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RCLS: Recreation and Leisure Studies

2000. Foundations of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Studies (3) (F,S,SS)
Social, cultural, historical, psychological, environmental, and economic foundations of the recreation, parks, and tourism professions. Issues related to healthy living for diverse populations.
2400. Adventure-Based Program Leadership (3)
Adventure program facilitation for diverse groups. Includes adventure-based games, ground-based initiatives, and adventure elements.
2600. Outdoor Recreation Activities (3)
Knowledge and skills related to outdoor recreation activities for lifetime leisure skill development. Choose two areas: backpacking, sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking, caving, surfing, or canoeing. Three field trips required. Requires additional fees. May be repeated up to 6 s.h. with different skills areas by permission of instructor.
2601. Leisure in Society (3) (F,S,SS) (FC:SO)
Introduces concept of leisure from historical, socio-cultural, and individual perspectives.
3003. Recreation and Event Programming (3) (F,S)
P: Declared RT or RPM major or minor; P/C: RCLS 2000 or 2601; C: RCLS 3004. Comprehensive, recreational program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
3004. Recreation Programming Experience (1) (SL) (F,S)
P: Declared RT or RPM major or minor; P/C: RCLS 2000 or 2601; C: RCLS 3003. Comprehensive program planning, implementation and evaluation.
3104. Public and Non-Profit Recreation (3) (F)
P: RCLS 2000 or consent of instructor; P/C: RCLS 3003, 3004. Role, scope, and function of public and nonprofit recreation agencies. Focus on legal foundations, fiscal, personnel, and program management.
3110. Facility Management (3) (F)
P: Declared RCLS major or minor; RCLS 2000. Knowledge and skills necessary to supervise, develop, maintain, and operate leisure areas and facilities.
3120. Commercial Recreation and Tourism (3) (S)
Nature and function of commercial recreation agencies and tourism industry. Historical development, components, management, economic impacts, and entrepreneurship.
3131. Recreation for Diverse Populations (3) (F)
Exploration and understanding of the planning and provision of inclusive recreation services for all people.
3180. Experience Preplacement Seminar (1)
P: Declared RPM major or minor; RCLS 2000. Purpose and objectives of required summer work experience, RCLS 3190. Utilization of resources to identify and obtain quality work experience.
3190. Work Experience through Community/Commercial Recreation Agencies (2)
180 hours of supervised work experience. P: Declared RPM major or minor; minimum 2.0 GPA; RCLS 3003, 3004, 3180; consent of advisor. Exposure to community/commercial recreation agencies.
3300. Outdoor Recreation Programming (3) (S)
Principles and practices of leadership and management in outdoor recreation programs. Weekend field trip and additional fees required.
3301. Recreational Interpretation of Cultural and Natural Resources (3) (3)
Theory and practice in communication and education in parks and other recreation settings.
3500. Recreation Leadership and Group Process (2) (S)
C: RCLS 3501. Skills and processes for planning, leading, and motivating groups engaged in recreation programs.
3501. Recreation Leadership and Group Process Lab (1) (S)
C: RCLS 3500. Students practice skills and processes for planning, leading, and motivating groups engaged in recreation programs.
4000. Research Methods and Techniques (3) (F,S)
P: Declared RT major or RPM major or minor; RCLS 3003, 3004. Understanding, interpreting, and applying research in leisure studies.
4002. Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration (3) (S)
P: RCLS 3003, 3004. Personnel management, finance, partnerships, budgeting, marketing, and legal issues in recreation, parks and tourism professions.
