Russian (RUS)

RUS 101 Beginning Russian I (4 credits)

Proficiency based instruction will encourage the development of speaking and listening comprehension as well as reading and writing. Instruction of basic grammar and pronunciation will accompany active student participation in task-oriented group work in the classroom. This course is aimed at developing the novice low/middle level according to ACTFL – American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages. This course is reserved for students with no experience in the Russian language. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of RU101

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate Day Division level students.

Attributes: Undergraduate

RUS 102 Beginning Russian II (4 credits)

Proficiency based instruction will encourage the development of speaking and listening comprehension as well as reading and writing. Instruction of basic grammar and pronunciation will accompany active student participation in task-oriented group work in the classroom. This course is aimed at developing the novice mid level according to ACTFL – American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: RUS 101 or Russian 102 Placement with a score of 1 or Language Placement with a score of RU102

Restrictions: Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate Day Division level students.

Attributes: Undergraduate

RUS 201 Intermediate Russian I (3 credits)

Proficiency based instruction will encourage the development of speaking and listening comprehension as well as reading and writing. Instruction of basic grammar and pronunciation will accompany active student participation in task-oriented group work in the classroom. This course is aimed at developing the novice high level according to ACTFL – American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of RU201

Attributes: Undergraduate

RUS 202 Intermediate Russian II (3 credits)

Proficiency based instruction will encourage the development of speaking and listening comprehension as well as reading and writing. Instruction of basic grammar and pronunciation will accompany active student participation in task-oriented group work in the classroom. This course is aimed at developing the novice intermediate low/mid-level according to ACTFL – American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages. Pre- requisite: RUS 201 or equivalent. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: RUS 201 or Russian 202 Placement with a score of 1 or Language Placement with a score of RU202

Attributes: Undergraduate

RUS 301 Russian Conv & Comp I (3 credits)

This course is designed to give the student the necessary practice in spoken and written Russian with special emphasis on the more difficult modern Russian grammatical constructions and idioms. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of RU301

Attributes: Undergraduate

RUS 302 Russian Conv & Comp II (3 credits)

This course is designed as a follow-up to RUS 301, to give the student additional practice in spoken and written Russian with increased emphasis on difficult modern Russian grammatical constructions and idioms. Pre- requisite: RUS 202 or equivalent.

Prerequisites: RUS 1311 or RUS 301

Attributes: Undergraduate

RUS 310 Selections in Russian Lit I (3 credits)

Introduction to Russian literature and its history. Selected readings of plays, essays, novels, short stories and poetry. Fulfills the GEP Art/Literature requirement. Pre-requisite: RUS 202 or equivalent.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of RU310 or RUS 202

Attributes: Undergraduate

RUS 311 Selections in Russian Lit II (3 credits)

A continuation of RUS 310. Fulfills the GEP Art/Literature requirement.

Prerequisites: RUS 1331 or RUS 310

Attributes: Undergraduate

RUS 370 Topics in Russian (3 credits)