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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Russian (RUS)

RUS 001 Elementary Russian I (4) Audio-lingual approach to basic Russian; writing. Students who have received high school credit for two or more years of Russian may not schedule this course for credit, without the permission of the department.
Effective: Fall 1985
 

RUS 002 Elementary Russian II (4) Audio-lingual approach to basic Russian continued; writing. Students who have received high school credit for four years of Russian may not schedule this course for credit, without the permission of the department.
Effective: Fall 1985
Prerequisite: RUS 001  

RUS 003 Intermediate Russian (4) Emphasis on reading unsimplified texts; composition; grammatical analysis.
Effective: Fall 1985
Prerequisite: RUS 002  

RUS 051 Elementary Intensive Russian for Graduate Students I (3) Intensive introduction to Russian: first half of graduate intensive sequence in elementary reading, writing, speaking, listening, cultural contexts.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: graduate standing  

RUS 052 Elementary Intensive Russian for Graduate Students II (3) Intensive introduction to Russian: second half of graduate intensive sequence in elementary reading, writing, speaking, listening, cultural contexts.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: RUS 051 and graduate standing  

RUS 053 Intermediate Intensive Russian for Graduate Students (3) Continued intensive study of Russian at the intermediate level: reading, writing, speaking, listening, cultural contexts.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: RUS 052 or equivalent and graduate standing  

RUS 083S (GH;US;IL) First-Year Seminar in Russian (3) Russia's cultural past and present.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

RUS 099 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

RUS 100 (GH;IL) Russian Culture and Civilization (3) The Russian people from the tenth century to present times; their literature, arts, music, science, and philosophy. In English.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

RUS 110 (GH;IL) Russian Folklore (3) Study of byliny, lyrical and historical songs, folktales, drama, ceremonial poetry, chants, charms, proverbs, and mythology of Russia. In English.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

RUS 141Y (IL) Russian Literature in English Translation: 1800-1870 (3) Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol, the critics, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy. Writing assignments will serve as a major way of exploring subject matter.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

RUS 142Y (IL) Russian Literature in English Translation: 1870 to Present (3) Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Gorky, symbolists, selected Soviet authors. Writing assignments will serve as a major way of exploring subject matter.
Effective: Spring 2006
 

RUS 143 (GH;IL) (GER 143) The Culture of Stalinism and Nazism (3) The culture of Stalinist Russia and Nazi Germany in comparative perspective.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

RUS 196 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2004
 

RUS 197 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1995
 

RUS 199 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

RUS 200 (IL) Intermediate Russian II (4) A continuation of intermediate Russian with a comprehensive grammar review and focus on reading, writing and speaking Russian.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: RUS 003 or permission of program  

RUS 204 (IL) Intermediate Russian II (4) Intensive practice of Russian reading, writing, listening and speaking; review of Russian grammar.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: RUS 003  

RUS 214 (IL) Intermediate Russian III (4) Intensive practice of Russian reading, writing, listening and speaking; review of Russian grammar.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: RUS 003  

RUS 294 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

RUS 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1986
 

RUS 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1986
 

RUS 299 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

RUS 304 (IL) Readings in Russian III (3) Extensive reading of contemporary Russian texts, including articles from Soviet press and short fiction.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 6 credits of Russian at the 200 level  

RUS 305 (IL) Advanced Russian Conversation (3) Discussion and role-playing based on real-life situations and current events; supervised by a native speaker.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: RUS 204, RUS 214  

RUS 360 (IL) Advanced Russian Grammar (3) Russian morphology and syntax on an advanced level.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 6 credits of Russian at the 200 level  

RUS 395 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

RUS 399 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

RUS 400 (IL) Senior Seminar in Russian Culture (3) Senior seminar devoted to topics in Russian culture; conducted in Russian.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: RUS 204, RUS 214, RUS 304  

RUS 401 Advanced Russian A (3) Advanced Russian grammar, conversation, and composition.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: RUS 200  

RUS 402 Advanced Russian B (3) Advanced Russian grammar, conversation, and composition.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: RUS 200  

RUS 403 Advanced Russian Conversation and Composition (3) A conversation and composition course that includes situational topics as well as complex academic discourse.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: RUS 200 or permission of program   Concurrent: RUS 400 RUS 401 RUS 402 RUS 405 RUS 412

RUS 404 Advanced Reading and Composition (3) Advanced Russian Reading and Composition.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: RUS 401, RUS 402 orRUS 403  

RUS 405 (IL) Seminar in Russian Literature (3-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Readings in classical Russian literature; Topics vary.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: RUS 401, RUS 402 orRUS 403  

RUS 406 (IL) Russian Film (3) Conversation and Composition based on classical Russian films.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: RUS 401, RUS 402 orRUS 403  

RUS 410 (IL) Heritage Russian 1 (3) Introductory course for heritage speakers of limited linguistic proficiency aiming at teaching basic reading, writing, and grammar skills in Russian.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: basic speaking proficiency in Russian; placement test and consent of instructor  

RUS 412 (IL) Russian Translation (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Translation from Russian into English of complex texts from the humanities, social sciences, and technical fields.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 9 credits of Russian at the 200 level or higher  

RUS 426 (IL) Dostoevsky (3) Study of representative works by Dostoevsky in the original Russian.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 9 credits of Russian at the 200 level or higher  

RUS 427 (IL) Tolstoy (3) Study of representative works by Tolstoy in the original Russian.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 9 credits of Russian at the 200 level or higher  

RUS 460 (IL) Linguistic Analysis of Contemporary Russian (3) Detailed study of the phonology, morphology, and syntax of Modern Standard Russian and the major dialects.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: 9 credits of Russian at the 200 level or higher  

RUS 494 Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Summer 1994
 

RUS 494H Research Project (1-12) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

RUS 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

RUS 496A Translation of Russian Independent Study (3) Translation of texts to English completed through directed study.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014
 

RUS 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

RUS 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Summer 2005
 

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