UT Austin
Graduate Catalog
1999-2001



CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of Graduate Studies Committees

APPENDIX
Course Abbreviations
 

Chapter 4: Fields of Study

Slavic Languages and Literatures


The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 1999-2000 and 2000-2001; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes that have been made to the courses listed here since this catalog was published.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Czech: CZ

395. Conference Course.
Survey of Czech literature, language, culture, linguistics, history, and politics. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Russian: RUS

380C. Advanced Russian Composition and Conversation I.
Analysis of stylistic characteristics of texts and development of practical stylistic skills in written and spoken Russian. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and three years of Russian.

380D. Advanced Russian Composition and Conversation II.
Analysis of stylistic characteristics of texts and development of practical stylistic skills in written and spoken Russian. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Russian 380C.

380P. Political Russian.
An intermediate course in Russian language for graduate students in the social sciences. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and two years of Russian or the equivalent.

383. Periods in Russian Literature.
Advanced work in selected periods of Russian literature. Sample topics include Old Russian literature, eighteenth-century literature, romanticism, realism, naturalism, symbolism, acmeism, futurism, Soviet realism, and contemporary literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

385. Topics in Russian Linguistics.
Sample topics include Old Russian and the history of the Russian literary language, as well as more specialized topics in synchronic, historical, or applied perspective. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

386. Linguistic Analysis of Contemporary Russian.
Study of the structure of Russian and methods of linguistic analysis. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Phonology.

Topic 2: Morphology.

Topic 3: Syntax.

390. Studies in Slavic Linguistics.
Sample topics include comparative Slavic linguistics; East, West, or South Slavic; Old Church Slavic; and medieval Slavic manuscripts. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

391. Studies in Slavic Literature.
Sample topics include Russian fiction, poetry, drama, comparative Slavic literature, Slavic oral literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

392. Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures other than Russian.
Topics include Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian/Croatian, Slovenian, Czech, Sorbian, Polish, Slovak, Ukrainian, and Belorussian. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

395. Conference Course.
Study of individual problems in Slavic languages. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

397P. Topics in Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy.
Study of topics in applied linguistics related to the teaching of Russian and other Slavic languages. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Russian 397P and 398T may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Russian 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Russian.
Principles and methods of teaching Russian. Analysis of relevant foreign language teaching theories and methodologies, curriculum and curricular materials development for university and secondary school teachers of Russian. Russian 397P and 398T may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and appointment as a teaching assistant.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Russian 399R, 699R, or 999R.

Slavic: SLA

380. Studies in Slavic Culture.
Study of various intellectual, artistic, and social movements in the cultures of the Slavic-speaking countries. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

180K. Proseminar on Slavic Studies.
Introduction to literary study, linguistics, foreign language methodology, area studies, research methods, and library resources. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.



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