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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
Art History 082
Arts and Science 090
Asian Studies 098
Astrophysics 105
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Law 140
Catalan 145
Cell Biology
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
Douglass College Courses
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Major Requirements
Minor Requirements
Departmental Honors Program
Summer Program in Germany
Study Abroad Program in Germany
Certificate of Proficiency in German
Diploma in German Commerce
Goethe Institute’s Zertifikat Deutsch
German Residence Hall
Courses in English
Courses in German
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Life Sciences
Linguistics 615
Livingston College Courses
Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health
Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
Rutgers College Courses
Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
University College–New Brunswick College Courses
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Douglass College
Livingston College
Rutgers College
University College
Cook College
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS)
School of Engineering
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses German 470 Courses in English  

Courses in English

01:470:255The Faust Legend Through the Ages (3) Relevance of the Faust theme to Western civilization from biblical days to the present, with emphasis on Goethe's Faust.
01:470:261,262Major German Writers (3,3) Selected masterpieces of German literature from the Middle Ages to the present.
01:470:275German Studies Seminar (3) Survey of topics, theoretical approaches, and research methods in German studies. Interdisciplinary examination of 20th-century German culture. Required for all German studies majors; should be taken in the sophomore or junior year, to be taught in English.
01:470:349Contemporary German Cinema (3) New German cinema as a contemporary mode of artistic expression. Viewing and analysis of films by such outstanding directors as Fassbinder, Herzog, Schloendorff, and Wenders. Emphasis on the "literary" aspects of the German cinema. One section taught in German.
01:470:350The Nazi Period in Film (3) Feature and documentary films dealing with the cultural, historical, and political development of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and its global implications. One section taught in German.
01:470:365,366Literature and Social Change from Nietzsche to Brecht (3,3) Interaction between German literature and society from the unification (1871) and industrialization of Germany to the end of World War II.
01:470:367Self and Society in the Postwar German Novel and Short Story (3) Major prose writers of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland since the end of World War II.
01:470:368Self and Society in the Postwar German Drama (3) Major playwrights of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland since the end of World War II.
01:470:373Bertolt Brecht, Dramatist and Marxist (3) Study of Brecht's Epic (Marxist) Theater and its impact on contemporary dramatic theory and theatrical practice; an introduction to Brecht's poetry of engagement.
01:470:375New Subjectivity in Literature and Film (3) Literature and film in the context of political, social, and cultural developments since the late 1960s. Topics include the politics of the personal, reconciliation with the Nazi past, the "death of literature," and the rise of German feminism.
01:470:380German-Jewish Literature and Culture (3) Survey of German-Jewish culture, 18th century to present. Literature in political-historical context, with some attention to music, philosophy, and film. Special permission required for credit toward major. Credit not given for both this course and 01:563:380.
01:470:381Cultural Foundations of Germany (3) Significant aspects of German civilization from the Age of Charlemagne to the unification of Germany in 1870. Focus on the German contribution to music, the arts, the sciences, philosophy, and literature.
01:470:383Germanic Mythology (3) Myths and religious practices of the migration period and the age of the Vikings. Sources: the Eddas, Christian and pre-Christian documents and texts, archaeological finds, place names, modern folkloristic beliefs.
01:470:384Yiddish Literature from Tradition to Enlightenment (3) Traces the cultural dynamics of Ashkenazic Jews in 16th- to 19th-century Europe through Yiddish religious writing, folktales, fiction, memoirs, and poetry. All readings in translation. Prerequisites: 01:563:202, 260, or permission of instructor. Credit not given for both this course and 01:563:384 or 01:988: 391.
01:470:385The Changing Image of Women in German Literature (3) Selected works of German literature that convey the experience of women cast into socially prescribed roles.
01:470:387,388,389,390Topics in German Literature and Civilization (1.5,1.5,3,3)
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