major genres. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; German 334(P), & 6 cr German courses at the 400-level or above.
GERMAN 649 - Seminar on Theoretical Approaches to German Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Particular theoretical ideas and methods applied to selected texts; literary movements in relation to philosophy and aesthetics. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; German 334 (P), & 6 cr German courses at the 400-level or above.
GERMAN 671 - Seminar on Phonetics (3 units; U/G)
Articulatory phonetics and phonemics, emphasis on English-German contrasts and pronunciation difficulties; phonetic transcription; drills in pronunciation. Prereq: jr st; German 331(P).
GERMAN 672 - German for Professional Purposes (3 units; U/G)
Language and structures of Germany's professional world. Historical, political, legal, economic, social and cultural forces shaping Germany today. Prereq: jr st; German 332(426)(P), 333(P)& 334(P).
GERMAN 681 - Seminar on the History and Structure of German (3 units; U/G)
Historical development of the German language from its beginnings to the present. Prereq: jr st; German 332(P).
GERMAN 697 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
GERMAN 700 - Practicum in German Language Teaching Methods (1 units; G)
Practical application within German of methods and concepts taught in MALLT(MAFLL) 700. Retakable to 2 cr max. Prereq: grad st; MALLT(MAFLL) 700(C) or cons instr.