Texas Common Number
RUSS 1411
Course Number Course Title Semester Day & Time Instructor Course Fee Register
RUS 406 First-Year Russian I Fall 2024 W 11:00AM - 12:00PM Evgenia Wilkins $1,100.00
Course Type
Semester-Based Online
Class Description

Russian 406 is the first of a three-semester online course designed to introduce you to the language and culture of one of the most influential and important regions of the world today, and help you develop functional proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Additionally, you can expect to start learning to navigate the Russian language realm of the Internet, which is truly an entirely other world replete with its own social media, search engines and shopping hotspots.

Course assignments will allow you to work independently a large portion of the time, but you can also expect to work with classmates on various communication activities, including video recording conversations in Russian. Students will meet as a class with the instructor one hour per week in a virtual classroom. 

Date & Location

Meets August 26 - December 9. This course is 100% online and includes live streaming video. Real-time participation is required during scheduled meeting time.

Course Materials

No textbook purchase is required for this course. All readings are available in Canvas.

Technical Requirements

Reliable internet connection (wired connection is recommended for synchronous interactions and video recordings). A computer with webcam, microphone and headphones.

Official UT Austin Course Description

Emphasis on four-skills proficiency: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Class Prerequisites


Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.


No refunds after 08/29/2024.