Russian

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Russian - RUSS

Native speakers of Russian will not receive credit for courses marked with an asterisk (*).

General education courses are marked with stars ().

*1001 Elementary Russian (5) Pronunciation, oral-aural practice, elementary grammar, translation.

*1020 Russian for Reading Knowledge (5) Specialized course intended to satisfy departmental foreign language reading requirement for graduate students, but carrying no graduate credit. Undergraduates may enroll on pass-fail basis only. Does not count toward satisfying foreign language requirement for undergraduates, although hours may count toward baccalaureate. Credit will not be given for both this course and introductory Russian courses.

*2051 Intermediate Russian (5) Prereq.: RUSS 1001 or equivalent. Pronunciation, oral-aural practice, completion of elementary grammar, translation.

*2053 Intermediate Russian (3) Prereq.: RUSS 2051 or equivalent. Continued oral-aural practice; readings and translation of Russian texts; vocabulary building.

*2055 Readings in Russian Literature (3) Russian literature and culture; readings in contemporary Russian materials.

2075 Introduction to Russian Culture and Civilization (3) Taught in English; knowledge of Russian not required. Also offered as HIST 2135. Geography, history, religion, literature, music, art, architecture, and scientific and technological achievements of Russia.

3061 Advanced Russian Grammar (3) Prereq.: RUSS 2055 or equivalent. Vocabulary building, dictation, and readings of modern Russian prose.

3062 Advanced Russian Composition (3) Prereq.: RUSS 3061 or equivalent. Drill in oral and written original composition; attention to style, syntax, idioms, and inflections.

3071 Survey of Russian Literature (3) Prereq.: RUSS 2055 or equivalent. Russian literature from the beginning to the late 19th century.

3072 Survey of Russian Literature (3) Prereq.: RUSS 2055 or equivalent. Russian literature from the late 19th century to the present.

3401 The Fairy Tale (3) Taught in English; knowledge of Russian not required. Structure and substance of the traditional fairy tale; examples from German and Russian sources.

4002 Russian Language: Phonetics and Phonemics (3) Also offered as LING 4606. Phonologic elements of Russian; interrelation of consonants and vowels, syllabic division, and structure of the syllable; main types of stress and intonation; Russian script and various systems of phonetic transcription.

4030 Russian Literature: Novel (3) The Russian novel from its beginning to the end of the 19th century.

4031 Russian Literature: Novel (3) Special works of Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy.

4061 Soviet Literature (3) Russian literature from 1917 to the present.

4081 Russian Literature in Translation: 19th Century (3) Knowledge of Russian not required. Masterpieces of 19th century Russian literature, including the works of Turgenev, Dostoevsky, and Chekhov.

4082 Russian Literature in Translation: 20th Century (3) Knowledge of Russian not required. Masterpieces of 20th century Russian literature, pre- and post-Revolution, including the works of four Nobel Prize winners of literature: Bunin, Pasternak, Sholokhov, and Solzhenitsyn.

4915 Independent Work (1-3) May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Readings in Russian literature directed by a senior faculty member.

7003 Seminar in Russian Literature (3) May be taken for a max. of 15 hrs. of credit when topics vary.

 

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