Courses

RUSS 1003. Elementary Russian I (Fa). 3 Hours.

RUSS 1013. Elementary Russian II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Elementary courses stress correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability, and lead to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability.

RUSS 2003. Intermediate Russian I (Fa). 3 Hours.

Intermediate courses stress correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability, and lead to active mastery of basic grammar and limited reading ability.

RUSS 2013. Intermediate Russian II (Sp). 3 Hours.

Continued development of basic, speaking comprehension and writing skills and intensive development of reading skills.

RUSS 3003. Advanced Russian I (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Through reading and discussing contemporary political and historical events students advance their speaking, listening, and writing skills. The course builds on and advances the language skills acquired in the 2013 Intermediate course. Prerequisite: RUSS 2013, or equivalent language skills that will be equal to four semesters of language instruction.

RUSS 3013. Introduction to Literature (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Development of reading skills and introduction to literary analysis. Prerequisite: RUSS 2013 or equivalent.

RUSS 3023. Listening Comprehension (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Provides intensive practice in listening to recordings taken from such sources as television broadcasts, lectures, and readings of literature. This is supplemented by conversation and by comprehension tests. Prerequisite: RUSS 2003.

RUSS 4123. Survey of Russian Literature from Its Beginning to the 1917 Revolution (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The instructor will discuss the historical and cultural backgrounds while focusing on major writers and will deal with literature as an outlet for social criticism. There will be textual analysis. It will be taught in English.

This course is cross-listed with WLIT 4123.

RUSS 4133. Survey of Russian Literature Since the 1917 Revolution (Irregular). 3 Hours.

The instructor will discuss the historical and cultural backgrounds while focusing on major writers and will deal with literature as an outlet for social criticism. There will be textual analysis. It will be taught in English with readings in English.

This course is cross-listed with WLIT 4133.

RUSS 475V. Special Investigations (Sp, Fa). 1-6 Hour.

May be repeated for degree credit.