Dome interior, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, St. Petersburg, Russia (Creative Commons, Jennifer Boyers)

101. BEGINNING RUSSIAN I 3 cr.
Intensive functional approach to the four language skills in a cultural context. Classroom, multimedia, computer-assisted instruction. For students with little or no previous study of Russian or by placement test. (Fall)

102. BEGINNING RUSSIAN II 3 cr.
Prerequisite: RS 101 or equivalent or by placement test. Amplification of language skills in a cultural context. (Spring)

198. BEGINNING INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr.
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Supervised independent study at the beginning level. May be repeated with a different topic.

199. SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 cr.
Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance. May be repeated with a different topic.

201-202. INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I, II 3 cr. each.
Prerequisite: RS 102 or equivalent or by placement test. Further development of the four language skills for communication in a cultural context; expansion of vocabulary, idiomatic usage, and grammar. RS 201 or equivalent prerequisite to RS 202. (Fall: 201; Spring: 202)

298. INTERMEDIATE INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr.
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Supervised independent study in Russian at the intermediate level. May be repeated with a different topic.

299. SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 cr.
Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance. May be repeated with a different topic.

398. INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr.
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Supervised independent study. May be repeated with a different topic.

399. SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 cr.
Occasional course on a selected topic announced in advance. May be repeated with a different topic.