Russian language and culture. Development of skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing.

Offered: Fall of every year
Credits: 4

Further work on Russian language and culture. Further development of skills in speaking, reading, listening comprehension, and writing.
 

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 4

Reviews and enhances the content of Russian 101 and 102 and broadens students’ knowledge of Russian culture.
 

Offered: Summer of every year
Credits: 2

Intermediate-level development of Russian communication skills. Presentation and discussion of original oral and written texts on aspects of Russian life and culture.

Offered: Fall of every year
Credits: 4

Further intermediate-level development of Russian communication skills. Further presentation and discussion of original oral and written texts on aspects of Russian life and culture.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 4

Writings of authors such as Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky,and Tolstoy as they examine important ethical questions and reflect social and political concerns.

Offered: Fall of every year
Credits: 3

Writings of Chekhov, Bulgakov, Pasternak, Solzhenitsyn and Petrushevskaya as they examine the individual’s search for identity in twentieth-century Russian society.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 3

Development of Russian and Soviet cinematic styles and traditions in their historical and social contexts. Major films and directors. Introduction to film technique and analysis. Taught in English.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 3

Special projects arranged by an individual student and a faculty member in areas supplementing regular course offerings.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 6

Development of listening comprehension and oral communication in Russian. Expansion of vocabulary, development of fluency, and use of idiomatic expressions. Review of grammatical structures relevant for speaking.

Offered: Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: 3

Social, political, intellectual, and artistic life of twentieth-century Russia. Texts read in Russian.

Offered: Summer of every year
Credits: 3

Advanced Russian language course. Social and cultural developments in Russia before 1914, using primary documents and films. Themes include Russian folk belief, life under the Tsars, the place of minorities in the Russian empire, and gender issues in Russia.
 

Offered: Fall of every year
Credits: 3

Advanced Russian language course. Social and cultural developments in Russia and the Soviet Union between 1914 and 1991, using primary documents, television shows, and films. Themes include the revolutions of 1917, the rise of Stalin, the Cold War, the place of minorities in the Soviet Union, and the break-up of the Soviet Union.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 3

Advanced Russian language course. Social and cultural developments in Russia since the break-up of the Soviet Union. Significant internet component. Themes include Russian life today, organized crime and business, conflict in Chechnya, and Russian attitudes toward the United States.

Offered: Fall of every year
Credits: 3

Advanced Russian language course. Reading and discussion of key works of Russian literature. Frequent interpretive essays.

Offered: Spring of every year
Credits: 3

Special projects arranged by an individual student and a faculty member in areas supplementing regular course offerings.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 6

Special topics supplementing regular course offerings, proposed by faculty on a group study basis.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 6

Study of Russian language, culture, and literature at an approved site in the Russia. Exposure to Russian life and current events. Interaction with the Russian people.

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 12

An individual research project supervised by a faculty member that demonstrates the student’s ability to do independent research and submit or present a major paper.
 

Offered: Fall of every year, Spring of every year, Summer of every year
Credits: Variable from 1 to 6