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Courses - Spring 2018
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
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.
RUSS302
Advanced Russian II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: RUSS301.
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.
RUSS334
Soviet Film: Propaganda, Myth, Modernism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as: FILM334.
Credit only granted for: RUSS334, FILM334, or RUSS298K.
Formerly: RUSS298K.
A Survey of Soviet film from the 1920s to 1991, focusing on important directors, genres, themes, and styles. Taught 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.
RUSS398E
Selected Topics in Russian Language and Literature; Russian Emigre Literature and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This course explores the cultural life of Russian emigre communities with a focus on literature and other art forms they produced in the twentieth century. Among the questions we will consider are the challenges of carrying on a meaningful Russian existence in exile, the problems of emigre and national identity, the diasporic relationships with domestic and Western cultures, internal immigration, and the consequences of homecoming. Taught in English.
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.
RUSS406
Russian-English Translation II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: RUSS405.
Continuation of RUSS405.
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.