Tree LIbrary Box Moscow

To learn more about the FLL – Russian Specialization, please contact the Undergraduate Coordinator:

Dr. Galina Rylkova
Room 256 Dauer Hall
(352) 273-3792
grylkova@ufl.edu

  • Regular office hours:

– Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday; 12:50 pm to 1:40 pm.

  • Extended office hours:

-Thursday, August 17: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

-August 21-25: Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday 12:50 pm to 1:40 pm

For career opportunities in Russian, please read the Russian Studies alums’ stories

Required Preparatory Courses

  • RUS 1130 Introduction to Russian Language and Culture 1 (5 credits)
  • RUS 1131 Introduction to Russian Language and Culture 2 (5 credits)
  • RUS 2220 Intermediate Russian 1 (4 credits)
  • RUS 3400 Intermediate Russian 2 (4 credits)

REQUIRED COURSES FOR THE MAJOR

I. ADVANCED LANGUAGE COURSES (6 credits):

  • RUS 4930 Advanced Russian 1
  • RUS 4930 Advanced Russian 2

II. ADVANCED ELECTIVE COURSES FOR THE MAJOR

ADVANCED ELECTIVES (18 credits distributed as follows):

1. Language, Literature, Culture in Russian (9 credits with at least one course at 4000 level):

  • RUS 3240 Oral Practice in Russian (3 credits)
  • RUS 4300 Advanced Grammar & Composition (3 credits)
  • RUS 4411 Advanced Oral Practice (3 credits)
  • RUS 4501 Russian Studies Research Seminar (3 credits)
  • RUS 4502 Language & Culture of Russian Business World (3 credits)
  • RUS 4503 Theory and Practice of Russian-English Translation 1 (3 credits)
  • RUS 4504 Theory and Practice of Russian-English Translation 2 (3 credits)
  • RUS 4700 Structure of Russian Language (3 credits)
  • RUS 4780 Corrective Phonetics and Intonation (3 credits)
  • RUS 4905 Individual Work (3 credit max.)
  • RUS 4930 Special Topics in Russian
  • RUW 3100 Reading Russian Press
  • RUW 3101 Reading Russian Lit. (3 credits)
  • RUW 4301 Russian Drama and Poetry (3 credits)
  • RUW 4341 Russian Media Culture (3 credits)
  • RUW 4370 Russian Short Prose (3 credits)
  • RUW 4630 Reading Eugene Onegin: Pushkin & Nabokov (3 credits)
  • RUW 4932 Selected Readings in Russian (1-3 credits)

Russian Literature and Culture in English (9 credits with at least one course at 4000 level):

  • RUT 3101 Russian Masterpieces (3 credits)
  • RUT 3441 Tolstoy and Dostoevsky (3 credits)
  • RUT 3442 Themes from Russian Literature (3 credits)
  • RUT 3452 Russian Literature of the Twentieth Century (3 credits)
  • RUT 3500 Russian Cultural Heritage (3 credits)
  • RUT 3501 Cont. Russian Culture and Society (3 credits)
  • RUT 3503 Violence and Terror in Russian Experience (3 credits)
  • RUT 3504 Russia Today (3 credits)
  • RUT 3514 Russian Fairy Tales (3 credits)
  • RUT 3530 Russia’s Struggle with Nature (3 credits)
  • RUT 3600 20th through Slavic Eyes (3 credits)
  • RUT 3930 Variable Topics in Russian (1-3 credits)
  • RUT 4440 Pushkin and Gogol (3 credits)
  • RUT 4450 Russian Modernism (3 credits)
  • RUT 4930 Variable Topics in Russian (1-3 credits)

III. CRITICAL CONCENTRATION (9 credits from ONE of the following concentrations):

  1. Intensive Area Studies: Russian (Recommended for those planning to pursue careers requiring advanced level skills in Russian or graduate work in Russian Studies). *Although courses may appear in more than one group they may be counted toward only one group.   
RUS 3240 Oral Practice in Russian (3 credits)

