Modern Languages at UTA
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Sabine Harvey

Sabine Harvey

German Coordinator
Senior Lecturer

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Amy_Titus

Amy Titus

German Language
Lecturer

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Course Offerings

Listed below are the course numbers and descriptions for courses being offered in Spring 2016 & Fall 2016.

For detailed listings of course sections please see the full course schedule at http://www.UTA.edu/MyMav 

Your course syllabus should be posted on your instructor's Research Profile page which may be found here. 



German Courses • Fall 2016


GERM 1441 • German Level I - 4 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 9:00-9:50 am

Section 005 • MWF 11:00-11:50 am

Section 002 • MWF 1:00-1:50 am

Section 003 • TTH 5:30-6:50 pm

Section 004 • online

Section 022 • MWF int.10:00-11:50 am

Multimedia immersion in the culture and language of German-speaking countries. Designed to enable students to understand and communicate effectively in German at the beginning level.


GERM 1442 • Beginning German II - 4 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Section 002 • MWF 11:00-11:50 am

Section 022 • MWF int.10:00-11:50 am

Continuation of beginning German. Prerequisite: GERM 1441 with a grade of C or better.


GERM 2313 • Intermediate German I - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Section 004 • MWF 1:00-1:50 pm

Section 003 • online

Continued immersion in the culture and language of German-speaking countries. Application of strategies and technology in mastering listening, speaking, reading, and writing at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: GERM 1442 with a grade of C or better.


GERM 2314 • Intermediate German II - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Continuation of intermediate German. Prerequisite: GERM 2313 with a grade of C or better.


GERM 3310 • Localization and Translation I - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Introduction to cultural and linguistic issues in the translation of German language texts. Students will explore current technologies used in various real-world translation contexts and how to adapt texts, products, and services to the locale for which they are intended. May be repeated once. Prerequisite: GERM 2314 with a grade of C or better.


GERM 3316 • German Composition and Grammar - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 11:00-11:50 am

Introduction to the analysis of literary texts with emphasis on reading comprehension, grammar, writing skills and compositional techniques. Prerequisite: GERM 2314, or the equivalent, with a grade of C or better


GERM 3345 • Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Introduction to computer-assisted translation (CAT), machine translation (MT), translation memory (TM) and terminology management tools in modern translation and localization workflows. Prepares students for real-world careers in the language services industry. For students enrolled in Localization and Translation/Interpreting programs only


GERM 4321 • Topics in Literature & Culture - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 9:00-9:50 am • German Drama

Literary periods, genres, authors, and research themes from German speaking countries. May include literature and thought from the Enlightenment and Classical period; Romanticism; the German Novelle and drama; German opera; banned books and postwar works from modern Germany. May be repeated as topics and texts vary. Prerequisite: Germ 2314 with a grade of B or better.


GERM 4322 • Special Topics in German Studies II - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 1:00-1:50 pm • German Cinema

Section 002 • TTH 11:00-12:20 pm • Modern Germany

German courses that may be cross-period or thematically oriented, such as Culture of Obedience, Classical Tradition, or Women Writers, as well as specific time periods. Course may be repeated for credit with departmental permission as topic varies. Prerequisite: GERM 2314 with a grade of C or better.


GERM 4334 • The Culture of Business - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

The relationship of culture, language, and meaning to issues affecting business and e-commerce in the German-speaking world, with emphasis on intercultural communication in an international business environment. Web-based media segments about international business in German-speaking Europe and the United States are used as an aid in the acquisition of pertinent cultural knowledge, as well as vocabulary. Prerequisite: GERM 2314 with a grade of C or better.


GERM 4339 • The Acquisition of German - 3 Hours

Section 001 • TTH 9:30-10:50 am

Theory and practice of acquisition of German. Techniques needed to understand and analyze the sounds, vocabulary, and grammar of the German language. Introduction to reading strategies, the development of oral communication skills, and writing strategies.

German Courses • Spring 2016


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