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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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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 of odd-numbered years. Prerequisites: Two 300-level courses beyond GER 301 and GER 302 or permission of the instructor.

Credits: 3

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