Russian (RUS)

RUS 1111 -  Beginning Russian Language and Culture I   - 4 cr.  

Introduction to basic grammar of Russian. Practice using all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Equivalent Course: RUS 1102
RUS 1112 -  Beginning Russian Language and Culture II (Foundations : VFWL - World Language)  - 4 cr.  

Introduction to basic grammar of Russian. Practice using all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Prerequisite Courses: C- or higher in SPN 1111, placement exam or consent of instructor.
Equivalent Course: RUS 1104
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   - 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 Courses: RUS 1112 or consent of American instructor. Offered every other year.
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 2999 -  RUS Independent Study   - 2-8 cr.  

Independent Study.

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 in Russian.

RUS 3999 -  Russian Independent Study   - 0-4 cr.  
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.