Courses and Syllabi

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Russian Fall 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.
Additional Course Details: Taught in Russian

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2 Sections Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — 09:30 AM to 11:20 AM MWF — West Building 1008
  • Section 002 — 12:30 PM to 02:20 PM MWF — Thompson Hall 2022

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. Limited to three attempts.
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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1 Section Currently Scheduled

RUSS 202: Intermediate Russian II (3 Credits)

Application of language skills to reading, composition, and discussion. Limited to three attempts.
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 — 10:30 AM to 11:20 AM MWF — Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall 1113

300-Level Courses in RUSS

RUSS 302: Russian Conversation and Composition (3 Credits)

Develops in students ability to express themselves orally on topics of current interest and everyday situations. Provides practice in more difficult forms of written expression. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
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 326: A Survey of Russian Literature (3 Credits)

Surveys Russian literature from its beginning to 1880. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Literature
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of 60 hours or permission of instructor.
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 354: Contemporary Post-Soviet Life (3 Credits)

Social life, art, economics, education, view of life, and personal aspirations of Russian citizen today. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Recommended Prerequisite: 54 hours or Permission of Instructor.
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 380: Advanced Russian I (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. Limited to three attempts.
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

400-Level Courses in RUSS

RUSS 480: 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. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: RUSS 380 and 381 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