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990. Term, Semester, or Year in Germany: see Foreign Language Abroad Program and
also Goethe Institute’s web site at

Japanese (JPN)

101-102-103. Beginning Japanese I, II, and III
Essentials of grammar emphasizing skills in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding
Japanese. Classroom activities promote conversational skills. The 101-102 and 103-205
sequences are offered in alternate years. (Language)

205. Topics in Japanese Culture
Continued development of linguistic and cultural competence in Japanese through intensive
engagement with a cultural topic or theme or through interaction with native speakers.
Prerequisite: JPN 103. (Language)

390. Individual Project See Additional Academic Programs, All-College Independent Study
Courses 290/390.

923. Japan Study
An ACM program which offers a year at Waseda University in Tokyo. There are also
opportunities for students from ACM colleges to study Japanese during the summer at Beloit

Russian (RUS)

Major: A minimum of seven course credits in Russian at or above the 300 level, which include
RUS 301, 302 or 303, at least two courses in Russian literature, and RUS 485. A maximum of
two courses in Russian history may be applied toward the major: HIS 321 (Muscovite and
Imperial Russia), 322 (Revolutionary and Soviet Russia), and 323 (Russia from 1941).

Note: A major in Russian Studies is also offered; however, students may not combine a major
in Russian with the interdisciplinary major in Russian Studies.

Teaching Certification: Students who are interested in pursuing K-12 certification to teach
Russian should seek admission to the Teacher Education Program. See the Education
department section for application and certification information (pages 109-111).

Minor: A minimum of five course credits in Russian which include RUS 205, 301, 302, or 303,
and three other Russian courses at or above the 300 level, at least one of which must be a
literature course conducted in Russian. One course in Russian history may be substituted to
count towards the minor: HIS 321 (Muscovite and Imperial Russia), 322 (Revolutionary and
Soviet Russia), or 323 (Russia from 1941).

Note: The Russian minor is not available to students with a Russian Studies major.

Courses taught in Russia: see RUS 384 below.

101-102-103. Beginning Russian I, II, and III
Development of basic languages skills (speaking, reading, listening, writing) and introduction to
culture. Emphasis on practical vocabulary for everyday situations. (Language)

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