Russian (RUSS)

RUSS 1713 Elementary Russian I

Description: Understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. Method of instruction is audio-lingual. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as RUSS 1115.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

RUSS 1813 Elementary Russian II

Prerequisites: RUSS 1713 or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Continuation of RUSS 1713. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as RUSS 1225.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

RUSS 2713 Intermediate Russian I

Prerequisites: RUSS 1813 or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Russian grammar, composition and conversation. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as RUSS 2115.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

RUSS 2813 Intermediate Russian II

Prerequisites: RUSS 2713 or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Continuation of RUSS 2713. Not for native speakers per University Academic Regulation 4.9. Previously offered as RUSS 2225.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

RUSS 3003 The Soviet Union: History, Society and Culture (IS)

Description: A comprehensive view of the Soviet Union, stressing those issues in the political, economic, technological, geographical, and cultural situation. Accessible to beginning undergraduates. Same course as HIST 3003 & POLS 3003.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

General Education and other Course Attributes: International Dimension, Social & Behavioral Sciences

RUSS 3053 Introduction to Central Asian Studies (IS)

Description: A comprehensive view of newly-emerged Central Asian states examining the history, politics, economics, geography, and culture of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan as reflected in their thoughts, religion, literature, and architecture, in the past, and the strategic importance of their natural wealth for the present and future. Same course as GEOG 3053, HIST 3053 & POLS 3053.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

General Education and other Course Attributes: International Dimension, Social & Behavioral Sciences

RUSS 3113 Russian Conversation

Prerequisites: RUSS 2813 or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Development of conversational skills in formal and informal Russian language; study of oral communication and idioms; vocabulary enhancement.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

RUSS 3123 Russian Culture and Civilization (H)

Description: Art, literature, music, architecture, and contemporary life of Russia. Course taught in English.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

General Education and other Course Attributes: Humanities

RUSS 3223 Russian Composition

Prerequisites: RUSS 2813 or equivalent proficiency.

Description: The development of all forms of written communication in Russian through practice in writing compositions, letters, reports, and other documents in Russian.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

RUSS 4013 Survey of Russian Literature I

Prerequisites: 20 hours of Russian or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Survey of Russian literature from its beginning to late nineteenth century with readings in Russian of representative texts. Course conducted in Russian.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

RUSS 4023 Survey of Russian Literature II

Prerequisites: 20 hours of Russian or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Survey of Russian literature from late nineteenth century to post-Soviet era with readings in Russian of representative texts. Course conducted in Russian.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

RUSS 4113 Russian Literature in Translation I (H)

Description: Russian literature from its beginning to mid-19th century: Pushkin, Lermontov, Goncharov, Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky. Readings in English. Classes conducted in English.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

General Education and other Course Attributes: Humanities

RUSS 4123 Russian Literature in Translation II

Description: Russian and Soviet literature from mid-19th century to present: Tolstoy, Chekhov, Gorky, Zamiatin, Sholokhov, Pasternak, Bunin, Solzhenitsyn, Arzhak (Daniel), Tertz (Sinyavsky), Voznesensky, and Evtushenko. Readings in English. Classes conducted in English.

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit

RUSS 4223 Russian Reading Skills

Prerequisites: 20 hours of Russian or equivalent proficiency.

Description: Acquisition of skills in vocabulary enrichment, stylistic analysis and advanced proficiency in reading various styles of contemporary written Russian (newspaper, political, business).

Credit hours: 3

Contact hours: Lecture: 3

Levels: Undergraduate

Schedule types: Lecture

Department/School: Foreign Lang & Lit