Graduate Courses at a Glance

The graduate courses offered by the Department of German Studies form the core of our program, and the successful completion of these courses is an essential step towards the Master of Arts in German Studies.

To fulfill the requisite units in German Studies, students may select courses from the following list:

  • *501- Appropriating and Reshaping the Past (3)
  • *502- Genre as a Category for Organizing Experience (3)
  • *503- Erziehung und Bildung in German Culture (3)
  • *504- 1770-1830: German Literary, Artistic, and Intellectual Currents (3)
  • *506- Representing the Other (3)
  • *507- Criticism and Creativity in German Culture (3)
  • 508- Approaches to German Studies (3)
  • *509- Traditions and Modernisms (3)
  • 511- Communication and Miscommunication in German Literature (3)
  • *512- Minority Discourses (3)
  • *513- Visual Culture (3)
  • *515- Linguistics for German-Language Professionals (3)
  • 520- History of the German Language (3)
  • 534- Literacy through Literature (3)
  • 555- Music and German Literature (3)
  • 561- The Task of the Translator (3)
  • 575- Advanced German Usage (3)
  • 579- Second/Foreign Language Teaching and Learning (3)
  • *580- Applied Linguistics for Foreign Language Teaching (3)
  • 587- Assessment in Second/Foreign Language Learning (3)
  • 588- European Literary-Political Cabaret (3)

*Courses asterisked may be repeated, if taught with different contents. 

594- Practicum

A: Literature (1-6), B: L2 Acquisition and Teaching (1-6), C: Culture (1-6), D: Linguistics (1-6), E: Translation (1-6)

596- Seminar

A: Literature (1-6), B: L2 Acquisition and Teaching (1-6), C: Culture (1-6), J: Second Language Acquisition Research (1-6), Y: Topics in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (1-6)

597- Workshop

B: Pedagogy (1-6)

696- Seminar

A: Literature (3-6), C: Culture (3-6), D: L2 Acquisition and Teaching (3-6)

The following cross-listed course (and any other courses that may be cross-listed with German Studies) as well as Independent Study courses may be taken only with the approval of the Director of Graduate Studies:

  • 505- History of the English Language (3)