BCRS 204 Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I
Second-year language course. Further development of communicative and cultural competencies with a content-based, interactive approach. Students develop the ability to understand and produce short written and spoken texts in BCS through engagement with a variety of authentic materials representative of cultural diversity of the studied area. They contrast and compare features of individual BCS-speaking countries and their cultures as well as differing aspects of B/C/S and American life, culture, and values. Prerequisite: BCRS 108 or permission of the instructor.
If you have turned on a TV set or logged on Twitter lately, you probably have seen a news item on Russia or Ukraine, not to mention countries like Turkey and Iran. From Russian, Polish, Ukrainian, to Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Serbian (BCMS), to Czech, Turkish, Persian/Tajik/Dar/Farsi, to Yiddish, our department offers only critical languages. In fact, the US government classifies these languages as critical for national security interests, and there are a number of federal scholarships that you can apply for to study them.
The study of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia studying their languages and cultures gives you a different perspective on the world we live in and allows you to pursue in demand professional opportunities in business and national security.
The department offers three degrees: the B.A., the M.A., and the Ph.D. The Bachelor of Arts degree program offers fundamental training in language, linguistics, second language acquisition, as well as interdisciplinary studies in the areas of Russia, German-speaking Europe, Eastern Europe, as well as Eurasia.