Russian (RUSS)

Courses

RUSS A101 Elementary Russian I 4 Credits

Introductory course for students with no previous knowledge of the Russian language. Develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Russian for effective communication at the elementary level. Students gain understanding of basic cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Russian.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

RUSS A102 Elementary Russian II 4 Credits

Continuation of introductory course. Further develops elementary listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in Russian for effective communication. Enhances appreciation of cross-cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Russian.

Prerequisites: RUSS A101.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

RUSS A201 Intermediate Russian I 4 Credits

Intermediate course for students with basic knowledge of Russian. Enhances listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills for effective communication at the intermediate level. Students critically examine diverse cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Russian.

Prerequisites: RUSS A102.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

RUSS A202 Intermediate Russian II 4 Credits

Continuation of first semester in intermediate Russian. Further develops listening, speaking, reading, and writing proficiency for effective communication and in preparation for advanced study of Russian. Students interpret diverse cultural perspectives. Course conducted in Russian.

Prerequisites: RUSS A201.

Attributes: UAA Humanities GER.

RUSS A301 Advanced Russian I 4 Credits

Advanced Russian course in refining listening, speaking, reading, writing and analytical skills for effective interaction in communicatively complex situations. Students critically analyze diverse cultural topics.
Special Note: Course conducted in Russian.
Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite not met, students can gain entrance to course with departmental approval.

Prerequisites: RUSS A202 with a minimum grade of C.

RUSS A302 Advanced Russian II 4 Credits

Continuation of first semester in advanced Russian. Further refines listening, speaking, reading, writing and analytical skills for effective interaction in communicatively complex situations. Students critically analyze diverse cultural topics.
Special Note: Course conducted in Russian.
Registration Restrictions: If prerequisite not met, students can gain entrance to course with departmental approval.

Prerequisites: RUSS A301 with a minimum grade of C.

RUSS A390 Selected Topics in Advanced Russian 3 Credits

An advanced course for students interested in conversation, listening and writing practice, advanced topics in grammar, and cultural information about the Russian speaking world. Topics will vary.
Special Note: Course conducted in Russian. May be repeated for credit with a change of subtitle.
Registration Restrictions: RUSS A301 and RUSS A302 strongly recommended.

Prerequisites: RUSS A202.

RUSS A390B Topics in Advanced Language 1-3 Credits

A focused examination of a single aspect of the Russian language.
Special Note: May be offered in 1-, 2- or 3-credit segments. Repeatable for credit with a change of subtitle. Up to 3 credits can count toward a minor or major in Languages with an emphasis in Russian. Course conducted in Russian.

Prerequisites: RUSS A202.

RUSS A490 Selected Topics in Russian Culture 3 Credits

Focuses on critical analysis of diverse cultural and artistic traditions from Russian-speaking communities using a variety of disciplinary methodologies (e.g., historical, cultural, socio-political) and related terminology. Enhances Russian language skills in writing, reading, speaking, listening and cross-cultural literacy.
Special Note: May be repeated for credit with change in subtitle. Course conducted in Russian.

Prerequisites: RUSS A302 with a minimum grade of C.