RUSS101
Beginning Russian I

Description: Main emphasis on the development of comprehension of written and spoken Russian; reading of simple texts; oral and aural drill supplemented by practice in language laboratory.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 102

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:5

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RUSS102
Beginning Russian II

Prerequisites: RUSS 101.

Description: Continuation of RUSS 101. Grammar, word structure, idioms.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 201; RUSS 203; RUSS 204

Course details
Credit Hours:5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:5

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RUSS110
Accelerated Beginning Russian

Description: Covers the same material as RUSS 101 and 102.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 201; RUSS 203; RUSS 204

Course details
Credit Hours:9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:9

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RUSS201
Second-Year Russian I

Prerequisites: RUSS 102 or RUSS 110.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Continuation of grammar, word structure, sentence formation, idioms. Reading of moderately difficult prose and conversational practice based on the texts.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 202

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS202
Second-Year Russian II

Prerequisites: RUSS 201

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Continuation of RUSS 201. Class discussion and reports.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 301; RUSS 302; RUSS 303; RUSS 304

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS203
Composition and Conversation

Prerequisites: RUSS 102 or RUSS 110.

Description: Practice in writing and speaking. Enhances communication skills.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 301; RUSS 302; RUSS 303; RUSS 304

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS204
Composition, Conversation, and Culture

Prerequisites: RUSS 102 or RUSS 110.

Description: Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition, and on watching, discussing, and writing essays on various authentic cultural materials.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 301; RUSS 302; RUSS 303; RUSS 304

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS210
Accelerated Second Year Russian

Description: Same material as RUSS 201 and 202, and counts as 201/202 in satisfying the liberal education requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Course details
Credit Hours:6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:6

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RUSS301
Russian Cultural Studies

Prerequisites: RUSS 202; RUSS 203 or RUSS 204.

Description: Russian language instruction with emphasis on developing listening, reading, writing, and speaking skills through reading authentic texts (from Russian literature or Russian press) and watching authentic materials (films, shows, animation, programs, etc.). Emphasis is placed on mastering cultural competency.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 408

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

RUSS302
Studies in Russian Culture and Film

Prerequisites: RUSS 202; RUSS 203 or RUSS 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Russian language instruction with emphasis on strengthening writing and conversational skills in Russian through watching Russian movies. Aims to increase vocabulary acquisition for productive communication. Emphasis is on watching, discussing, critically analyzing, and writing essays on various issues raised in the films.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 408

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

RUSS303
Advanced Composition, Grammar, and Conversation

Prerequisites: RUSS 202; RUSS 203 or RUSS 204.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Helps progress from Intermediate Level Proficiency to Advanced, develops the four basic language skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) and enhances cultural knowledge.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 408

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS304
Advanced Composition, Conversation, and Grammar and Syntax

Prerequisites: RUSS 202; RUSS 203 or RUSS 204

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Development of the four basic language skills through close study of authentic materials, including Internet forums, blogs, advertisements, various genres of non-fictional writing, TV reporting, etc.

This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 408

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS391
Special Topics in Russian

Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time. See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

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RUSS399
Independent Study in Russian

Prerequisites: Permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

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RUSS399H
Honors Course

Prerequisites: Permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

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RUSS403
Russian Grammar and StylisticsCrosslisted with RUSS 803

Prerequisites: RUSS 301, 302, 303 or 304

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Detailed analysis of Russian morphology and syntax to achieve greater sophistication in self-expression.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS408
Business and Political Russian

Prerequisites: RUSS 301, 302, 303 or 304

Recommended for students of international business and affairs, journalism and history. See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Focus on language as used in business, politics and journalism.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

RUSS441
Advanced Literary AnalysisCrosslisted with RUSS 841

Prerequisites: RUSS 301, 302, 303 or 304

All the readings, discussions, and assignments are in Russian. See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: In-depth study of a work, period, or genre with emphasis on textual analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS442
Russian PoetryCrosslisted with RUSS 842

Prerequisites: RUSS 301, 302, 303 or 304.

See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Russian poetry of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Teaches poetry appreciation and acquaints them with the culture, history and philosophy of the country through poetry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS454
Russian Intellectual TraditionCrosslisted with MODL 454, MODL 854, RUSS 854

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Major Russian thinkers from 1700 to the present. Focus on the evolution of ideas in the Russian context and the relationship between Russian and European thought.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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RUSS482
Russian Literature in Translation I

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Survey of nineteenth century Russian literature, to include works by Lermontov, Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky and Chekhov. Prepares students to appreciate literature and acquaint them with Russian literature, culture and philosophy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

RUSS483
Russian Literature in Translation IICrosslisted with RUSS 883

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Survey of twentieth-century Russian literature, to include works by Babel, Blok, Bely, Zamyatin, Bulgakov, Zoschcenko, Gorky, Sholokhov, Pasternak, Solzhenitsyn, and Rasputin. Prepares students to appreciate literature and acquaint them with Russian literature, culture and philosophy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

RUSS491
Special Topics in Russian

Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time. See instructor if you believe an equivalent course(s) may count for prerequisite.

Description: Language, literature, and civilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

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