4004. Philosophical and Theoretical Issues in Leisure (3) (WI) (F,S)
P: Declared RT or RPM major or minor; RCLS 3003, 3004. Philosophical and societal views of leisure and the impacts those views have on professional practice.
4111. Recreation and Park Planning (4) (S)
P: RCLS 3003, 3004; or consent of instructor. Preparation of a comprehensive recreation and park master plan including population analysis, needs assessment, evaluation, and recommendations.
4120. Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Marketing (3) (S)
P: RCLS 3003, 3004; or consent of instructor. Developing effective marketing plans for recreation, parks and tourism settings using market analysis, target marketing, and effective communication strategies.
4121. Tourism Planning and Development (3) (F)
P: RCLS 3120 or consent of instructor. Focuses on strategies for planning and developing tourism as an industry within communities and regions. Special emphasis on appropriateness and substainability of tourism development projects.
4122. Case Studies in Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management (3) (F)
P: RCLS 3003, 3004; or consent of instructor. Application of management principles, process and techniques to contemporary issues in service delivery systems.
4123. Study Abroad in International Sustainability (6) (SS)
Sustainable management of natural and cultural resources in international settings.
4124. Study Abroad in Sustainable Tourism (3) (SS)
Sustainable tourism principles and practices that minimize culture loss and environmental impact.
4130. Recreational Sport Programming (3) (F)
P: RCLS 3003, 3004; or consent of instructor. Foundations, support and delivery systems, and desirable practices of recreational sport programming in community, commercial, and educational settings.
4170. Youth Development Organizations and Services (3) (S)
P: PSYC 1000; junior standing. Theory and principles of youth development for out-of-school time programs and recreational services.
4700, 4701, 4702. Independent Study in Recreation (1,2,3) (F,S,SS)
3 hours per week per 1 s.h. credit. May be repeated for credit with change of topic up to 6 s.h. P: RCLS 2000 or consent of instructor. Work with recreation faculty member on project directly related to recreation profession.
4800. Great Smoky Mountains Outdoor Field Experience (3) (S)
Resource management, outdoor programming, administration, and tourism content presented at a consortium. Field trip and additional fees required.
4901. Recreation and Park Management Internship Pre-Placement Seminar (1) (F,S)
To be taken in semester preceding RCLS 4990. P: Declared RPM major; minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; consent of RCLS advisor. Explores purpose and objectives of internship experience. Utilizes resources to identify and obtain quality internship placement. Instruction related to internship academic assignments.
4990. Recreation and Park Management Internship (12) (WI) (F,S,SS)
P: Declared RPM major; RCLS 4901; minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; minimum grade of C (2.0) in all required RCLS courses; successful completion of all other degree requirements and current certification in first aid and CPR. In-depth, 480 hours of practical experience with approved professional recreation, parks, or tourism agency or business. Direct supervision by approved full-time professional.
5100. Aquatic Facility Management (3)
Operation, maintenance, and management of aquatic facilities used for recreation, exercise, therapy, competition, education programs, and other aquatic-related programs.
5111. Recreational Facilities Management (3)
P: RCLS 3104 or 3120 or consent of instructor. Principles and practices of parks and recreational facility management, maintenance, operations, and evaluation.

