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Courses - Spring 2019
RUSS
Russian Department Site
RUSS102
Intensive Elementary Russian II
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: RUSS101 or RUSS102; and must have appropriate Foreign Language Placement Test (FLPT) score.
Restriction: Must not be a native/fluent speaker of Russian.
Credit only granted for: RUSS102 or (RUSS113 and RUSS114).
A continuation of RUSS101 which will further develop the four skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking with an emphasis on communicative competence.
RUSS202
Intermediate Russian II
Credits: 5
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
CORE: HO
Prerequisite: RUSS201; 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 RUSS201 with the goal of communicative competence.
RUSS289I
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
RUSS302
Advanced Russian II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: RUSS301.
Advanced training in written Russian communicative structures.
RUSS303
Russian Conversation: Functional Skills
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: RUSS202; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Intended for students who do not anticipate having the opportunity to study in Russia. Skills for daily life (both function and etiquette) and argumentation (rhetoric).
RUSS329E
Soviet Literature in Translation; History, Fiction, Cinema
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This course considers the way that literature and cinema reflect, refract, react to, and make history. Works of Soviet literature and cinema will be considered in terms of their relationship to historical events of the twentieth century, including the Russian Revolution and Civil War, the Stalin era, the Second World War, and beyond. All readings and discussion are conducted in English.
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.
RUSS402
Practicum in Written Russian
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: RUSS401; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Designed to improve comprehension of functional varieties of written Russian and develop ability to present in written form concise syntheses of source texts.
RUSS439D
Selected Topics in Russian Literature; Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment: Modernity and the City
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
A close reading of the novel by Dostoevsky, in the original Russian. Intended for students who have completed RUSS302. Students currently enrolled in RUSS302 by permission of the instructor.
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.