RUSS 1550    Elementary Russian    4 s.h.

Intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in Russian. Geography and daily life, as well as appreciation of the culture of its speakers, are studied. Student should achieve a novice-high level of proficiency. Assignments in the Language Learning and Resource Center (LLRC). Grading is ABC/NC.

RUSS 2600    Intermediate Russian    4 s.h.

Intensive training in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in Russian; knowledge of geography and daily life as well as appreciation of the culture of Russian speakers. Assignments in the Language Learning and Research Center (LLRC).
Prereq.: Placement test or RUSS 1550.

RUSS 2605    Advanced Intermediate Russian 1    3 s.h.

Russian phonetics and conversation. Focus on sounds, intonation, and forms of speech etiquette.
Prereq.: Placement test or RUSS 2600.

RUSS 2606    Advanced Intermediate Russian 2    3 s.h.

Reading and listening. Focus on morphology and syntax. Topics will vary according to the student's major area of interest. May be repeated if topic is different.
Prereq.: Placement test or RUSS 2605.

RUSS 3700    Directed Study in Russian    1-3 s.h.

Reading or independent language study work relating to the students' major. May be repeated up to a total of 6 s.h.
Prereq.: RUSS 2605.

RUSS 3799    Study Abroad in Russian    1-15 s.h.

An individually-arranged program of foreign study in the Russian language. Programs can be of two general types: (1) trips or residential programs sponsored by consortial universities, and (2) independent academic coursework through institutions with which YSU does not have a consortial agreement. A written statement detailing the student's academic plan must be approved by a member of the Russian faculty, the chair of Foreign Languages and the dean of CLASS prior to the trip. May be repeated up to a total of 15 s.h., if specific course content changes. Note: study abroad generally requires about one year's advance planning.
Prereq.: Sophomore status and approval of the chair of Foreign Languages.