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 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major aspects of German culture from the Middle Ages to the end of the 18th century.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
Last Taught: Fall 1998, Fall 1995.
GERMAN 410G German Cultural History
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major aspects of German culture from the Middle Ages to the end of the 18th century.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
Last Taught: Fall 1998, Fall 1995.
GERMAN 415 Topics in German Civilization:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
GERMAN 415G Topics in German Civilization:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
GERMAN 451 Introduction to German Linguistics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The nature of linguistics; aspects of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics; discourse and text; varieties of German; acquisition of German as a foreign language.
Prerequisites: German 332(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Spring 2006.
GERMAN 451G Introduction to German Linguistics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The nature of linguistics; aspects of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics; discourse and text; varieties of German; acquisition of German as a foreign language.
Prerequisites: German 332(P).
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Spring 2006.
GERMAN 460 German Literature from 1945 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Literary writers and works of the German-speaking countries from 1945 to the present.
Prerequisites: GERMAN 333(P) or GERMAN 334(P).
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2012.
GERMAN 460G German Literature from 1945 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Literary writers and works of the German-speaking countries from 1945 to the present.
Prerequisites: GERMAN 333(P) or GERMAN 334(P).
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2012.
GERMAN 474 German for Professional Purposes
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Language and structures of Germany's professional world. Historical, political, legal, economic, social and cultural forces shaping Germany today.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P) and completion of 3 cr upper-division German electives.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2015.
GERMAN 474G German for Professional Purposes
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Language and structures of Germany's professional world. Historical, political, legal, economic, social and cultural forces shaping Germany today.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P) and completion of 3 cr upper-division German electives.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2015.
GERMAN 475 Seminar on the History and Structure of German
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical development of the German language from its beginnings to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P) and completion of 3 cr upper-division German electives.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2013.
GERMAN 475G Seminar on the History and Structure of German
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Historical development of the German language from its beginnings to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P) and completion of 3 cr upper-division German electives.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2013.
GERMAN 476 Advanced German Grammar and Usage
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P) and completion of 3 cr upper-division German electives. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr).
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Spring 2010.
GERMAN 476G Advanced German Grammar and Usage
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P) and completion of 3 cr upper-division German electives. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr).
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Spring 2010.
GERMAN 483 Seminar on Genre Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
In-depth study of major themes, genres, or authors in German-language literature and culture; particular theoretical ideas and methods applied to selected texts.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P); and completion of at least 3 cr upper-division German electives.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/ change in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
GERMAN 483G Seminar on Genre Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
In-depth study of major themes, genres, or authors in German-language literature and culture; particular theoretical ideas and methods applied to selected texts.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P); and completion of at least 3 cr upper-division German electives.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/ change in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
GERMAN 484 Seminar on Themes and Motifs in German Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Recurring themes, patterns, and figures in German-language literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P); and completion of at least 3 cr upper-division German electives.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/ change in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
GERMAN 484G Seminar on Themes and Motifs in German Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Recurring themes, patterns, and figures in German-language literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; GERMAN 332(P); and completion of at least 3 cr upper-division German electives.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/ change in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
GERMAN 488 Topics in German Philology:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topics pertaining to advanced German language study or to the development of the German language in its spoken or written form.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014.
GERMAN 488G Topics in German Philology:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topics pertaining to advanced German language study or to the development of the German language in its spoken or written form.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014.
GERMAN 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
GERMAN 497G Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
GERMAN 597 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
GERMAN 597G Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
GERMAN 645 Seminar on Representative German Authors:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works of representative authors. Any add'l prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 334 (P), & 6 cr German courses at the 400-level or above.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic: undergrad, unlimited; grads, 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2010.
GERMAN 645G Seminar on Representative German Authors:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works of representative authors. Any add'l prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 334 (P), & 6 cr German courses at the 400-level or above.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic: undergrad, unlimited; grads, 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2010.
GERMAN 649 Seminar on Theoretical Approaches to German Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Particular theoretical ideas and methods applied to selected texts; literary movements in relation to philosophy and aesthetics.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 334 (P), & 6 cr German courses at the 400-level or above.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
GERMAN 649G Seminar on Theoretical Approaches to German Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Particular theoretical ideas and methods applied to selected texts; literary movements in relation to philosophy and aesthetics.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 334 (P), & 6 cr German courses at the 400-level or above.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
GERMAN 671 Seminar on Phonetics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Articulatory phonetics and phonemics, emphasis on English-German contrasts and pronunciation difficulties; phonetic transcription; drills in pronunciation.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 331(P).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
GERMAN 671G Seminar on Phonetics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Articulatory phonetics and phonemics, emphasis on English-German contrasts and pronunciation difficulties; phonetic transcription; drills in pronunciation.
Prerequisites: jr st; German 331(P).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
GERMAN 697 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Fall 2013.
GERMAN 697G Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Fall 2013.
GERMAN 700 Practicum in German Language Teaching Methods
1 cr. Graduate.
Practical application within German of methods and concepts taught in MALLT(MAFLL) 700.
Prerequisites: grad st; MALLT(MAFLL) 700(C) or cons instr.
Course Rules: Retakable to 2 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2008, Spring 2007, Spring 2006, Spring 2005.