Carnegie Mellon University

German Studies Courses

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For more information on sections and schedules, view the Schedule of Classes.

7 courses displayed.

82-121 Elementary German I

This course is for students with no prior experience in German. Using a proficiency-oriented approach, students will develop contextually appropriate interpersonal communication skills in both written and spoken German, develop reading and listening skills through the use…
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82-122 Elementary German II

This course is designed for students who have taken first-semester German at Carnegie Mellon or learned its equivalent as determined by placement. Using a proficiency-oriented approach, students will expand contextually appropriate interpersonal communication skills in…
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82-221 Intermediate German I

The goal of Intermediate German I is to further develop students linguistic and cultural knowledge, allowing them to feel more comfortable as a user of German. By the end of the semester, students should be able to: use and understand German in everyday situations;…
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82-225 Multiculturalism, Ethnic Diversity, and Debates about Them in Contemporary Europe

Fulfills Intercultural & Global Inquiry Gen Ed requirement The heart of this course will explore ethnic and cultural diversity in contemporary Europe, especially Germany, but also France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Greece, the Scandinavian countries, and the countries…
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82-320 Contemporary Society in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in the 20th Century

This course offers an introduction to contemporary German culture since 1989. Switzerland and Austria will be frequently included in class discussions but the main focus will be on Germany. In the wake of reunification, constructions of German cultural identity have…
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82-425 Topics in German Literature and Culture: Contemporary German Film Comedies

This repeatable course explores the culture of the German-speaking nations through a thematic or conceptual focus. Students critically analyze authentic documents, for example, historical, biographical, and literary texts, as well as film and works of the visual arts while…
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82-521/522 Special Topics in German Studies

Restricted to language majors who wish to go beyond the regular course offerings in German Studies involving group or individual study in a subject area approved by the instructor. VIEW the Schedule of Classes for more details