Russian * : Courses

RUS 101 Elementary Russian 1st Semester

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Provides a basic introduction to pronunciation, reading, writing, and conversation; introduces cultural topics.

RUS 102 Elementary Russian 2nd Semester

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: RUS 101
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Provides a basic introduction to pronunciation, reading, writing, and conversation; introduces cultural topics.

RUS 104 Russian for Native Speakers

Credits: 5
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
For students who have either 1) had previous experience with Russian but would benefit from a review before going into intermediate level courses, or 2) been exposed to Russian informally in their home setting, but who do not speak Russian fluently, have not had any formal training in Russian, and are not literate in Russian.

RUS 223 Intermediate Russian 1st Semester

Credits: 5
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: RUS 101 Or RUS 102
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Sequel to RUS 101-RUS 102. Continues the study of basic grammar. Communicative topics include weather, phone conversations, travel, movies, TV, reading, free time, health, and holidays. Involves further work with authentic reading and listening materials and practical writing tasks.

RUS 224 Intermediate Russian 2nd Semester

Credits: 5
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: RUS 223
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Sequel to RUS 101-RUS 102. Continues the study of basic grammar. Communicative topics include weather, phone conversations, travel, movies, TV, reading, free time, health, and holidays. Involves further work with authentic reading and listening materials and practical writing tasks.

RUS 229 Women in Russian Literature

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Major women writers from the beginning of Russian literature to the present.

RUS 301 Third-Year Russian 1st Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Pre-requisite: RUS 224
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Develops reading, conversation, and grammar, focusing on Russian culture. Topics include meeting people, weddings, family issues, Russian cooking, traditions and customs, nature, art, and the Russian soul.

RUS 302 Third-Year Russian 2nd Semester

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Develops reading, conversation, and grammar, focusing on Russian culture. Topics include meeting people, weddings, family issues, Russian cooking, traditions and customs, nature, art, and the Russian soul.

RUS 311 Russian Culture

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Examines highlights of Russian culture, including art, architecture, music, literature, religion, food, customs, the Russian soul, the burning question of what it means to be Russian, and Russia's relationship to the West.

RUS 324 Russian Literature in Translation

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Selection of readings from Russian literature in English translation.

RUS 350 Russian Topics: Culture and Literature

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Explores a selected topic in Russian linguistics, literature, or cultural history.

RUS 408 Fourth-Year Russian

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Engages students in advanced Russian conversation and composition.

RUS 422 Russia Culture

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: SEM
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Seminar on specific topics in contemporary Russian culture.

RUS 426 19th Century and 20th Century Literary Masterpieces

Credits: 3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Seminar on specific topics in contemporary Russian culture.

RUS 499 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 16
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Supplements regular offerings of the department. Students must secure the instructor's permission before registering for independent study.

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:02:45 EST