GER Courses

The following courses may be used to fulfill a student's General Education Requirements.  All courses are taught in their target languages unless otherwise indicated.  Please note that some may have prerequisites.

GER 4A: History and Culture in the European Tradition
  • FREN 310. French Cinema
  • FREN 314. Introduction to French Cultural Studies
  • FREN 315. Introduction to French Literature
  • GRMN 207. Introduction to German Cultural Studies
  • ITAL 302. Readings in Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature
  • RUSN 250. Russian Myths and Legends (taught in English)
  • RUSN 320. Russian Cultural History
GER 4B: History and Culture Outside the European Tradition
  • ARAB 309. Survey of Arabic Literature in Translation (taught in English)
  • ARAB 310. Topics in Modern Arabic Literature in Translation (taught in English)
  • CHIN 280. East Asian Cultures Through Film (taught in English)
  • CHIN 309. Survey of Chinese Literature in English
  • CHIN 316. Women and Love in Chinese Literature in Translation(taught in English)
  • CHIN 322. Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature in English
  • FREN 385. Francophone African Literature I
  • JAPN 280. East Asian Cultures Through Film (taught in English)
GER 4C: Cross-Cultural Issues
  • FREN 212. Cross-cultural Perspective on the Francophone World
  • HISP 207. Cross-Cultural Perspectives: The U.S. and the Spanish-speaking World
GER 5: Literature and History of the Arts
  • FREN 210. Introduction to Writing and Reading
  • HISP 280. Introduction to Hispanic Studies(taught in English, discussions in English)
  • HISP 281. Introduction to Hispanic Studies(taught in English, discussions in Spanish)
  • HISP 208. Fundamentals of Literary Criticism
  • HISP 384. Landscapes of Spain: Real Places, Imagined Spaces
  • ITAL 302. Readings in Modern and Contemporary Italian Literature
  • ITAL 312. Renaissance Italy(taught in English)
  • ITAL 314. Modern Theatre: Self, Sex and Anarchy
  • ITAL 316. 20th-Century Italian Women Writers (taught in English)
  • JAPN 309. Classical Japanese Literature in Translation (taught in English)
  • JAPN 310. Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature (in English translation)
  • JAPN 311. Japanese Cinema (taught in English)
  • RUSN 250. Russian Myths and Legends (taught in English)
  • RUSN 320. Russian Cultural History
  • RUSN 380. Russian Cinema: "The Most Important Art" (taught in English)
  • RUSN 387. Love, Adultery and Prostitution in 19th Century Literature (taught in English)
  • RUSN 388. Revolution, Crime, and Romance in 20th Century Russian Literature (taught in English)
  • RUSN 390. Russian Literature Since the Death of Stalin (taught in English)
  • RUSN 396. Major Works of Chekhov (taught in English)
  • RUSN 397. Major Works of Dostoevsky (taught in English)
  • RUSN 398. Major Works of Tolstoy (taught in English)
GER 7: Philosophical, Religious, and Social Thought
  • GRMN 312. Modern German Critical Thought I: 1650-1850 (taught in English)
  • GRMN313. Modern German Critical Thought II: 1850 to the Present (taught in English)