RCTX: Recreational Therapy

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2230. Recreational Therapy Foundations (3) (F,S)
Introduction to the profession including historical development, theoretical foundations, service delivery models, service settings, treatment process, and outcomes of treatment services.
3202. Camping and Adventure Programming for Individuals with Disabilities (3) (SS)
P: Consent of instructor. Applies camping and outdoor adventure programming interventions for individuals with disabilities. Requires lab and/or field experience under supervision of field supervisor and university instructor.
3240. Disability Survey for Recreational Therapy Services (3) (F,S)
P: Declared RT major or minor; BIOL 2130, 2131 or equivalent; RCLS 2601; P/C: RCTX 2230; or consent of instructor. Etiology, symptomatology, and psychosocial impact of disabling conditions and interventions that facilitate functional outcomes.
3262. Treatment Interventions I (3) (F,S)
P: Declared RT major or minor; RCLS 2601; RCTX 2230; or consent of instructor. Theory and application of evidence-based practice in the use of therapeutic modalities addressing physical outcomes for diverse population groups.
3263. Treatment Interventions II (3) (F,S)
P: Declared RT major or minor; RCLS 2601; RCTX 2230; or consent of instructor. Theory and application of evidence-based practice in the use of therapeutic modalities addressing psychosocial and cognitive outcomes for diverse population groups.
4001. Stress Management: Principles and Practices (3) (S) Same as HLTH 4001
Concepts and theories of stress management in human health.
4210. Introduction to Biofeedback (3)
P: BIOL 2130, 2131 or equivalent; RCTX 3240. Basic principles, history, instrumentation, and intervention techniques, including assessment, treatment, and evaluation processes. Clinical and nonclinical applications.
4211. Biofeedback Lab (1)
P: BIOL 2130, 2131 or equivalent; RCTX 3240; P/C: RCTX 4210. Application of techniques and instrumentation.
4252. Recreational Therapy Leadership and Group Dynamics (3) (F,S)
P: Declared RT major or minor; RCLS 3003, 3004; RCTX 2230, 3240; or consent of instructor. Interpersonal and leadership skills necessary for effective therapeutic relationships and implementation of therapeutic practices.
4254. Assessment and Measurement in Recreational Therapy (3) (F,S) Formerly RCTX 4264
P: Declared RT major or minor; RCLS 3003, 3004; RCTX 2230, 3240; or consent of instructor. Instrument selection and implementation of assessments in the recreational therapy treatment process and the measurement and reporting of treatment outcomes.
4260. Recreational Therapy Senior Practicum (3) (F,S)
36 hours of supervised practical experience, in-class lecture and associated assignments designed for student skill acquisition. P: Declared RT major; RCLS 3003, 3004; RCTX 2230, 3240 or consent of instructor. Practice in aspects of recreational therapy services.
4266. Organization and Management of Recreational Therapy Services (3) (F,S) Formerly RCLS 4266
P: Declared RT major; RCTX 4252, 4254; or consent of instructor. Management functions, methods, and concepts of recreational therapy services in the healthcare industry.
4268. Comprehensive and Individual Treatment Programming in Recreational Therapy (3) (F,S) Formerly RCTX 4250
P: Declared RT major or minor; RCTX 4252, 4254; or consent of instructor. Theory and practice of comprehensive recreational therapy program design and individualized treatment planning.
4900. Recreational Therapy Professional Development (1) (F,S)
P: Declared RT major; RCTX 2230, 3240. Personal evaluation and internship goal development. Utilization of resources to identify and obtain quality internship experiences.
4902. Recreational Therapy Internship Pre-Placement Seminar (1) (F,S)
P: Declared RT major; minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; RCTX 4900; consent of RCTX advisor. Purpose, objectives, and academic expectations of internship. Instruction related to academic assignments and professional credentialing.
4990. Recreational Therapy Internship (12) (WI) (F,S,SS)
P: Senior standing; declared RT major; minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; minimum grade of C (2.0) in all RCLS and RCTX courses; successful completion of all other degree requirements and current certification in First Aid and CPR. In-depth practical experience designed to satisfy the field placement requirements for state licensure as recreational therapist and national certification as certified therapeutic recreation specialist.
5000. Theoretical Foundations of Aquatic Rehabilitation (3) Formerly RCLS 5000
Examines treatment principles in aquatic rehabilitation environment. Develop understanding of benefits, contraindications, and use of aquatic therapy to address needs of participants with specific health conditions.
5001. Applied Techniques in Aquatic Rehabilitation (3) Formerly RCLS 5001
P: RCTX 5000 or consent of instructor. Develop fundamental techniques in aquatic therapy. Additional attention to management of aquatic rehabilitation services.

