Courses

LRUS 100  First-Year Russian I  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Essentials of the Russian for the beginner: aural comprehension, speaking, reading, writing.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: No previous study in Russian. Credit not allowed for both LRUS 100 and LRUS 105.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LRUS 101  First-Year Russian II  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Essentials of Russian for the continuing student: aural comprehension, speaking, reading, writing.
Prerequisite: LRUS 100 or LRUS 105.
Registration Information: Open to all levels. Credit not allowed for both LRUS 101 and LRUS 107.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LRUS 200  Second-Year Russian I (GT-AH4)  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Review and practice of Russian language and culture in the three modes of communication: interpersonal, interpretative and presentational communication and in all four skills (speaking, writing, listening, and reading) with a proficiency target of intermediate low on the American Councils of Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) scale.
Prerequisite: LRUS 101 or LRUS 107.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LRUS 101. Sections may be offered: Online.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, World Languages (GT-AH4).

LRUS 201  Second-Year Russian II (GT-AH4)  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Grammar review and extensive practice of Russian language and culture in the three modes of communication: interpersonal, interpretative and presentational communication and in all four skills (speaking, writing, listening, and reading) with a proficiency target of intermediate mid on the American Councils of Teachers of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) scale.
Prerequisite: LRUS 200.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LRUS 200. Sections may be offered: Online.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, World Languages (GT-AH4).

LRUS 250  Introduction to Russian Culture (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected works of literature (translated in English), film, visual and performing arts, as well as other cultural artifacts of various periods and genres, that exhibit the interrelationship between Russian culture, language, and history.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

LRUS 296  Group Study--Russian  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Group study in Russian language/literature/culture.
Prerequisite: LRUS 100 to 499 between 3 and 5 credits - at least 3 credits.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LRUS 304  Third-Year Russian I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Development of reading comprehension, communicative competence, and cultural understanding.
Prerequisite: LRUS 201.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LRUS 201.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LRUS 305  Third-Year Russian II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Enhanced development of reading comprehension, communicative competence, and cultural sensitivity.
Prerequisite: LRUS 304.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LRUS 304.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LRUS 350  Russian Culture  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Russian culture and its development through literature, as well as geography, history, and music.
Prerequisite: LRUS 201.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LRUS 365  Introduction to Russian Cinema Studies  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Terminology, techniques, and approaches specific to Russian cinema. Taught in Russian.
Prerequisite: LRUS 305.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LRUS 495  Independent Study-Russian  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must have completed three years of college-level Russian.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LRUS 496  Group Study-Russian  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: LRUS 305.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for LRUS 305.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.