RUS 4300 Advanced Grammar & Composition (3 credits)

RUS 4411 Advanced Oral Practice (3 credits)

RUS 4501 Russian Studies Research Seminar (3 credits)

RUS 4502 Language & Culture of Russian Business World (3 credits)

RUS 4503 Theory & Practice of Russian-English Translation 1 (3 credits)

RUS 4504 Theory & Practice of Russian-English Translation 2 (3 credits)

RUS 4700 Structure of Russian Language (3 credits)

RUS 4780 Corrective Phonetics & Intonation (3 credits)

RUW 3100 Reading Russian Press (3 credits)

RUW 3101 Reading Russian Lit. (3 credits)

RUW 4301 Russian Drama & Poetry (3 credits)

RUW 4341 Russian Media Culture (3 credits)

RUW 4370 Russian Short Prose (3 credits)

RUW 4630 Reading Eugene Onegin: Pushkin & Nabokov (3 credits)

RUW 4932 Selected Readings Russian (3 credits)

  1. Comparative Cultural Studies
ABT 3500 Arabic Culture (3 credits)

ARA 3510 The Arab Woman (3 credits)

CHT 3500 Chinese Culture (3 credits)

CHT 3513 Taoism & Chinese Culture (3 credits)

CZT 3564 Modern Czech Culture & Society (3 credits)

FRT 3004 Monuments & Masterpieces of France (3 credits)

FRT 3561 Women in French Lit/Cinema (3-4 credits)

GET 3003 German Culture & Civilization 1 (3 credits)

GET 3004 Modern German Culture & Civilization (3 credits)

HAI 3930 Haitian Culture & Society (3 credits)

HAT 3503 Haitian Culture & Literature (3 credits)

HAT 3564 Haitian Culture & Society (3 credits)

ITT 3540 Crime Fiction & Film in Italy (3 credits)

ITT 3700 Italian Perspectives on Holocaust (3 credits)

ITT 3930 Special Topics in Italian (3 credits)

JPT 3500 Japanese Culture (3 credits)

JPT 4502 Japanese Folklore (3 credits)

PLT 3504 19th c. Polish Culture & Society (3 credits)

PLT 3564 Modern Polish Culture & Society (3 credits)

RUT 3500 Russian Cultural Heritage (3 credits)

RUT 3501 Cont. Russian Culture & Society (3 credits)

RUT 3503 Violence & Terror in Russian Experience (3 credits)

RUT 3504 Russia Today (3 credits)

RUT 3530 Russia’s Struggle with Nature (3 credits)

RUT 3600 20th Century through Slavic Eyes (3 credits)

VTT 3500 Vietnamese Culture (3 credits)

YOT 3500 Yoruba Diaspora in New World (3 credits)

  1. Film and Visual Culture
CHI 4930 Special Topics in Chinese (3 credits)

CHT 3391 Chinese Film and Media (4 credits)

CZT 3520 Modern Czech Cinema (4 credits)

FRT 3520 French Cinema (4 credits)

FRT 3561 Women in French Lit/Cinema (3-4 credits)

FRT 4523 Euro Identities, Euro Cinema (4 credits)

GET 3520 Early German Cinema (4 credits)

GET 3580 War in Lit/Visual Media (3 credits)

GET 3581 Lit and Arts of the Holocaust (3 credits)

GET 4291 Women and German Cinema (4 credits)

GET 4293 New German Cinema (4 credits)

GET 4930 Variable Topics in German (3 credits)

HBR 4930 Special Topics (3 credits)

ITT 3521 Italian Cinema (4 credits)

ITT 3540 Crime Fiction & Film in Italy (3 credits)

ITT 3541 Italian Mafia Movies (3 credits)

ITT 3930 Special Topics in Italian (3 credits)

JPN 4930 Special Topics in Japanese (3 credits)

JPT 3391 Intro to Japanese Film (4 credits)

PLT 3520 Polish Cinema (4 credits)

SSA 4930 Special Topics: African Film (3 credits) 

