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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


College of Letters and Science


RUSSIAN Russian



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101 First-Semester Russian. 5 cr. U. A systematic introduction to the Russian language.|Prereq: none.
102 Second-Semester Russian. 5 cr. U. Continuation of Russian 101.|Prereq: Russian 101(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).
192 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
197 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
199 Independent Study. 1-4 cr. U. For further information, consult dept chair.|Prereq: soph st, gpa 2.5 or above & writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.
201 Third-Semester Russian. 4 cr. U. Review of grammar; practice in speaking, reading, and translation with integrated laboratory work.|Prereq: Russian 102(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).
202 Fourth-Semester Russian. 4 cr. U. Continuation of Russian 201.|Prereq: Russian 201(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (12 retro cr).
210 Russian Literacy for Native and Heritage Speakers. 4 cr. U. Fundamentals of written Russian for native and heritage speakers: alphabet, orthography, grammar, style. Designed to develop language skills at the level of fourth-semester Russian.|Open only to native and heritage speakers of Russian with little or no formal schooling in the former Soviet Union. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (12 retro cr). Prereq: none.
213 Grammar for Students of Foreign Languages. 3 cr. U. An introduction to the grammatical concepts useful in studying foreign languages.|Jointly offered with, and may be used to repeat, Classic 213, English 213, French 213, German 213, Italian 213, Linguis 213, Polish 213, & Spanish 213. Prereq: none.
235 Survey of Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature in Translation. 3 cr. U. Selected major authors representing main trends.|Prereq: none.
236 Survey of Twentieth-Century Russian Literature in Translation. 3 cr. U. Selected pre- and post-revolutionary writers and movements.|Prereq: none. One course in 100-level lit-in-trans or 200-level English lit advisable.
245 Russian Life and Culture. 3 cr. U. Historical survey of Russian cultural patterns: themes, influences, religion, literature, architecture, music, daily life.|No knowledge of Russian req'd. Prereq: none.
277 Russian Discussion Section: 1 or 2 cr. U. Discussion in Russian, designed to broaden perspectives, improve language skills.|Offered in conjunction w/courses in other disciplines (Anthro, Hist, Pol Sci, etc). Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: Russian 202(P) or cons instr.
289 Internship in Russian, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Russian in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Russian; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
310 Advanced Russian Reading and Conversation: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Development of advanced reading, speaking, and writing skills. Readings and films focus on Russian life and culture. Topic varies each semester.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Russian 202(P), 210(P), or cons instr. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro crs).
311 Contemporary Russian Language: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Development of practical communication skills. Focus varies each semester.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Russian 202(P), 210(P), or cons instr. Generates L&S cr for demonstrated equiv preparation (16 retro crs).
350 Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy in Translation: Major Works. 3 cr. U. Close readings of the masterworks of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky in historical context; consideration of their impact on Russian and Western art and social thought.|No knowledge of Russian req'd. Prereq: jr st.
360 Bulgakov, Pasternak and Solzhenitsyn in Translation. 3 cr. U. Reading and discussion of the major works of three outstanding Russian writers of the 20th century, two of them recent controversial Nobel prize winners.|Prereq: 5 crs in lit-in-trans and/or 200-level English lit courses.
391 Russian Literature and Culture in Translation: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Topics on Russian literature and culture in their historical and cultural contexts. Influences in modern Russian culture.|To count toward the Russian major or minor, coursework must be done in Russian. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.
397 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
419 Introduction to Translation: Russian to English. 3 cr. U. Translation process as combination of linguistic, cultural, ethical, and logistic challenges; translation strategies for business, media, academic, legal, commercial, medical, technical, and popular culture documents.|Prereq: jr st; grade of B or better in 300-level or above Russian language course.
489 Internship in Russian, Upper Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of advanced principles of Russian in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Russian; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
499 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
597 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
697 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
699 Supervised Individual Reading. 1-6 cr. U. Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Slavic Lang faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Slavic Lang prog coord.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

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