This course offers the opportunity for focused study of a specific work, topic or author in a seminar setting. It includes intensive discussion in German of the topic or work at hand and reading of secondary literature. This course may be repeated if taken for a different topic. In fall of even years this course is offered for 3 semester hours. 1-2 semester hour versions are offered every semester. Prerequisite: German 301, 302 or 303 or permission of the instructor.