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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Course Descriptions

RUSSIAN

RUSS-101 Elementary Russian I
4 Credits (Humanities Core)

In this foundational course, students will apply four language skills – listening, speaking, writing, and reading – in order to be able to communicate at a basic level by exchanging, interpreting, and presenting information; to compare Russian-speaking cultures’ practices, perspectives, and products to students’ own cultures; to connect the Russian language to other relevant disciplines; and to begin using the Russian language outside of the classroom in limited contexts. Content and supporting language structures and vocabulary will be theme-based, with outcomes measured in a variety of ways, including task-based activities that support effective communication around the theme. (4 hours weekly)

RUSS-102 Elementary Russian II
4 Credits (Humanities Core)

In this second-semester foundational course, students will advance their ability to apply four language skills – listening, speaking, writing, and reading – in order to expand their ability to communicate at a basic level by  exchanging,  interpreting, and presenting  information; to compare Russian-speaking cultures’ practices, perspectives, and products to students’ own cultures; to connect  the Russian language to other relevant  disciplines; and to expand their use of the Russian language outside of the classroom in limited contexts. Content and supporting language structures and vocabulary that support it will be theme-based, with outcomes measured in a variety of ways, including task-based activities that support effective communication around the theme. (4 hours weekly)

RUSS-201 Intermediate Russian I
4 Credits (Humanities Core)

In this first intermediate-level course, students will further advance their ability to apply four language skills – listening, speaking, writing, and reading – in order to refine their ability to communicate at a intermediate level by  exchanging, interpreting, and presenting  information in multiple tenses and contexts; to deepen the comparisons of Russian-speaking cultures’ practices, perspectives, and products to students’ own cultures; to connect  the Russian language to other relevant  disciplines; and to expand their use of the Russian language outside of the classroom in a variety of contexts. Content and supporting language structures and vocabulary will be theme-based, with outcomes measured in a variety of ways, including task-based activities that support effective communication around the theme. (4 hours weekly)

RUSS-202 Intermediate Russian II
4 Credits (Humanities Core)

In this second intermediate-level course, students will greatly advance their ability to apply four language skills – listening, speaking, writing, and reading – in order to further refine and expand their ability to communicate at a intermediate level by  exchanging, interpreting, and presenting  information in complex structures  and contexts; to deepen further the comparisons of Russian-speaking cultures’ practices, perspectives, and products to students’ own cultures; to connect  the Russian language to other relevant  disciplines and current topics; and to expand their use of the Russian language outside of the classroom in a variety of complex contexts. Content and supporting language structures and vocabulary will be theme-based, with outcomes measured in a variety of ways, including task-based activities that support effective communication around the theme. (4 hours weekly)

RUSS-203 Advanced Intermediate Russian I
4 Credits (Humanities Core)

In this literature-based, intermediate course, students will further develop skills in reading, comprehending, speaking, and writing. Grammatical concepts introduced in elementary and intermediate classes will be re-examined with the intension of expending them for use in conversation as well as in expressing ideas in writing in the form of a short essay. Content of the course will be determined by the literary works such as classical and contemporary short stories, folk tales, and poems by prominent Russian poets. Students will apply their speaking skills in conversations about the above literary works and presentations. (4 hours weekly)

RUSS-210 Russian Film
3 Credits (Arts/Humanities Core)

This course is an interdisciplinary study of Russian society and culture through the medium of film. The aim of the course is to show the interconnection between artistic expression and the historical, social, and cultural realities within Russia from the 1920s to the present. (3 hours weekly) NOTE: Also listed as FILM-210.


hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial PLanning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG 
Geology - GEOL 
German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Photonics - PHOT
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST