Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures (SLAV)

Subject Number Title Hours Catalog Description General Education Category
SLAV 101 Elementary Serbian I 4 hours. Phonetics, introductory grammar and reading. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): For students who have had no formal work in Serbian. 
SLAV 102 Elementary Serbian II 4 hours. Continues SLAV 101. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): SLAV 101 or the equivalent. 
SLAV 103 Intermediate Serbian I 4 hours. Continues SLAV 102. Prerequisite(s): SLAV 102 or the equivalent. 
SLAV 104 Intermediate Serbian II 4 hours. Continues SLAV 103. Prerequisite(s): SLAV 103 or the equivalent. 
SLAV 111 Elementary Ukrainian I 4 hours. Phonetics, introductory grammar, and reading. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s):  For students who have had no formal work in Ukrainian. 
SLAV 112 Elementary Ukrainian II 4 hours. Continues SLAV 111. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): SLAV 111 or the equivalent. 
SLAV 113 Intermediate Ukrainian I 4 hours. Continues SLAV 112. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): SLAV 112 or the equivalent. 
SLAV 114 Intermediate Ukrainian II 4 hours. Continues SLAV 113. Four additional half hours each week in the language laboratory. Prerequisite(s): SLAV 113 or the equivalent. 
SLAV 115 Serbian Culture 3 hours. Development of Serbian culture and thought from earliest times to the present: intellectual currents, art, architecture, literary landmarks, traditional ethics, and society.  World Cultures course.
SLAV 116 Old Slavic and Ukrainian Folklore and Mythology 3 hours. The mythology and folklore of the Ukrainian culture and its close interrelationship with other Old Slavic mythologies and folklores.  World Cultures course.
SLAV 219 Serbian Folklore and Folk Mythology 3 hours. Serbian folk tales, epic and lyric poetry and related traditional beliefs, customs and ethical norms. Taught in English.  World Cultures course.
SLAV 222 Modern Serbian Literature 3 hours. Serbian literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or consent of the instructor.  Creative Arts, and World Cultures course.
SLAV 301 Serbian Composition and Conversation I 3 hours. Composition and conversation, systematic grammar, vocabulary development and aural comprehension. Prerequisite(s): SLAV 104 or the equivalent. 
SLAV 302 Serbian Composition and Conversation II 3 hours. Continues SLAV 301. Prerequisite(s): SLAV 301 or the equivalent. 
SLAV 324 Writing About Literature 3 hours. Content and form of literary essay. Selected Slavic literary masterworks analyzed from ethical, structural, historical/sociological and psychological points of view. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing. 
SLAV 399 Independent Study 1 TO 3 hours. Investigation of special problems under the general direction of a staff member. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing, consent of the instructor and the head of the department. 
SLAV 405 Problems in Slavic Grammars 3 OR 4 hours. Systematic review of important topics in grammar and syntax. Content varies. Required for department undergraduate majors in Slavic programs. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated up to 2 time(s). Prerequisite(s): RUSS 302 or POL 302 or SLAV 302 or the equivalent. 
SLAV 410 Structure of Modern Serbian 3 OR 4 hours. A synchronic linguistic analysis of Serbian phonology and morphology, with fundamentals of syntax. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): SLAV 104 or the equivalent or consent of the instructor. 
SLAV 460 Studies in East European Literatures and Culture 3 OR 4 hours. Study of a topic, author, genre, or movement. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated up to 2 time(s). Prerequisite(s): 24 hours of Slavic or Baltic or consent of the instructor. 
SLAV 470 Educational Practice with Seminar I 6 hours. The first half of a two-segment sequence of practice teaching, including seminar, to meet certification requirements for teaching in grades six through twelve. Graduate credit only with approval of the department. Prerequisite(s): Good academic standing in a teacher education program, completion of 100 clock hours of pre-student-teaching field experiences, and approval of the department. 
SLAV 471 Educational Practice with Seminar II 6 hours. The second half of a two-segment sequence of practice teaching, including seminar, to meet certification requirements for teaching in grades six through twelve. Graduate credit only with approval of the department. Prerequisite(s): Good academic standing in a teacher education program, completion of 100 clock hours of pre-student-teaching field experiences, credit or concurrent registration in SLAV 470, and approval of the department. 
SLAV 499 Independent Study 1 TO 4 hours. Investigation of special problems under the general direction of a staff member. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Graduate students may register for more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Senior or graduate standing, consent of the instructor and the head of the department.