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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM AND COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

RUSSIAN (RUS)

Russian

Department Chair:  Leslee Poulton

608/785-8324

E-mail: lpoulton@uwlax.edu


http://www.uwlax.edu/languages/russian.html




RUSSIAN (RUS)


+ next to a course number indicate a GENERAL EDUCATION course


RUS  101  Cr.4

Elementary Russian I

The first of two introductory courses in Russian. The five language skills: listening, speaking, writing, reading and culture are introduced.   Offered Fall - Even Numbered Years.


+RUS  102  Cr.4

Elementary Russian II

The second introductory course in Russian comprehension, speaking, writing, reading and culture. Prerequisite: RUS 101 or placement.   Offered Spring.


+RUS  201  Cr.4

Intermediate Russian I

The first of two intermediate-level Russian courses. Students continue to develop all language skills with special emphasis placed on refining speaking and listening comprehension. Prerequisite: RUS 102 or placement.   Offered Fall - Even Numbered Years.


+RUS  202  Cr.4

Intermediate Russian II

The second of two intermediate-level Russian courses. Students continue to develop all language skills with special emphasis placed on refining reading and writing in Russian. Prerequisite: RUS 201 or placement.   Offered Spring.


+RUS  305  Cr.3

Golden Age Russian Literature and Culture

A course designed to introduce students to the great Russian writers of the 19th century, a period referred to as the Golden Age of Russian literature. Literary works will be discussed in their social, cultural, and historical context. The course will center on works by such writers as Pushkin, Lermontov, Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Chekhov. Taught in English.   Offered Spring - Even Numbered Years.


RUS  398  Cr.1 - 3

Directed Studies

Individual reading and investigations in advanced Russian study. Course materials will vary according to the needs and interests of students. Repeatable for credit - maximum 6. Prerequisite: RUS 202 or equivalent.  Offered Occasionally.