Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09
Active Learning & Leadership
BB&T Faculty Leadership Fellows
Admission & Readmission
Expenses & Financial Assistance
Advisement, Progression & Support
RCLS: Recreation and Leisure Studies
RCTX: Recreational Therapy
REHB: Rehabilitation Studies
RELI: Religious Studies
RONC: Radiation Oncology
RUSI: Russian Studies
RCLS: Recreation and Leisure Studies
2000. Introduction to Leisure Services (3) (F,S,SS)
Introduces profession of recreation and contemporary leisure services.
2400. Facilitation and Leadership of Adventure-Based Programs (3) (F,S)
10 clock hours of lab. Theory, practice, and delivery of adventure programs.
2600. Outdoor Recreation Activities (3) (F,S)
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. Leisure Programming (3) (F,S)
P: Declared RT major or RPM major or minor; P/C: RCLS 2000; C: RCLS 3004. Expertise in comprehensive, multi-purpose program planning. Design in recreation-serving agencies.
3004. Leisure Programming Laboratory (1) (F,S)
2 lab hours. P: Declared RT major or RPM major or minor; P/C: RCLS 2000; C: RCLS 3003.
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. Inclusive Recreation (3) (F)
Background and understanding of inclusive recreation, planning, and delivery of services.
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 Programming (3) (S)
History of outdoor programming techniques for planning, developing, and administering outdoor programs.
3301. Recreational Interpretation of Cultural and Natural Resources (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. Administration of Leisure Services (3) (S)
P: RCLS 3003, 3004. Role and scope of administrative processes and practices in leisure service agencies.
4004. Philosophical and Current Issues in Leisure (3) (WI*) (F,S)
P: Declared RT major or RPM major or minor; RCLS 3003, 3004. Philosophical concepts and issues of leisure with a focus on current trends and issues in professional leisure service delivery.
4111. Design of Parks and Recreation Facilities (4) (F)
P: RCLS 3104 or 3120 or consent of instructor. Knowledge and skills necessary to prepare a comprehensive recreation and park master plan. Includes completing an inventory of existing recreation and park opportunities, comparison to existing standards, population analysis, needs assessment, evaluation, executive report and action plan which is presented to community or county park board or elected officials.
4120. Leisure Services Marketing (3) (S)
P: RCLS 3104 or 3120 or consent of instructor. Marketing process and skills needed to develop marketing plans.
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 Leisure Management (3) (F)
P: RCLS 3104 or 3120 or consent of instructor. Applies management concepts and techniques to leisure service delivery systems. Case studies, research, and student projects.
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.
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.
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 Internship (12) (WI) (F,S,SS)
P: Senior standing; declared RPM major; RCLS 4901; minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; minimum grade of C in all RCLS courses; successful completion of all other degree requirements and current certification in first aid and CPR. In-depth practical work experience with approved professional agency or business. Direct supervision of 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.
5101. Waterfront Facility Operations (3)
Principles and practices of waterfront facility management, maintenance, and operations.
5111. Recreational Facility Management (3)
P: RCLS 3104 or 3120 or consent of instructor. Principles and practices of parks and recreational facility management, maintenance, operations, and evaluation.
RCLS Banked Courses
1060. Introduction to Sailing (1)
2290, 2291, 2292. Work Experience With Special Populations (2,2,2)
2390, 2391, 2392. Work Experience through Resource Management Agencies (2,2,2)
3000. Group Processes in Leisure Services (2)
3001. Group Processes in Leisure Services Laboratory (1)
3212. Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure Services for Older Adults (3)
3302. Park Design and Management (3)
3303. Wild Land Recreation (3)
4100. Golf and Racquet Sports Facility Operation (4)
4101. Waterfront Facility Operations (3)
4240. Leisure Education in Therapeutic Recreation (3)
4601. Senior Seminar In Recreation (2)
5301. Advanced Interpretation (3)
5600. Trends and Problems in Development of Avocational Coastal and Oceanic Programs (3)
RCTX: Recreational Therapy
2230. Recreational Therapy Foundations (3) (F,S) Formerly RCLS 2230
Overview of therapeutic recreation profession. Historical development, service delivery models, and service settings across health care continuum. Emphasis on recreational therapy, treatment process, and outcomes of treatment services. Professional development and components of professional behavior.
3202. Camping and Adventure Programming for Individuals with Disabilities (3) (SS) Formerly RCLS 3202
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) Formerly RCLS 3240
P: Declared RT major; BIOL 2130, 2131; RCLS 2000; or consent of instructor. Etiology, symptomatology, and characteristics of disabling conditions that limit individual’s independent functioning. Recreational therapy interventions essential to facilitating specific functional outcomes. Adaptive equipment, assistive devices, and programmatic considerations.
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.
