Russian Program Overview

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PCC offers a wide range of Russian courses. At the first year level we offer First Year Russian in two formats: as a three quarter, 4-credit series RUS 101, 102, 103, or as a two quarter, 6-credit series RUS 150/151. All RUS 101 courses begin in the fall. RUS 150 begins in the winter.

At the second year level, we offer Second Year Russian as a three quarter 5- credit series RUS 201, 202, 203. This series begins each year in the fall.

The Russian program's 200-level specialty courses focus on Russian culture, film and literature. All are conducted in English to allow for in-depth discussion. Russian Culture RUS 260 and RUS 261 are both 2-credit film courses that examine contemporary Russian social and cultural issues through English-subtitled Russian language films. Great Russian Writers RUS 241 is a 4-credit Russian Literature course that introduces students to the major Russian writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries in English translation.