  1. Literary Studies
ABT 3130 Arabic Literary Heritage (3 credits)

CHI 4930 Special Topics in Chinese (3 credits)

CHT 3110 Chinese Literary Heritage (3 credits)

CHT 3123 Pre-modern Chinese Fiction (3 credits)

CHT 3124 Modern Chinese Fiction (3 credits)

CHT 4111 Dream of the Red Chamber (3 credits)

CHT 4122 Religious Dimensions of Late Imperial Chinese Literature (3 credits)

CHT 4603 Journey to the West (3 credits)

FRT 3004 Monuments & Masterpieces of France   (3 credits)

FRT 3561 Women in French Lit/Cinema (3-4 credits)

GET 3200 Literature of Knighthood (3 credits)

GET 3501 History, Literature, Arts of Berlin (3 credits)

GET 3580 War in Lit/Visual Media (3 credits)

GET 3581 Lit and Arts of the Holocaust (3 credits)

GET 4930 Variable Topics in German (3 credits)

HAT 3503 Haitian Culture & Lit. in Translation (3 credits)

HBR 4930 Special Topics in Hebrew (3 credits)

HBT 3223 Identity/Dissent in Hebrew Short Story (3 credits)

HBT 3233 Israeli History & Cont. Novel (3 credits)

HBT 3562 Jews & Arabs in Mod. Hebrew Fiction (3 credits)

HBT 3563 Women in Mod. Hebrew Fiction (3 credits)

HBT 3564 Motherhood Mod. Hebrew Lit. (3 credits)

ITT 3431 Italy & Pilgrimages (3 credits)

ITT 3540 Crime Fiction & Film in Italy (3 credits)

ITT 3700 Italian Perspectives Holocaust (3 credits)

ITT 3930 Special Topics Italian (3 credits)

JPT 3100 Tales of Kyoto (3 credits)

JPT 3120 Modern Japanese Fiction in Translation (3 credits)

JPT 3121 Contemporary Japanese Lit.: Postwar to Postmodern (3 credits)

JPT 3140 Modern Women Writers (3 credits)

JPT 3150 Classical Japanese Poetry (3 credits)

JPT 3300 Samurai War Tales (3 credits)

JPT 4130 Tale of Genji (3 credits)

JPT 4502 Japanese Folklore (3 credits)

PLT 3930 Special Topics in Polish (3 credits)

RUT 3101 Russian Masterpieces (3 credits)

RUT 3441 Tolstoy & Dostoevsky (3 credits)

RUT 3442 Themes from Russian Lit. (3 credits)

RUT 3452 20th c. Russian Literature (3 credits)

RUT 3503 Violence & Terror in Russian (3 credits)

RUT 3514 Russian Fairy Tales (3 credits)

RUT 3530 Russia’s Struggle with Nature (3 credits)

RUT 3600 20th c. Slavic Eyes (3 credits)

RUT 3930 Variable Topics Russian (3 credits)

RUT 4440 Pushkin & Gogol (3 credits)

RUT 4450 Russian Modernism (3 credits)

SST 4502 African Oral Literatures (3 credits)

SSW 3303 Swahili Oral Literatures (3 credits)

SSW 4713 African Women Writers (3 credits)

YOR 4502 Yoruba Oral Literatures (3 credits)

  1. Medieval and Early Modern Studies
CHT 4122 Religious Dimensions of Late Imperial China (3 credits)

GET 3200 Literature of Knighthood (3 credits)

ITT 3431 Italy and Pilgrimages (3 credits)

JPT 3300 Samurai War Tales (3 credits)

MEM 3003 Intro to Medieval World (3 credits)

MEM 3300 Castles and Cloisters (3 credits)

MEM 3301 Palaces and Cities (3 credits)

MEM 3730 Studies in Holy Roman Empire (3 credits)

MEM 3805 Research Methods in Medieval & Early Modern (3 credits)

MEM 3931 Topics Medieval & Early Modern (3 credits)