Modern Classical Languages and Literatures :: Russian

 

Russian (RUSS)

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U 101 Elementary Russian I 5 cr.  Offered autumn.

U 102 Elementary Russian II 5 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., RUSS 101 or equiv. Continuation of 101.

U 105HY Introduction to Russian Culture 3 cr. Cross listed as MCLG 105HY and LS 105HY. A chronological survey of Russian culture from its beginnings to the contemporary period.

U 191 Special Topics Variable cr. (R‑6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one‑time offerings of current topics.

U 192 Independent Study 1-6 cr. (R‑6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one‑time offerings of current topics.

U 193 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. 

U 199 Lower-Division Elective Variable cr.

U 201 Intermediate Russian I 4 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., RUSS 102 or equiv.

U 202 Intermediate Russian II 4 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., RUSS 201. Continuation of 201.

U 292 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring..

U 293 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work.  

U 301 Oral and Written Expression I  3 cr. Offered autumn. Prereq., RUSS 202 or consent of instr. Emphasis on active use of Russian. Intensive practice in conversation and writing.

U 302 Oral and Written Expression II 3 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., RUSS 301 or consent of instr. A continued emphasis on active use of Russian. Intensive practice in conversation and writing.

U 308 Russian Cinema and Culture 3 cr. Alternate years. No Prereq. Cross listed as LS 308, ENFM 308 and MCLG 308.  Topically arranged introduction to the cinema of Russia and the former Soviet Union, with particular emphasis on contemporary Russian cinema. All films screened with English subtitles. No knowledge of Russian is necessary.

U 312L Introduction to Russian Literature I 3cr. Alternate years. No Prereq. Cross listed as MCLG and LS 306L. A survey of  19th century Russian literature in translation. May include the works of Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Chekov. No knowledge of Russian is necessary.

U 313L Introduction to Russian Literature II 3 cr.  Alternate years. No Prereq. Cross listed as MCLG an LS 307L. A survey of Russian literature of the 20th century and into the 21st. No knowledge of Russian is necessary.

U 391 Special Topics Variable cr. (R‑9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one‑time offerings of current topics.

U 392 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring..

U 393 Omnibus Variable cr. Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work.  

U 398 Internship Variable cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of class­room learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office. A maximum of 6 credits of Internship (198, 298, 398, 498) may count toward graduation.

U 199 Upper-Division Elective Variable cr.

UG 411 19th Century Major Russian Authors 3 cr.   Offered intermittently. Prereq., RUSS 202.   A study of various authors; may include Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, etc.

UG 412 20th Century Major Russian Authors 3 cr.   Offered intermittently.  Prereq., RUSS 202.  A study various authors; may include Bulgakov, Nabokov, Solzhenitsyn, etc.

UG 424 Russian Short Story 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., RUSS 202. A chronological study of the Russian short story, 19th and 20th centuries.

UG 440 Russian Poetry 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., RUSS 202 or consent of instr.   The evolution of Russian poetry from the end of the 18th century to the early 21st century.

UG 491 Special Topics Variable cr. (R‑6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one‑ti­me offerings of current topics.

U 492 Independent Study Variable cr. (R-6) Offered autumn and spring..

U 493 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work.  

UG 494 (W) Seminar in Russian Studies 3 cr. Offered spring. Cross listed as MCLG 494. Upper Division of Writing Course. The topic of the seminar alternates between 1.) The Russian Novel and 2.)Women and Gender in Russian Culture. May be taken for Honors Credit through the Davidson Honors College.  No knowledge of Russian is necessary, but Russian majors will be required to do selected readings in the original Russian.