READ: Reading

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1031. Personalized Reading for Speed and Understanding (1)
1 classroom hour per week plus completion of individualized prescriptions. Not open to students in READ 0092. Individualized to assess and increase students' study skills, reading power, and efficiency.
3204. Fundamentals of Reading (3) (F,S,SS) 
Practicum required. P: ELEM 3250. Development of student’s knowledge of total reading program, including word recognition, comprehension, whole language, developmental reading program, and strategies for teaching reading.
3205. Diagnostic/Prescriptive Teaching of Reading (3) (F,S,SS)
P: READ 3301; C: READ 3206. Diagnosis of individual’s needs, levels of reading, and design of reading programs on basis of group and individual prescriptions.
3206. Practicum in Diagnostic/Prescriptive Teaching of Reading (1) (F,S,SS)
P: READ 3301; C: READ 3205. Diagnostic/prescriptive instruction of child in clinical setting.
3210. Assessment, Design, and Implementation of Elementary Classroom Reading Instruction (3) (F,S,SS)
P: Admission to upper division; READ 3204. Assessment, design, and implementation of instructional reading program in group and whole class settings at primary and intermediate levels.
3211. Practicum in Assessment, Design, and Implementation of Elementary Classroom Reading Instruction (1) (F,S,SS)
3 lab hours per week. P: READ 3301; C: READ 3210. Assessment, design, and implementation of reading instruction at primary and intermediate levels.
3301. Reading Instruction in the Primary Grades (3) (F,S,SS)
Practicum required. Knowledge of a balanced literacy approach in the primary grades.
3302. Reading Instruction in the Intermediate Grades (3) (F,S,SS)
Practicum required. Knowledge of the components of a balanced literacy approach in the intermediate grades.
3990. Teaching Reading in the Content Areas in the Secondary School (2) (F,S,SS)
May receive credit for one of READ 3990, 5317. P: Secondary education and designated K-12 program majors. Knowledge and skills necessary to assure continuing development of student’s reading capabilities.
4532, 4533, 4534. Problems in the Teaching of Reading (1,2,3) (F,S,SS)
May count maximum of 3 s.h. P: Consent of instructor and dept chair. Independent study of problems in teaching of reading.
5312. Improvement of Reading Instruction (3)
May not be taken by students who have had READ 3204. Beginning reading process. Understanding of essential skills. Early detection and remediation of possible reading problems.
5313. Reading Remediation and Practicum (3)
May not be taken by students who have completed READ 3205. P: READ 3204 or 5312. Guidance in designing reading programs on basis of individual and group presentations. Practicum experience in guiding individual and group student activities in reading instructional program.
5316. Applied Phonics (3)
Skill in phonics as one kind of help in identifying written words. Essentials of phonics and linguistically sound approach in methodology.
5317. Reading in the Junior and Senior High School (3)
Lecture and lab. May receive credit for only one of READ 3990, 5317. Knowledge and skills enable prospective junior high and secondary teachers to assess reading levels of students and use methods and materials in keeping with individual interests and needs. Reading capability enhanced through teaching-learning process in each content area.
READ Banked Courses
0092. Remedial Reading (0)
1032. Reading as a Language Process (1)
1033. Reading Skills for Academic Study (1)
1034. Reading for Appreciation and Evaluation (1)
 

