RUSS - Russian

RUSS401 Advanced Russian Composition (3 Credits)

Approaches to argumentation, organization of information, contextualized grammar, appropriateness of lexical choice, genre, and register.

Prerequisite: RUSS302; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.

Restriction: Not open to native speakers of Russian.

RUSS402 Practicum in Written Russian (3 Credits)

Designed to improve comprehension of functional varieties of written Russian and develop ability to present in written form concise syntheses of source texts.

Prerequisite: RUSS401; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.

RUSS403 Russian Conversation: Advanced Skills (3 Credits)

Advanced spoken production of high-level, abstract language.

Prerequisite: RUSS303; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.

RUSS405 Russian-English Translation I (3 Credits)

Introduction to the principles of translation of a particular genre, and is typically diplomatic, business, or literary.

Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in RUSS302.

RUSS406 Russian-English Translation II (3 Credits)

Continuation of RUSS405.

Prerequisite: RUSS405.

RUSS409 Selected Topics in Russian Language Study (3 Credits)

Presentation of a topic in Russian language study.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

RUSS411 Linguistic Analysis of Russian I (3 Credits)

Elucidation of theoretical concepts of modern linguistics through the analysis of problematic concepts in the Russian linguistic system. Phonology and the syntax of the simple sentence.

Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in RUSS301.

RUSS412 Linguistic Analysis of Russian II (3 Credits)

Continuation of RUSS411. The syntax of the complete sentence, semantics.

Prerequisite: RUSS411.

RUSS433 Russian Literature of the 20th Century (3 Credits)

RUSS439 Selected Topics in Russian Literature (3 Credits)

Presentation of a topic in Russian literature.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

RUSS499 Independent Study in Russian (1-3 Credits)

Independent study under faculty supervision.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

RUSS618 Special Topics in Linguistic Analysis of Russian (3 Credits)

Aspects of Russian linguistics such as stress, verbal, tense, taste, word order, or problems in lexical semantics.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

RUSS619 Seminar in Linguistic Analysis of Russian (3 Credits)

Current research in Russian linguistic analysis.

Prerequisite: RUSS610; and (RUSS612, RUSS611, or RUSS613).

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

RUSS673 History of the Russian Language (3 Credits)

Introduction to historical Russian grammar and phonological developments in Russian.

Prerequisite: SLAV475.

RUSS679 Special Topics in Slavic Linguistics (3 Credits)

Topics concerning contrastive, historical, and dialectical Slavic linguistics, in relation to our understanding of grammatical theory.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

RUSS798 Independent Study (1-3 Credits)

RUSS799 Thesis Research (1-6 Credits)