Courses

Courses in Russian

RUS 101 Elementary Russian 1st Semester (4 Credits)
Conversation, lab drill, reading, writing, grammar. Beginning Russian, no prerequisite required.

RUS 102 Elementary Russian 2nd Semester (4 Credits)
Conversation, lab drill, reading, writing, grammar. Prerequisite: Russian 101.

RUS 201 Intermediate Russian 1st Semester (4 Credits)
Reading, conversation, lab drill, grammar, composition. Prerequisite: Russian 102.

RUS 202 Intermediate Russian 2nd Semester (4 Credits)
Reading, conversation, lab drill, grammar, composition. Prerequisite: Russian 201.

RUS 209 Russian Phonetics (3 Credits)
Basic theory of Russian sound system; practice in pronunciation, intonation, and fluency. Prerequisite Russian 102 May be concurrent with 201.

RUS 260 Intermediate Russian Abroad (Variable credits, 1-15)
Intensive course of formal instruction on the second-year level in Russian language and culture in Russia. Prerequisite: Russian 102.

RUS 303 Advanced Russian 1st Semester (3 Credits)
Systematic practice for control of spoken and written Russian, vocabulary building, fluency in various subjects, accuracy in sentence structure, phrasing, stylisitic appropriateness. Prerequisite: Russian 202.

RUS 304 Advanced Russian 2nd Semester (3 Credits)
Continuation of Russian 303. Prerequisite: Russian 303.

RUS 306 Russian Structure (3 Credits)
Advanced grammar, complexities of standard contemporary Russian word formation and verb system. Prerequisite: Russian 202 or consent. Prerequisite Russian 202 or consent.

RUS 311 Readings in Russian Civilization & Literature. (3 Credits) Mid-level readings in Russian civilization and literature of edited and adapated texts. Prerequisite: Russian 202.

RUS 312 Readings in Russian Civilization & Literature. (3 Credits) Continuation of Russian 311. Prerequisite: Russian 311.

RUS 360 Intensive Third-Level Russian Abroad (Variable credits, 1-15) Intensive course of formal instruction on the third-year level in Russian language and culture in Russia. Prerequisite: Russian 202.

RUS 403 Advanced Conversation & Composition (3 Credits) Systematic practice on selected topics; vocabulary building and development of fluency; writing short reports, narratives. Prerequisite: Russian 304 or consent.

RUS 404 Advanced Conversation & Composition (3 Credits) Continuations of Russian 403.

RUS 418 Advanced Reading and Translation: Modern Prose (3 Credits) Readings in various fields, emphasizing idiomatic usage. Prerequisite 312 or consent.

RUS 419 Advanced Reading of Russian Press (3 Credits) Materials from Russian newspapers and magazines. Prerequisite 311 or consent.

RUS 431 Russian Folklore (3 Credits) Selected Russian folk narratives, bylinas, songs and proverbs. Influence of folklore on major Russian authors. Prerequisite Russian 312 or consent.

RUS 441 Russian Short Story (3 Credits) Origin and development (19th and 20th century); the major writers. Prerequisite: Three years of Russian or consent.

RUS 442 Russian Novel (3 Credits) Origin and development of 18th century to present. Prerequisite: Three years of Russian or consent.

RUS 451 Topics in 19th- & 20th-Century Russian Literature (3 credits) Focus upon the selected writings of one major Russian writer of the 19th century (e.g. Pushkin, Gogol, Lermontov, Dostoevsky, or Tolstoy) or 20th century (e.g. Bely, Blok, Bulgakov, Chekov, Pasternak, Sholokhov, or Solzhenitsyn). Repeatable. Prerequisite: Russian 312 and EL 351, or consent.

RUS 452 Topics in 19th- & 20th-Century Russian Literature (3 Credits) Continuation of Russian 451. Prerequisite: Russian 312, EL 352 or consent.

RUS 460 Intensive Fourth-Level Russian Abroad (Variable credits, 1-15) Intensive course of formal instruction on the fourth-year level in Russian language and culture in Russia. Prerequisite: Russian 202.

Courses in English

EL 350 Russian Short Story (3 Credits) Origin and development (19th and 20th century); periods, themes, styles, and major authors. Prerequisites: 3 credit hours from one of ENG 250-257.

EL 351 19th-Century Russian Literature (3 Credits) Survey in English of major writers from Pushkin through Chekhov; lectures, discussions, short papers. Prerequisite: 6 credit hours from ENG 250-257 or consent. Fulfills Area Requirement for Arts and Humanities groups three: Language and Literature.

EL 352 Russian Literature 1900-1950 (3 Credits) Survey in English of major writers from 1900-1950. Prerequisite 6 credit hours from ENG 250-257 or consent. Fulfills Area Requirement for Arts and Humanities groups three: Language and Literature.

EL 353 20th Century Russian Arts & Culture (3 Credits) Aspects of culture (literature, film, theater, music, arts, etc.) in 20th-century Russian society. Prerequisite: 6 credit hours from HIST 151 and 152; or consent.

EL 354 Russian Literature Today (3 Credits) Survey in English of contemporary authors and their works for prespective of reality and poetic representation. Prerequisite: 3 credits for ENG 250-257.

Courses given in English do not require knowledge of a foreign language.

LLEA 350 Russian Short Story (3) Origin and development (19th and 20th century); periods, themes, styles, and major authors. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. DL

LLEA 351 19th-Century Russian Literature (3) Survey in English of major writers from Pushkin through Chekhov; lectures, discussions, short papers. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. DL

LLEA 352 Russian Literature 1900–1950 (3) Survey in English of major Russian writers from 1900–1950. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. DL

LLEA 353 20th-Century Russian Arts and Culture (3) Aspects of culture (literature, film, theater, music, arts, etc.) in 20th century Russian society. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. DH

LLEA 354 Russian Literature Today (3) Survey in English of contemporary authors and their works for perspective of reality and poetic representation. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. DL

LLEA 355 Russian Film (3) A study of Russian film from the 1920′s to the present. Pre: sophomore standing or consent. DH

 

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