REHB: Rehabilitation Studies

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2000. Survey of Community Resources in Rehabilitation and Health Care (3) (SL) (F,S)
3 lecture hours per week and 10 practicum hours per semester. May receive credit for one of HPRO 2000, REHB 2000. Roles and responsibilities of rehabilitation and health care service providers who work with individuals with disabilities. Disability issues and need for teamwork in providing services to achieve rehabilitation goals.
2003. Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Health and Social Problem (3) (F,S)
Origins of alcohol and drug use. Toxicological effects on physical, psychological, and social behavior. Attitudes and responses to use and abuse of alcohol and drugs as derived from historical sources, cross-cultural comparisons, and studies of contemporary chemical use patterns and practices. Etiological theories of addiction. Prevalence and dysfunctional effects on the individual, public health, and social control. Prevention of alcohol and drug abuse.
3000. Introduction to Rehabilitation (3) (F,S,SS)
Introduces the field of rehabilitation with emphasis on rehabilitation counseling.
3010. Case Management in Rehabilitation (3) (WI) (F,S)
P: REHB major. Basic principles of methodology for rehabilitation and social services. Process and ethics of rehabilitation from identification through case termination.
4000. Interviewing Techniques for Health and Rehabilitation Settings (3) (F,S)
P: REHB major. Develops knowledge of interviewing in health and related settings. Patient orientation to medical procedures. Information gathering and responding to patients’ concerns.
4100. Occupational Analysis and Job Placement (3) (F,S)
P: REHB major. Current occupational, vocational, career counseling and career development theories and practices related to people with mental and physical disabilities. Emphasis on occupational analysis, career exploration, and person-centered job-seeking and job-placement activities.
4400. Introduction to Vocational Evaluation (3) (F,SS)
History and definitions of vocational evaluation of individuals who are disabled or disadvantaged. Review of service delivery models in public and private sectors. The relationship between vocational evaluation and career development, work, and labor market. Assessment processes, instruments, and techniques in rehabilitation, education, and social service settings.
4501, 4502, 4503. Independent Study (1,2,3) (F,S,SS)
Per week meeting with instructor. May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: REHB major; consent of instructor. Individualized extension of course/content area of student’s interest. May include selected readings, research, and field experience.
4793. Treatment of Substance Abuse (3) (F,S,SS)
P: ADS minor or consent of instructor; P/C: REHB 2003 or consent of instructor. Etiology and treatment of psychoactive drug abuse. Current drug treatment philosophies, treatment models, roles of various professionals in treating substance abuse and barriers to effective treatment.
4795. Prevention of Substance Abuse (3) (S)
P/C: REHB 2003 or consent of instructor. Issues related to prevention of alcohol and drug abuse as a community health problem. Critical evaluation of various models and philosophies of prevention. Early intervention and secondary prevention models, including employee assistance programs. Exposure to ongoing prevention efforts and strategies. Barriers to prevention programs.
4796. Contemporary Issues for Substance Abuse (3) (F,S,SS)
P: ADS minor or consent of instructor; P/C: REHB 2003 or consent of instructor. Current significant and/or controversial issues in the field of substance abuse.
4993, 4994, 4995, 4996. Rehabilitation Services Internship (3,3,3,3) (WI*) (F,S,SS)
450 hours of supervised clinical field experience in human service agency related to student’s interest and course work preparation. P: REHB major; 2.5 GPA; REHB 3010, 4000; consent of instructor. Roles and functions of program staff who provide direct rehabilitation service.

