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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
Credit Hours: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Continuation of RUSS 101. Grammar, word structure, idioms.
This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 201
Credit Hours: 5
Course Delivery: Classroom
Covers the same material as RUSS 101 and 102, and counts as 101/102 in satisfying the liberal education requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Credit Hours: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
RUSS 102 or equivalent.
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
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
RUSS 201 or equivalent.
Continuation of RUSS 201. Class discussion and reports.
This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 203, RUSS 301, RUSS 303
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
RUSS 202 or equivalent.
RUSS 203 can be taken at the same time as RUSS 201
The class is structured to give students practice in listening and speaking. Enhances students' communication skills.
This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 204
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
RUSS 203 or equivalent.
Russ 204 can be taken at the same time as RUSS 202
Continuation of RUSS 203.
This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 303
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
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.
Credit Hours: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
RUSS 202 or equivalent.
Reading of masterpieces by writers of the nineteenth century. Lectures providing background material, class discussion of texts, oral or written reports.
This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 302, RUSS 398, RUSS 442, RUSS 498
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs:
RUSS 301 or equivalent.
Continuation of RUSS 301 to the present.
This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 403, RUSS 408, RUSS 441
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs:
RUSS 202 or equivalent; RUSS 204 or equivalent.
Advanced conversation and the study of advanced grammar by listening to, reading, and analyzing contemporary Russian printed and audio-visual media.
This course is a prerequisite for: RUSS 304
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
RUSS 303 or equivalent.
Continuation of RUSS 303.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
Prereqs:
RUSS 301 and 302 or permission.
Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.
Language, literature, and civilization.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
RUSS 399H
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
RUSS 302 or equivalent.
Detailed analysis of Russian morphology and syntax to achieve greater sophistication in self-expression.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
RUSS 302 or equivalent.
Elective for Russian majors and recommended for students of international business and affairs, journalism and history.
Focus on language as used in business, politics and journalism.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 10
Prereqs:
RUSS 302 or equivalent.
All the readings, discussions, and assignments are in Russian.
In-depth study of a work, period, or genre with emphasis on textual analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
RUSS 442/842
Prereqs:
RUSS 301 and 302 or equivalent.
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.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
RUSS 454/854
Russian Intellectual TraditionCrosslisted as MODL 454/854
Prereqs:
Junior standing.
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.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Junior standing or permission.
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.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs:
Junior standing or permission.
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.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 5
Prereqs:
RUSS 301 and 302 or permission.
Specific topic to be covered in any given semester and credit to be awarded to be determined by the instructor at that time.
Language, literature, and civilization.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom