Missouri State University

Modern & Classical Languages (MCL)Department of Modern and Classical Languages

Russian

Why study Russian at Missouri State University?

  • Our well-educated, expert faculty provides you with a learning experience that can sharpen your speaking, writing, and conversation skills in Russian.
  • Smaller class sizes mean you get to know your teachers – many of whom hold PhDs – and can get focused, one-on-one attention from them.
  • Knowing Russian can help you land exciting jobs in a variety of fields.
  • Studying Russian will prepare you to pursue graduate studies.

Missouri State University offers the following courses in Russian:

Russian (RUS) courses

  • RUS 101 Elementary Russian I

    Essentials of grammar through aural-oral practice, dictation, reading, and writing. Course conducted in Russian as far as practicable.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • RUS 102 Elementary Russian II

    Prerequisite: C or better in RUS 101.

    Continuation of RUS 101.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • RUS 201 Intermediate Russian I

    Prerequisite: C or better in RUS 102.

    Continuation of RUS 102 with emphasis on reading, conversation, and an introduction to Russian History and culture.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • RUS 202 Intermediate Russian II

    Prerequisite: C or better in RUS 201.

    Continuation of RUS 201 with emphasis on reading, conversation, history, and culture.

    Credit hours:
    3
    Lecture contact hours:
    3
    Lab contact hours:
    0

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • RUS 297 Special Topics in Russian

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department head.

    Topics of selected interest in Russian studies, including travel-courses to Russian speaking countries. The specific subject matter and/or international component may change from semester to semester according to resources and demand. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of 6 hours. Variable content course.

    Credit hours:
    1-6
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings

  • RUS 498 Seminar Course in Russian

    Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department head.

    Supervised independent study in literature, linguistics or other restricted topics. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.

    Credit hours:
    1-3
    Lecture contact hours:
    Lab contact hours:

    Typically offered: Upon demand

    Projected offerings