RELI: Religious Studies

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1000. Introduction to Religious Studies (3) (FC:HU) Formerly RELI 2000
Examination of a variety of human expressions of religiosity and raising questions about how humans have created meaning for themselves through religion. Explores major historical and methodological approaches basic to the study of religion.
1690. World Religions (3) (F,S) (FC:HU) Formerly PHIL 1690
Historical and contemporary expressions of major living religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Taoism.
2400. Religion and Film (3) (FC:HU)
Explores foundational questions of religious belief systems via analysis of selected films.
2500. Study Abroad (6) (SS) (FC:HU)
Includes field experience. P: Consent of instructor. Religion and culture.
2691. Classical Islam (3) (FC:HU) Formerly PHIL 2691
Islam and some of its cultural manifestations during the formative period. Topics covered include early history, basic beliefs and practices, and the Quran.
2692. Buddhism (3) (FC:HU) Formerly PHIL 2692
Buddhism during the formative period. Topics covered include early history, formation of the canon, basic philosophy, initial spread through Asia, and basic practices such as meditation and pilgrimage.
2693. Hinduism (3) (FC:HU)
Exploration of the art, doctrines, history, literature, mythology, and practices throughout the various stages of the religion.
2694. Indigenous Religions (3) (FC:HU)
Concepts of the sacred, individual and group identity, and ritual practices of indigenous religions, such as Native American religions, African traditional religions, and Aboriginal religions of Australia.
2695. Introduction to the Old Testament (3) (F) (FC:HU) Formerly PHIL 1695
History, literature, and religion of ancient Israel.
2696. Introduction to the New Testament (3) (S) (FC:HU) Formerly PHIL 1696
History, literature, and religion of early Christianity.
3000. Motherhood of God in Asian Traditions (3) (FC:SO) Same as ANTH 3009; WOST 3000
Female representation of deities in Eastern traditions, including Hinduism, Mahayana Buddhism, and Taoism. Religious and social impact of such representation.
3113. Archaeology of the Old Testament World (3) (OY) Same as ANTH 3113
P: ANTH 1000 or 2000 or RELI 2695 or consent of instructor. Survey of Bronze and Iron Age cultures of Syria-Palestine, ca. 3500-586 BC/BCE, with emphasis on use of archaeological materials in historical reconstruction.
3114. Archaeology of the New Testament World (3) (OY) Same as ANTH 3114
P: ANTH 1000 or 2000 or RELI 2696 or consent of instructor. Survey of Persian, Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine periods in Syria-Palestine, 539 BC/BCE to 640 AD/CE, with emphasis on use of archaeological materials in historical reconstruction.
3500. Methodology of Religious Studies (3) (WI)
Classic and contemporary theories and methods employed in the academic study of religion.
3600. Greek and Roman Religions (3) (FC:HU) Same as CLAS 3600
Religious ideas, practices, and beliefs from prehistoric Crete to the Roman empire in the time of Plotinus (250 AD), including eastern cults of Isis and Mithras, Judaism and Christianity.
3690. Women and Religion (3) (FC:HU) (WI*) Formerly PHIL 3690
Historical and contemporary situation of women in major religious traditions. Special emphasis on Judaism and Christianity.
3691. Islam in the Modern World (3) (WI*) (FC:HU) Formerly PHIL 3691
Contemporary issues of war and peace, gender issues, fundamentalism, modernity, and religious identity.
3692. Tibetan Religion and Culture (3) (WI*) (FC:HU) Formerly PHIL 3692
Influence of Buddhist and Bon religions on Tibetan culture.
3694. Religions of Africa (3) (WI*) (FC:HU)
Traditional religions of Africa with emphasis on myths, symbols, and rituals, as well as the encounter of these beliefs with Christianity and Islam in Africa and in diaspora.
3698. Mysticism (3) (WI*) (FC:HU) Formerly PHIL 3698
Mystical traditions in various religions. Topics include historical and religious contexts, representative mystics, and classic texts.
3700. Religion and Social Issues (3) (WI) (FC:HU)
Exploration of the religious dimensions of social issues, including social justice, liberation theology, and other themes.
3796. Paul and His Letters (3) (WI) (FC:HU)
P: RELI 2695 or 2696 or consent of instructor. Survey of Paul, his letters, the socio-cultural setting of his communities, and foundational Pauline Christology.
3800. Religion and Violence (3) (WI) (FC:HU)
Classic and contemporary theoretical approaches to the study of religious violence and critical analysis of religious practices, ideologies, and imagery that involve violence and non-violence.
3896. Life and Teachings of Jesus (3) (WI) (FC:HU)
P: RELI 2695 or 2696 or consent of instructor. Survey of Jesus, the first and second century writings about his life and work, and various christological perspectives.
3930. Directed Readings in Religious Studies (3)(WI*) (FC:HU)
May be repeated for maximum of 9 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of RELI co-director. In-depth exploration of topic chosen in consultation with directing professor.
4500. Religious Studies Seminar (3) (WI*) (F)
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor or RELI program director. Selected topics with emphasis on research methods.
4699. Special Topics in Religious Studies (3) (WI*) (FC:HU) Formerly PHIL 4699
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 s.h. with change of topic. P: 6 s.h. in religion or philosophy or consent of instructor. Selected topics in religious studies.
4800. Religious Studies Seminar II (3)
May be repeated for credit with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor or co-director of RELI. Interdisciplinary seminar examines selected topics.
5000. Religious Studies Seminar (3) (WI*)
May be repeated for credit with change of topic. P: Consent of instructor or director of RELI. Interdisciplinary seminar examines selected topics.

RONC: Radiation Oncology

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5370. Biological Effects of Radiation (3) Same as BIOL 5370
P: BIOL 1100, 1101, 1200, 1201; or consent of instructor. Biological effects resulting from interactions of radiation and matter for scientifically and technically oriented students.

