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Courses - Fall 2018
RUSS
Russian Department Site
RUSS101
Intensive Elementary Russian I
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not be a native/fluent speaker of Russian.
Credit only granted for: RUSS101 or (RUSS111 and RUSS112).
This intensive first-year course is intended to develop the four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking with an emphasis on communicative competence.
This course has been put on a timed release system. Seats will be opended gradually by the registrar's office, to a total of 15 seats per section. If the course is full, please put yourself on the waitlist and contact Dr. Cynthia Martin (cmartin@umd.edu) for permission to enroll.
RUSS201
Intermediate Russian I
Credits: 5
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: RUSS102 or RUSS114; or must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not be a native/fluent speaker of Russian.
Continued activation and expansion of skills and knowledge acquired in an elementary Russian course with the goal of communicative competence.
If the course is full, please put yourself on the waitlist and contact Dr. Cynthia Martin (cmartin@umd.edu) for permission to enroll.
RUSS289I
(Perm Req)
The Power of the Word: Freedom of Speech in the U.S. and Russia
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: HO
GenEd: DSHU, SCIS
Restricted to students in Carillon Communities.
RUSS301
Advanced Russian I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: RUSS202; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must not be a native/fluent speaker of Russian.
Advanced training in written Russian communicative structures.
RUSS321
Survey of Russian Literature I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: RUSS202; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
The first half of a survey of Russian literature.
RUSS386
(Perm Req)
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.
Contact the department to obtain section numbers.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
RUSS398F
Selected Topics in Russian Language and Literature; Soviet Cinema and Culture after Stalin
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as FILM329E. Credit only granted for RUSS398F or FILM329E.
RUSS401
Advanced Russian Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: RUSS302; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Not open to native speakers of Russian.
Approaches to argumentation, organization of information, contextualize grammar, appropriateness of lexical choice, genre, and register.
RUSS405
Russian-English Translation I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in RUSS302.
Introduction to the principles of translation of a particular genre, and is typically diplomatic, business, or literary.
RUSS499
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Russian
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
RUSS798
Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
RUSS799
Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.