Spring 2022 Courses
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- For all courses not described below, please refer to the General Catalog course descriptions: https://catalog.ucdavis.edu/courses-subject-code/rus/
RUS 003 Elementary Russian
RUS 006 Intermediate Russian - See flyer below
• Other readings available online
RUS 101C Advanced Russian
Lecture/Discussion—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing. Prerequisite(s): RUS 101B. Continuation of RUS 101B. Topics in Russian grammar for the advanced student. Reading and discussion of journalistic texts and classic and contemporary literature. Conversational exercises utilizing literary and colloquial variants of current Russian speech. GE credit: AH, WC.
RUS 105 Advanced Russian Conversation
Discussion—3 hour(s); Practice—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): RUS 006. Intensive conversational practice and discussion based on current events and contemporary texts.
Russian 140. Dostoevsky (4 units) IN ENGLISH
In this course, we will read and discuss two of Dostoevsky’s major novels: The Idiot and The Brothers Karamazov. We will, however, begin with Dostoevsky’s early unfinished novel Netochka Nezvanova, which the students will finish collectively as their final project of the course after our careful analysis of Dostoevsky’s writing style and character types in The Idiot and The Brothers Karamazov.
Prerequisite: Knowledge of Russian not required.
GE credit (New): Arts & Humanities, World Cultures, and Writing Experience.
Format: Discussion - 3 hours.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky, Netochka Nezvanova, translated by Jane Kentish. Penguin Classics; 1st edition (January 7, 1986).
- Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Idiot, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Vintage; Reprint edition (July 8, 2003).
- Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Vintage Uk (December 31, 1991).