RUSS - Russian

RUSS 101 - Elementary Russian I

Fundamentals of the spoken and written language. Development of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. An introduction to the culture of Russia. Class/laboratory. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department.

RUSS 102 - Elementary Russian II

Fundamentals of the spoken and written language. Development of reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. An introduction to the culture of Russia. Class/laboratory. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department. [H]

Prerequisite
RUSS 101 or equivalent proficiency

RUSS 111 - Intermediate Russian I

Review and expansion of basic grammar and vocabulary. Short literary and cultural readings. Attention to developing reading, writing, and conversational skills and a deeper understanding of Russian culture. Class/laboratory. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department. [H]

Prerequisite
RUSS 102 or equivalent proficiency

RUSS 112 - Intermediate Russian II

Review and expansion of basic grammar and vocabulary. Short literary and cultural readings. Attention to developing reading, writing, and conversational skills and a deeper understanding of Russian culture. Class/laboratory. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department. [H, GM2]

Prerequisite
RUSS 111 or equivalent proficiency

RUSS 209 - Survey of Russian Literature I

A chronological study of the major literary movements and styles from the seventeenth century to the present in prose, poetry, and drama. Special attention is given to the ideological and historical background. [H]

Prerequisite
RUSS 112 or equivalent proficiency

RUSS 210 - Survey of Russian Literature II

A chronological study of the major literary movements and styles from the seventeenth century to the present in prose, poetry, and drama. Special attention is given to the ideological and historical background. [H]

Prerequisite
RUSS 112 or equivalent proficiency

RUSS 211 - Advanced Russian

A course in advanced grammar and syntax designed to develop a high degree of aural comprehension and conversational fluency. Perceptive reading and clear writing are stressed. Discussion of the major social, ideological, and artistic trends and movements of Russia. Language level and subsequent course placement will be determined by the Foreign Languages & Literatures Department. [H]

RUSS 290 - Independent Study in Russian

This course emphasizes reading authentic materials and writing compositions and correspondence.

Prerequisite
RUSS 112, equivalent proficiency, or permission of the instructor

RUSS 291 - Independent Study in Russian

This course emphasizes reading authentic materials and writing compositions and correspondence.

Prerequisite
RUSS 112, equivalent proficiency, or permission of the instructor

RUSS 311 - Russian Short Story

A study of the Russian novella and short story with emphasis on nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction. Reading and interpretation of works by writers such as Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Gorky, Babel, Olesha, Solzhenitsyn, and others. [H]

Prerequisite
RUSS 112 or equivalent proficiency

RUSS 316 - Soviet Russian Literature

A study of developments from 1917 to the present for their literary, social and political significance. Reading and interpretation of works by writers such as Mayakovsky, Gladkov, Fadeyev, Katayev, Simonov, Panova, Evtushenko, Trifonov, and others. [H]

Prerequisite
RUSS 112 or equivalent proficiency