GERMAN 326 - Intermediate German
Section: 002 Germany and the Environment
Term: WN 2019
Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
GERMAN 230 or 232 or RCLANG 291 or the equivalent as per placement test results.
Other Course Info:
Taught in German.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

One of the most significant challenges faced by the world today is the development and use of regenerative ecologic, economic and social systems to support the continued life of humans and nature on earth. This concept has come to be known as “sustainability” and it is inextricably linked to environmentalism; both concepts which at their heart pertains to the preservation and maintenance of resources for present and future generations.

Germany has become one of the most significant supporters, developers and practitioners of sustainability and environmentalism. This course will examine how both ideas manifest themselves in Germany’s political, social, and economic arenas by providing a brief historical look at the rise of environmental consciousness in Germany and examining the impact of said consciousness on the everyday lives of Germans. Students will then learn about various areas of concern, for example, energy, natural resources, land use, and what Germany has done in these areas (wind energy, water energy, solar energy, nuclear energy, garbage disposal, recycling, land conservation, etc.), through readings, video clips and film.

Class Format:

The language of instruction and discussion will be German.

GERMAN 326 - Intermediate German
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
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11509
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MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (REC)
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22822
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4
 
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MWF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
003 (REC)
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11510
Open
1
 
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WF 1:00PM - 2:30PM
004 (REC)
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14329
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9
 
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MW 7:00PM - 8:30PM
006 (REC)
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18001
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0
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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