Course Descriptions - Undergraduate Calendar 2017-2018

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Notes

  1. Courses in Russian are offered through the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies.

  2. Please also see CROAT and REES course offerings for interest in Slavic languages, linguistics, culture, history, literature, and film.
  3. RUSS 100s


    RUSS 101 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 008434
    Elementary Russian I
    A study of Russian grammar and composition with emphasis on oral practice and pronunciation.
    [Note: RUSS 101 is not open to students with native, near-native or similar advanced ability.]

    RUSS 102 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 008436
    Elementary Russian II
    A continuation of RUSS 101.
    [Note: RUSS 102 is not open to students with native, near-native or similar advanced ability.]
    Prereq: RUSS 101 or 101B

    RUSS 200s


    RUSS 201 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 008442
    Intermediate Russian I
    This Russian language course is open to students with either a basic level of proficiency or a cultural/familial tie to the language. It includes a review of more advanced grammatical structures, practice in reading, composition, and conversation. Students will enhance their language skills, speech etiquette, and sociocultural awareness of the Russian-speaking world through authentic text and multimedia resources.
    Prereq: RUSS 102

    RUSS 202 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 008443
    Intermediate Russian II
    A continuation of RUSS 201. This specialized Russian language course is designed for students with an interest in the fields of science, technology, and business. The focus is on specialized terminology and its usage in professional contexts.
    Prereq: RUSS 201 or 251

    RUSS 203 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 013880
    Integrative Language Studies I
    This course develops competence in Russian through the use of authentic materials, with an emphasis on vocabulary building and consolidation of core grammar.
    Coreq: RUSS 201

    RUSS 204 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 013879
    Russian for Heritage Speakers
    This course is designed for students of Russian speaking background (native or near-native) who have not received formal language training. The course focuses on reading, writing, and a comprehensive study of Russian grammar. It also develops stylistically appropriate language skills (e.g., academic language).
    Department Consent Required

    RUSS 300s


    RUSS 301 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 008458
    Advanced Russian I
    A continuation of RUSS 201/202. Vocabulary building, especially the comprehension of literary language, is stressed.
    [Note: Formerly RUSS 351.]
    Prereq: RUSS 202 or 252

    RUSS 302 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 008459
    Advanced Russian II
    A continuation of RUSS 301.
    [Note: Formerly RUSS 352.]
    Prereq: RUSS 301 or 351

    RUSS 303 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 013881
    Integrative Language Studies II
    This course advances competence in Russian through the use of authentic materials, with an emphasis on vocabulary building and advanced-level writing skills.
    Prereq: RUSS 203 or 204