Courses and Syllabi

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Russian Spring 2019

Undergraduate

100-Level Courses in RUSS

RUSS 110: Elementary Russian (6 Credits)

Introduces elements of grammar, vocabulary, oral skills, listening comprehension, and reading. Notes: Students may not receive credit for RUSS 110 and RUSS 101, 102. Equivalent to RUSS 101, RUSS 102.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section 002 — 07:20 PM to 10:00 PM TR — Krug Hall 210
  • Section 001 — Elena Guglielmi — 09:30 AM to 11:20 AM MWF — Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall 1111

200-Level Courses in RUSS

RUSS 201: Intermediate Russian I (3 Credits)

Further development of skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Notes: RUSS 201 and 202 must be taken in sequence. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: RUSS 102, RUSS 110, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Russian

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

RUSS 202: Intermediate Russian II (3 Credits)

Application of language skills to reading, composition, and discussion. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: RUSS 201, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Fulfills foreign language requirement., Taught in Russian

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — 12:30 PM to 01:20 PM MWF — West Building 1004

300-Level Courses in RUSS

RUSS 311: Contemporary Russian Short Fiction (3 Credits)

Reading and discussion of recent short stories by best-known Russian writers of today. Notes: Readings in original language. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: RUSS 202, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Russian

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

RUSS 327: A Survey of Russian Literature (3 Credits)

Surveys Russian literature of late 19th and 20th centuries. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Literature
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in English

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

RUSS 353: Russian Civilization (3 Credits)

Civilization and culture of Russia and former Soviet Union. Includes films, slides, and music in addition to readings and lectures. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Recommended Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion or concurrent enrollment in all other required Mason Core courses.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in English

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Julie A Christensen — 01:30 PM to 04:10 PM T — Aquia Building 346

RUSS 381: Advanced Russian II (3 Credits)

Comprehensive study of the more difficult characteristics of contemporary standard Russian in areas of grammar, style, and vocabulary usage. Emphasizes developing fluency in oral and written expression. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: RUSS 202 or equivalent, appropriate placement score, or permission of instructor
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Russian

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1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — James S. Levine — 11:30 AM to 12:20 PM MWF — West Building 1004

400-Level Courses in RUSS

RUSS 481: Fourth-Year Russian (3 Credits)

Advanced work in major grammatical and lexical topics of Russian. Application of theoretical principles in guided written and oral exercises. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: RUSS 380, 381, or equivalent.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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1 Section Currently Scheduled