|CLASS CODE:||RUSS 342||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||LANGUAGE & LETTERS|
|DEPARTMENT:||FOREIGN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||Introduction to Russian culture, literature, art, music, and history. Taught in English.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Russian history and geography and Russian culture, including art, music, literature, and dance.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||-Demonstrate how Russian culture has been influenced by its history, geography, and religion, and how it manifests itself through Russian literature, art, music, and current events.
-Be able to express thoughts more articulately and persuasively in English, and to present their ideas logically, with sound argumentation and strong evidence.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Lecture, discussion, cooperative learning, performance activities, independent research, research papers, readings & worksheets, presentations, in-class checks, mid-term exam, final exam.|
|PREREQUISITES:||English 111 or consent of Instructor.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2002|