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1000 Level Courses

1501. [RUSS 1411, 1511] A Beginning Course in Russian I (5). Introduction and development of the four language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing.

1502. [RUSS 1412, 1512] A Beginning Course in Russian II (5). Prerequisite: RUSN 1501. Introduction and development of the four language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing.

2000 Level Courses

2301. [RUSS 2311] A Second Course in Russian I (3). Prerequisite: RUSN 1502. Training in oral and written expression and in aural and reading comprehension, including optional work in the language laboratory.

2302. [RUSS 2312] A Second Course in Russian II (3). Prerequisite: RUSN 2301. Training in oral and written expression and in aural and reading comprehension, including optional work in the language laboratory.

2304. Russian Culture (3). An examination of the important historical, political, and cultural events and trends that have been instrumental in forming Russian cultural identity. Fulfills multicultural and core Language, Philosophy, and Culture requirement.

3000 Level Courses

3301. Russian Civilization Through Literature in the 19th Century (3). A survey course of nineteenth century Russian literature. Includes the works of the century’s most important writers from Alexander Pushkin to Anton Chekhov. Taught in English

3302. 20th Century Russian Civilization Through Literature in Translation (3). Deals with the literature and other arts of the turn of the twentieth century in Russia and with the survival of this pre-1917 cultural tradition among the émigrés and in the Soviet Union. Taught in English.

3305. Studies in Advanced Russian (3). Prerequisites: RUSN 2302 and consent of instructor. Advanced Russian language skill development at third and fourth year levels. May be repeated for credit up to 12 hours when content differs.

4000 Level Courses

4301. The Great Russian Realists: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky (3). Examines the significance of masterpieces by Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. The works will be read in translation. Conducted in English. (Writing Intensive)

4302. Contemporary Russian Literature in Translation (3). Examines the works of major Russian authors such as Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Tatyana Tolstaya from 1953 to the present. (Writing Intensive)

5000 Level Courses

5301. Russian Language for Graduate Students (3). Conducted entirely in Russian. Students work towards achieving an American Council for Teaching Foreign Languages advanced or superior proficiency rating. May be repeated for credit up to 12 hours.

5303. Topics in Russian Culture (3). Studies selected aspects of classical or contemporary Russian culture organized around a particular period or theme. Readings, most writings, and a significant portion of the class will be in Russian. May be repeated for credit up to 12 hours when content is different.

5304. Topics in Russian Literature (3). Studies selected classical or contemporary Russian literary texts organized around a particular period or theme. Readings, most writings, and a significant portion of the class will be in Russian. May be repeated for credit up to 12 hours when content is different.

7000 Level Course

7000. Research (V1-12).Back to Top