Russian, Beginning I, II, III


Fall 2013, Winter 2014 and Spring 2014 quarters

Taught by

Russian language


Entry into the winter and spring quarters requires proficiency in Russian language equivalent to the successful completion of Beginning Russian I (for winter) or Beginning Russian II (for spring).  Contact the instructor for an assessment of proficiency.

This year-long course is designed to teach students to read the mysterious looking Cyrillic script, write the unique Russian cursive, construct sentences and express themselves in Russian. Students will immerse themselves in the colorful cultural and historical context provided by authentic text, film, music, and visual arts. Exploring selected works by such literary masters as A. Pushkin, L. Tolstoy, and A. Chekhov, to name a few, students will be able to understand not only the specifics of Russian grammar and vocabulary but also the complexities of Russian character and the Russian way of thinking as documented and preserved by outstanding Russian authors.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 5:30-7:30p Tue/Thu


Buy books for this program through Greener Bookstore.

Online Learning

No Required Online Learning: No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional for students.


Date Revision
May 2nd, 2013 Updated description.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Fall); 4 (Winter); 4 (Spring)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 24


Students may register for this course after their time ticket opens during regular registration.

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 10038

Go to to register for this program.


Accepting New Students

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 20019

Go to to register for this program.


Accepting New Students

Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 30016

Go to to register for this program.

Need Help Finding the Right Program?

Contact Academic Advising for help in answering your questions, planning your future and solving problems.