RUSS-Russian

RUSS 1115. Beginning Russian.5 Credit Hours.

An elementary course in understanding, speaking, reading and writing Russian. This course does not count for major credit in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. (F, Sp, Su) [I-FL].

RUSS 1225. Beginning Russian (Continued).5 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 1115. An elementary course in understanding, speaking, reading and writing Russian. This course does not count for major credit in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics. (F, Sp) [I-FL].

RUSS 2113. Intermediate Russian.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 1225. Training in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding contemporary Russian. Emphasis on expansion of vocabulary and strong reinforcement of grammatical structures. (F, Sp)

RUSS 2223. Intermediate Russian (Continued).3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2113. Continued training in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding contemporary Russian. Emphasis on expansion of vocabulary and strong reinforcement of grammatical structures. (F, Sp)

RUSS 2970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

Special Topics. 1 to 3 hours. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research, and field projects. (Irreg.)

RUSS 3023. Beginning Business Russian.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: twenty hours of Russian. Intended to enable Russian students to read, write, and translate business Russian. Readings in this course will consist of translating contracts, agreements, and other areas of commercial correspondence. (Irreg.)

RUSS 3073. Russian Conversation.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: RUSS 2113. Training in reading, writing, and understanding contemporary Russian. Emphasis on expansion of vocabulary and strong reinforcement of grammatical structures. (F, Sp)

RUSS 3313. Russian Phonetics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2113. A detailed study of the sounds of Russian and the inculcation of proper speech habits. (Irreg.)

RUSS 3323. Advanced Russian Reading and Composition.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2223. A systematic grammar review with a view toward improving the student's control of written Russian. (F)

RUSS 3423. Advanced Russian Reading and Composition (Continued).3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3323. A systematic grammar review with a view toward improving the student's control of written Russian. (Sp)

RUSS 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

RUSS 3523. Interpreting the Russian Media.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2223. Focus on developing higher-level receptive and productive language skills through an exposure to authentic texts from Russian print media and television news reports. Students will focus on vocabulary-building, recognizing and employing journalistic conventions, reading between the lines, understanding nuance and enhancing their awareness of cultural references. (Irreg.)

RUSS 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Consists of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. The topics will cover materials not usually presented in the regular courses. (F, Sp, Su)

RUSS 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. The projects covered will vary. The content will deal with concepts not usually covered in regular coursework. (Irreg.)

RUSS 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Provides an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to work at a special project in the student's field. (F, Sp)

RUSS 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: one course in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (F, Sp)

RUSS 4173. Topics in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature and Culture.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3423. May be repeated once with change of content; maximum credit six hours. A course for advanced students of the Russian language. All reading assignments and lectures will be in Russian. (F)

RUSS 4183. Topics in 20th and Post-20th Century Russian Literature and Culture.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3423. May be repeated once with change of content; maximum credit six hours. A course for advanced students of the Russian language. All reading assignments and lectures will be in Russian. (Sp) [V].

RUSS G4613. Advanced Russian Conversation.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3073, 3323. Conversation on topics in Soviet history, government, literature and sociology with emphasis on the particular terminology of each of these fields. (Sp)

RUSS 4960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed for upper-division students who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (Irreg.)

RUSS 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special Topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

RUSS 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: three courses in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (F, Sp)

RUSS 5910. Problems in Research.2-4 Credit Hours.

2 to 4 hours. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours. An individual course of intensive research with the area and problem to be determined by the student and directing instructor. (F, Sp)

RUSS 5960. Directed Readings.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of department. May be repeated; maximum credit twelve hours. Directed readings and/or literature reviews under the direction of a faculty member. (F, Sp, Su)

RUSS 5970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

RUSS 5990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)