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Notes

    1. Courses in Russian are offered through the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies.
    2. RUSS and CI courses count towards the new Cultural Identies (CI) Minor; for further information, please ask the Germanic and Slavic Studies undergraduate advisor.
    3. See CROAT and REES course offerings for interest in Slavic languages, linguistics, culture, history, literature, and film.

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

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

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.
Prereq: RUSS 202

RUSS 302 LAB,LEC 0.50Course ID: 008459
Advanced Russian II
A continuation of RUSS 301.
Prereq: RUSS 301

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