2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
GER 421 - History of the German Language
Presents the historical development of the German language and its dialects within the socio-historical context. Topics covered include the position of German within the Indo-European and Germanic language families, periods in the development of German, with representative literary genres and works, and the development of dialects of German. Offered fall semester in odd-numbered years. Prerequisites: Two 300-level courses beyond GER 301 and GER 302 or permission of the instructor.