GRMN 401 Seminar in German and German Studies (4)
This course centers on key topics and concepts in the field of German Studies. Through readings of primary and secondary materials, the course develops students' critical and research skills. Each student completes a senior research project, which results in a substantial essay written in German. Topics may include an exploration of literary concepts, periods, and authors, or focus on cultural issues. Prerequisite: (GRMN 301 and GRMN 302) or (GRMN 321 and GRMN 322).
Students who pursue studies in German at Sewanee are exposed to an experience that focuses on performance and communication. To give students access to outstanding works of German literature, the Department of German and German Studies offers an extensive number of literature courses with discussions in the original language. Cultural proficiency is achieved in a number of courses that familiarize students with the German-speaking world, examine its historical and political background and offer the skills necessary to survive abroad.