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Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies, Faculty of Arts

RUSS: Russian

RUSS 100 (6) First-Year Russian
Introduction to contemporary Russian Oral practice, grammar, reading, writing.
RUSS 101 (3) Basic Russian I
Introduction to contemporary Russian with emphasis on specialized vocabulary for science, commerce, law, etc. Oral practice, grammar, reading and writing. Note: Students who intend to use RUSS 101, 102 and 200 to satisfy the Faculty of Arts language requirement must register for both RUSS 101 and 102 in the same year.
RUSS 102 (3) Basic Russian II
Continuation of RUSS 101.
RUSS 112 (3) Russian for Singers
Study of Russian language and culture for opera students.
RUSS 200 (6) Second-Year Russian
Intermediate oral practice, grammar, reading, composition. A special section may be provided for Science students. Credit will be granted for only one of RUSS 200 or both of RUSS 201 and RUSS 202.
Prerequisite: One of RUSS 100, RUSS 102.
RUSS 201 (3) Second-Year Russian I
Intermediate oral practice, grammar, reading, composition. A special section may be provided for Science students. Credit will be granted for only one of RUSS 201 or RUSS 200.
Prerequisite: One of RUSS 100, RUSS 102.
RUSS 202 (3) Second-Year Russian II
A continuation of RUSS 201. Intermediate oral practice, grammar, reading, composition. A special section may be provided for Science students. Credit will be granted for only one of RUSS 202 or RUSS 200.
Prerequisite: RUSS 201.
RUSS 206 (3) Nineteenth-Century Russian Writers in Translation
The writings, lives, and thought of selected authors.
RUSS 207 (3) Twentieth-Century Russian Writers in Translation
The writings, lives, and thought of major Russian authors.
RUSS 215 (3) Russian Practice
Emphasis on oral practice and reading. It is recommended that this course be taken concurrently with RUSS 200.
Prerequisite: RUSS 100.
RUSS 300 (6) Third-Year Russian
Intermediate oral practice, syntax and composition.
Prerequisite: RUSS 200.
RUSS 305 (3) Readings in Russian Literary Texts
Texts are selected from 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century sources.
Prerequisite: RUSS 200.
RUSS 306 (3/6) d Russian Literature in Translation
A comprehensive historical and critical presentation with emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
RUSS 315 (3) Advanced Russian Practice
Continuation of RUSS 215. May be taken concurrently with RUSS 300.
Prerequisite: RUSS 215.
RUSS 316 (3) Russian through Film (in Russian)
Conversation and composition using Russian film.
Prerequisite: RUSS 200.
RUSS 321 (3) Imagining Location in Russian Literature (in English)
RUSS 323 (3/6) d Fantastic Worlds in Russian Fiction (in English)
Russian genre fiction and film (science fiction, fantasy and gothic).
Prerequisite: Third year standing.
RUSS 400 (3/6) d Fourth-Year Russian
Advanced oral practice, reading and composition.
Prerequisite: RUSS 300.
RUSS 401 (6) Russian for Reading Knowledge
Russian for Reading Knowledge This course provides a reading knowledge of Russian, sufficient to enable students to understand scientific and scholarly material. Basic grammar and practice in the translation into English of texts in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Intended primarily for upper-year and graduate students.
RUSS 407 (3/6) d Studies in Russian Poetry
For further details see Department.
Prerequisite: RUSS 300.
RUSS 408 (3/6) d Studies in Russian Prose Before 1917
See Department for further details.
Prerequisite: RUSS 300.
RUSS 409 (3/6) d Contemporary Russian Literature after 1917
See Department for further details.
Prerequisite: RUSS 300.
RUSS 410 (3/6) d Women in Russian Literature and Culture
Analysis of translated texts by and concerning women from folklore to contemporary society.
RUSS 411 (3) Tolstoy in Translation
RUSS 412 (3) Dostoevsky in Translation

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