(School of Arts and Letters, Languages and International Studies Department)
RUS 1101-1102; 1103-1104 Beginning Russian (III) 2 cr.each Introduction to basic grammar of Russian. Practice using all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
RUS 2201-2202 Intermediate Russian 8 cr. (4 cr./semester) 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 1104 or consent of American instructor. Offered every other year.
RUS/ENG 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 3301-3302 Advanced Russian Grammar 2 cr. each 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 reviewaswell as reading of selected classical and contemporary Russian texts. All four language skills are given attention.
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 1-4 cr. Self-determined programof study under faculty direction for a student whose interests extend beyond the curricular offerings of the department.