RUSI: Russian Studies

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2001. Introduction to Russian Studies: Humanities (3) (FC:HU)
May count toward either the RUSI minor or the foundations curriculum humanities requirement. May receive credit for one of RUSI 2001, 2002, 2003. Introduces Russian culture and civilization. Focus on Russian cultural identity, Russian land and its people, evolution of national and social-cultural values, explored through literature, popular culture, and film.
2002. Introduction to Russian Studies: Social Science (3) (FC:SO)
May count toward either the RUSI minor or the foundations curriculum social sciences requirement. May receive credit for one of RUSI 2001, 2002, 2003. Introduces Russian culture and civilization. Focus on history, economics, politics, and society.
2003. Introduction to Russian Studies: Fine Arts (3) (FC:FA)
May count toward either the RUSI minor or the foundations curriculum fine arts requirement. May receive credit for one of RUSI 2001, 2002, 2003. Introduces Russian culture and civilization. Focus on visual, musical, and/or performing arts in their historical, cultural, and aesthetic contexts.
3011, 3012. Field Study in Russia (3,6)
P: RUSS 1004 or consent of the director. 3011 for 3 s.h.: Minimum of 3 weeks in Russia during summer. 3012 for 6 s.h.: Minimum of 5 weeks in Russia during summer, or 13 weeks during fall or spring study abroad program. Includes field experience, and on-site exploration of literary, cultural, social, historic, economic, political, and/or artistic life of Russia. Work under supervision of ECU faculty member approved by RUSI program director.
3500. Selected Topics in Russian Studies (3)
P: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. Selected topics in Russian history, philosophy, government, society, and civilization, with emphasis on research methods.
3931, 3932, 3933. Directed Readings in Russian Studies (1,2,3)
P: Consent of instructor. Directed study of basic research literature in a field, based on needs and interests of individual Russian Studies student. In-depth exploration of topic chosen in consultation with directing professor.
4000. Senior Seminar in Russian Studies (3)
P: Consent of instructor or RUSI program director. Interdisciplinary capstone course required for minors in Russian studies. Advanced study of Russian culture and civilization, including literature, history, philosophy, politics, and economics, in depth.

RUSS: Russian

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1001. Russian Level I (3)
Lab work. P: No previous study of Russian or placement in RUSS 1001 by Russian placement test. First of four-course sequence. Intensive training in basic skills of writing, reading, speaking, and understanding Russian.
1002. Russian Level II (3)
Lab work. P: RUSS 1001 or placement in 1002 by Russian placement test. Second of four course sequence. Further intensive training in basic skills of Russian language.
1003. Russian Level III (3)
P: RUSS 1002 or placement in 1003 by Russian placement test. Third of four-course sequence. All language skills strengthened. Introduction to texts which enhance study of Russian in cultural context.
1004. Russian Level IV (3)
P: RUSS 1003 or placement in 1004 by Russian placement test. Fourth of four-course sequence. Emphasis on speaking and understanding written and spoken Russian.
2120. Introduction to Russian Culture (3) (FC:HU)
Taught in English. No knowledge of Russian required. May not count toward foreign language requirement. Introduces most significant achievements of Russian culture in their sociohistorical context through study and discussion of important literary texts and other cultural elements.
2700. Special Topics in Russian Studies (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. May not count toward foundations curriculum requirement. May be taught in Russian or English. Selected topics relating to language, literature or culture of Russia (pre-Soviet, Soviet or post-Soviet). Topics may vary.
3220. Nineteenth Century Russian Literature in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
P: RUSS 2120 or consent of instructor. Taught in English. No knowledge of Russian required. Literature of Russia during nineteenth century through study of selected readings in translation.
3221. Twentieth Century Russian Literature in Translation (3) (FC:HU)
P: RUSS 2120 or consent of instructor. Taught in English. No knowledge of Russian required. Literature and culture of Russia and Soviet Union during twentieth century through reading and discussion of significant texts in translation.
3230. Russian and Soviet Film (3) (FC:HU)
P: RUSS 2120 or consent of instructor. Taught in English. No knowledge of Russian required. Introduction to the major Russian and Soviet filmmakers.
3700. Special Topics in Russian Studies (3)
May not count toward foundations curriculum requirement. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 s.h. with change of topic. P: RUSS 2120 or 3220 or 3221 or consent of instructor. Taught in English or Russian. Selected topics relating to literature or culture of Russia (pre-Soviet, Soviet or post-Soviet). Topics may vary.