4250. Recreational Therapy Program Design (3) (F,S) Formerly RCLS 4250
P: Declared RT major; RCLS 3003, 3004; RCTX 2230, 3240; or consent of instructor. Design process of treatment-oriented programs in RT. Various methods and systems for program delivery. Emphasis on program development and evaluation and treatment process in individual assessment, outcomes, and documentation.
4252. Recreational Therapy Leadership and Group Dynamics (3) (S) Formerly RCLS 4252
P: Declared RT major; RCLS 3003, 3004; RCTX 2230, 3240; or consent of instructor. Interpersonal and leadership skills necessary for development and maintenance of therapeutic relationships and implementation of effective therapeutic practices.
4260. Recreational Therapy Senior Practicum (3) (F,S) Formerly RCLS 4260
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.
4262. Recreational Therapy Interventions and Techniques (3) (F) Formerly RCLS 4262
P: Declared RT major; RCLS 3003, 3004; RCTX 2230, 3240; or consent of instructor. Theory and practice of intervention techniques applicable to different clientele within recreational therapy services. Development of implementation skills in intervention techniques.
4264. Recreational Therapy Assessment, Documentation, and Evaluation (3) (F) Formerly RCLS 4264
P: RCLS 3003, 3004; RCTX 2230, 3240; or consent of instructor. Procedures used in RT treatment process. Emphasis on assessment and documentation process; instrument design, selection, and implementation; and reporting and use of data for treatment planning and program evaluation.
4266. Organization and Management of Recreational Therapy Services (3) (F,S) Formerly RCLS 4266
P: RCLS 3003, 3004; RCTX 2230, 3240; or consent of instructor. Management processes for RT within health care industry. Emphasis on practical concerns related to organization of RT services. Standards of practice, accreditation, personnel supervision, fiscal management, quality improvement, marketing, and public relations.
4902. Recreational Therapy Internship Pre-Placement Seminar (2) (F,S) Formerly RCLS 4902
To be taken in semester preceding RCTX 4990. P: Declared RT major; minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; consent of RCLS advisor. Purpose and objectives of internship experience. Utilization of resources to identify and obtain quality internship placement. Instruction related to internship academic assignments.
4990. Recreational Therapy Internship (12) (WI) (F,S,SS)
P: Senior standing; declared RT major; minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; minimum grade of C 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.
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
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 3204; 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 3204; 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 3204; C: READ 3210. Assessment, design, and implementation of reading instruction at primary and intermediate levels.
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
2000. Survey of Community Resources in Rehabilitation and Health Care (3) (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.
3010. Case Management in Rehabilitation (3) (WI) (S)
P: REHB major or consent of instructor. 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)
P: REHB major. Develops knowledge of interviewing in health and related settings. Patient orientation to medical procedures. Information gathering and responding to patients’ concerns.
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.
4991. Field Practicum in Rehabilitation Studies (3) (F,S,SS)
1 lecture and 8 lab hours per week. P: Senior standing; REHB 3010. On-site experience in community agency involved in some phase of rehabilitation process.
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.
5000. Introduction to Rehabilitation (3) (F,SS)
Entire field of rehabilitation. Emphasis on rehabilitation counseling.
5100, 5101. Occupational Analysis and Career Counseling (3,0) (F,SS)
3 classroom hours per week with additional vocational field experiences. P for nonmajors: consent of instructor. Current occupational, vocational, career counseling and career development theories and practices related to persons with mental and physical disabilities. Emphasis on occupational analysis, career exploration, and person-centered job-seeking and job-placement activities.
5400. Introduction to Vocational Evaluation (3) (F,SS)
P: Graduate or senior standing; consent of instructor or dept chair. History, theory, philosophy, and definitions of vocational evaluation and assessment of individuals who are disabled or disadvantaged. Review of service delivery and self-determination models in public and private sectors. Vocational evaluation and its relationship to career development, work, and labor market. Assessment processes, instruments, and techniques in rehabilitation, education, and social service settings.
5793. Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Addiction (3) (S,SS)
P/C: REHB 2003 or consent of instructor. Sociocultural, psychological, and physiological contributions to alcohol and major drug addictions. Etiological theories of addiction. Philosophies and modalities of treatment including family, individual, and group counseling. Vocational rehabilitation. Detoxification processes, etc. Self-help treatment philosophies. Intervention concepts and strategies; dynamics of motivation; assessment techniques; models for contemporary treatment of addiction within health care system. Roles of various professionals in treating addiction. Barriers to effective application of treatment processes.
5795. Prevention of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (3)
P/C: REHB 2003 or consent of instructor. Various 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.
5796. Contemporary Alcohol/Drug Abuse Issues (3) (F)
P/C: REHB 2003 or consent of instructor. Current significant and/or controversial issues.
RELI: Religious Studies
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.
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 Qur’an.
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 mediation 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 PHIL 1695 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 PHIL 1696 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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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