RUSS110 - Introduction to Russian Culture

General

Prefix

RUSS

Course Number

110

Course ID

00016133

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Description

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.

Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

Yes

MN Goal Designation(s)

06, 08

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Learn and appreciate the cultural and ethnic diversity of the Russian Federation.

Outcome

Learn ethnicities and languages spoken in Russia, in addition to Russian, and of the contemporary problems within this multinational country.

Outcome

Learn the cultural specificity of the Slavic world and of the role Russia plays within it.

Outcome

Learn the geographical features of Russia and of the cultural effects of those features.

Outcome

Learn the Cyrillic alphabet and main grammatical structures of the Russian language.

Course Outline

Course Outline

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Dependencies

No dependencies