Introduction to Russian Culture
College of Liberal Arts
Diverse cultural, historical, and socio-political features of Russian speaking cultures and basic Russian through film and music. Taught mainly in English. This course augments 101 and 102 and is especially recommended for students who want more contact with the modern culture and less emphasis on language.
Goals and Diversity
MN Goal Course
MN Goal Designation(s)
Learn and appreciate the cultural and ethnic diversity of the Russian Federation.
Learn ethnicities and languages spoken in Russia, in addition to Russian, and of the contemporary problems within this multinational country.
Learn the cultural specificity of the Slavic world and of the role Russia plays within it.
Learn the geographical features of Russia and of the cultural effects of those features.
Learn the Cyrillic alphabet and main grammatical structures of the Russian language.