Courses

Core Courses

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RUSS 110 - Beginning Russian I

Offered every other year during winter quarter (Winter 2019)

Introduces the Russian alphabet, basic conversation and grammar. First course in the Russian language sequence. Immersion course taught entirely in Russian.

Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter

RUSS 120 - Elementary Russian 2

Offered every other year during spring quarter (Spring 2019)

The second half of the introductory Russian language sequence. Immersion course taught entirely in Russian.

Prerequisites & Notes: RUSS 110
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: BCOM​

RUSS 201 - Intermediate Russian I

Offered every other year during fall quarter (Fall 2019)

Review of fundamentals: speaking, reading, writing and understanding.

Prerequisites & Notes: RUSS 120 or equivalent
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: BCOM​

RUSS 202 - Intermediate Russian II

Offered every other year during winter quarter (Winter 2020)

Review of fundamentals: speaking, reading, writing and understanding.

Prerequisites & Notes: RUSS 201
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: HUM

RUSS 203 - Intermediate Russian III

Offered every other year during winter quarter (Winter 2020)

Review of fundamentals: speaking, reading, writing and understanding.

Prerequisites & Notes: RUSS 202
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: HUM

RUSS 214 - Russian Phonetics

Systematic practical and theoretical introduction to the Russian sound system.

Prerequisites & Notes: RUSS 201
Credits: 2
Grade Mode: Letter​

RUSS 300 - Directed Independent Study

An individualized course of study not available through or replacing existing curriculum, to be arranged between one matriculating student and sponsoring faculty member. All academic policies and registration deadlines apply. Directed Independent Study courses cannot substitute for General University Requirements and are not eligible for tuition waiver.

Credits: 1-15

EUS 201 - Russian Civilization

Offered every fall.

Survey of the history and culture of the Russian people from the earliest times to the present, with comparisons to other Western societies.

Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: BCGM​

EUS 210 - Nomads of Eurasia

Offered every fall.

Surveys the origins, cultures and languages of the pastoral peoples of Eurasia, including the Mongols, Turks, Arabs, peoples of Iran and Afghanistan, as well as the native tribes of Siberia and the North Pacific Rim.

Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: ACGM​

EUS 300 - Directed Independent Study

An individualized course of study not available through or replacing existing curriculum, to be arranged between one matriculating student and sponsoring faculty member. All academic policies and registration deadlines apply. Directed Independent Study courses cannot substitute for General University Requirements and are not eligible for tuition waiver.

Credits: 1-15

EUS 400 - Directed Independent Study

An individualized course of study not available through or replacing existing curriculum, to be arranged between one matriculating student and sponsoring faculty member. All academic policies and registration deadlines apply. Directed Independent Study courses cannot substitute for General University Requirements and are not eligible for tuition waiver.

Credits: 1-15

EUS 450 - Topics in Eurasian Studies

Variable topics in Eurasian Studies, including folklore, linguistics, area studies. Repeatable for credit.

Prerequisites & Notes: EUS 201 or EUS 210 or instructor permission
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Letter