Course Offerings - FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES - Russian
48-110 Introduction to Russian I (HU) (4+1) 4 cr.
Introduction to the land and the people through language study in a cultural context. The four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking treated with equal attention using a text supplemented with audio and visual materials relevant to the language and culture. Weekly attendance in the language lab is required as an integral part of the course.48-111 Introduction to Russian II (HU) (4+1) 4 cr.
Prerequisite: 48-110.48-203 Intermediate Structure and Expression (HU) 3-4 cr.
Structural review, development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Will count toward the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: 48-111.48-204 Intermediate Reading (HU) 3-4 cr.
Emphasis on reading and discussion of selected works of authors and/or materials of current interest. Will count toward fulfillment of the Bachelor of Arts language requirement. Prerequisite: 48-203.48-350 Masterpieces of Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature in English Translation 3 cr. (NW)
Masterpieces of the Russian novel, short story, drama, and poetry of the 19th century; works of Pushkin, Gogol, Turgenev, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and others. This course meets the 3 credit requirement in non-western cultural content.48-360 Special Topics 1-3 cr.
Special topics in Russian. Course content to be designated by the instructor.48-375 Masterpieces of Twentieth-Century Russian Literature in English Translation . (NW) 3 cr
The works of diverse 20th century writers are studied, such as Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago, Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita, Solzhenitsyn's The First Circle, as well as some of the poetry of Evtushenko and Voznesensky.48-446 Independent Study 1-3 cr.
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.48-456 Related Readings 1-3 cr.
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.48-474 Honors: Thesis 1-6 cr.
Prerequisites: University scholar status and junior standing. Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study, e.g. a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be "Honors Thesis." Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Maximum of 6 credits.
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