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Listed below are the course numbers and descriptions for courses being offered in Fall 2014 & Spring 2015.

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

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German Courses • Fall 2014


GERM 1441 • German Level I

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. No prerequisites.


GERM 1442 • Beginning German II

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


GERM 2313 • Intermediate German I

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

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


GERM 3310 • Localization And Translation I

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 3314 • Topics In German Culture And Composition

Topics in German culture with emphasis on composition and reading skills in German with grammar review. Course may be repeated for credit with departmental permission as topic varies. Prerequisite: GERM 2314 with a grade of C or better.


GERM 4321 • Special Topics In German Studies

Topics in literary and cultural history from 750 to the present. Courses may focus on one area of the history of cultural (including literary) texts, or they may broadly survey the history of written texts in German-speaking Europe. Course may be repeated for credit as topic varies. Course is taught in English. Students may elect to read some of the texts in German


GERM 4334 • The Culture Of Business

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.



German Courses • Spring 2015


GERM 1441 • German Level I - 4 Hours

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. No prerequisites.


GERM 1442 • Beginning German II - 4 Hours

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


GERM 2313 • Intermediate German I - 3 Hours

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

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


GERM 3311 • Localization and Translation II - 3 Hours

Continued study of cultural and linguistic issues in the translation of German and English language texts. Systematic development of advanced skills in localization and computer-aided translation and in using TMX/TBX (international standards for translation memory and terminology exchange) tools. Translation practice, individually and in translation teams, with increasingly longer and more specialized texts. Prepares localization and translation specialists for real-world careers in the language-services industry. May be repeated once. Prerequisite: GERM 3310 with a grade of B or better.


GERM 3313 • Topics in German Culture and Conversation - 3 Hours

Topics in German culture with emphasis on conversation and reading skills in German with grammar review. Course may be repeated for credit with departmental permission as topic varies. Credit will not be given to native speakers of German, except with permission of the department. Prerequisite: GERM 2314 with a grade of C or better.


GERM 4322 • Special Topics in German Studies - 3 Hours

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 4335 • Business German - 3 Hours

Students learn to function in business environments, with emphasis on the skills needed for conducting e-commerce. Web-based media segments from the United States and German-speaking Europe are used to reinforce vocabulary and other linguistic knowledge. Prerequisite: GERM 4334 with a grade of C or better.

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