Russian Course Descriptions

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RUS 1111 - Beg Russian Lang & Cult I ( III ) - 4 cr.
Introduction to basic grammar of Russian. Practice using all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.


RUS 1112 - Beg Russian Lang & Cult II ( III ) - 4 cr.
Introduction to basic grammar of Russian. Practice using all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.


RUS 2201 - Intermediate Russian I - 4 cr.
Continuation of Russian grammar and vocabulary building. Classes include reading of intermediate texts. Attention is given to perfecting basic language skills covered in the beginning courses.


RUS 2202 - Intermediate Russian II - 4 cr.
Continuation of Russian grammar and vocabulary building. Classes include reading of intermediate texts. Attention is given to perfecting basic language skills covered in the beginning courses.


RUS 2209 - Russian Language Camp ( I, III ) - 4 cr.
A minimum of four weeks of formal Russian language training at the Karelian Pedagogical University in Petrozavodsk, Russia. In addition to the four weeks at the university, the camp includes some touring of other parts of Russia, including major cities. Prerequisite: RUS 1112 or consent of American instructor. Offered every other year.

Prerequisite Courses: RUS 1104, RUS 1112


RUS 2280 - Literature in Translation ( I, IV ) - 4 cr.
Study of literature written in Spanish, French, German or Russian and translated into English. Selected works of prose and poetry from a particular period with emphasis on careful reading and reader response as well as on the cultural, historical, political, religious and economic developments that provide context.


RUS 2777 - Topics - 1-4 cr.
Russian language courses not part of the regular Russian curriculum. Topics chosen will be based on relevance to both the Russian and the International Studies curriculum.


RUS 3301 - Advanced Russian Grammar I - 2 cr.
Sequence offering the opportunity to practice the application of skills learned at the intermediate level while encouraging the development of higher level functions of language communication such as opinion formation and abstraction. This sequence includes grammar review as well as reading of selected classical and contemporary Russian texts. All four language skills are given attention.


RUS 3302 - Advanced Russian Grammar II - 2 cr.
Sequence offering the opportunity to practice the application of skills learned at the intermediate level while encouraging the development of higher level functions of language communication such as opinion formation and abstraction. This sequence includes grammar review as well as reading of selected classical and contemporary Russian texts. All four language skills are given attention.


RUS 3777 - Topics - 1-4 cr.
Topics.


RUS 4777 - Topics - 1-4 cr.
Russian language courses not part of the regular Russian curriculum. Topics chosen will be based on relevance to both the Russian and the International Studies curriculum.


RUS 4999 - Independent Study - 0-4 cr.
Self-determined program of study under faculty direction for a student whose interests extend beyond the curricular offerings of the department.