Courses

Course Numbering Scheme

0-99 Advanced Placement Credit; House Courses; First-Year Seminars; First-Year Writing; Registrar/Department special purpose
100-199 Introductory-level undergraduate courses; basic skills/activity courses; foundation courses; Focus program courses
200-399 Undergraduate courses above introductory level
400-499 Advanced undergraduate, senior seminars, capstone courses, honors thesis courses
500-699 Graduate courses open to advanced undergraduates
700-999 Graduate only courses (not open to undergraduates)

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
SES106S Gateway Seminar: Cultural Exchange in Continental Asia CZ, CCI, R HISTORY153S, AMES107S, ICS154S
SES190A Duke Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Slavic and Eurasian Studies
SES205FS Language and the Law SS, EI, CZ LINGUIST205FS
SES209FS Geopolitics & Globalization: From Bosnia to Afghanistan CZ, CCI, ALP TURKISH209FS, AMES285FS, CULANTH211FS
SES209S Geopolitics and Globalization: From Bosnia to Afghanistan CZ, CCI, ALP TURKISH209S
SES215FS The Politics of Language SS POLSCI185FS, LINGUIST213FS, ICS228FS
SES240S Around the Bloc: Cold War Culture in the USSR and Eastern Europe SS, EI, CZ, CCI LIT241S, AMI240S, CULANTH259S
SES279FS Turkey: Muslim and Modern SS, CZ, CCI TURKISH279FS, HISTORY239FS, Islamic Studies
SES279S Turkey: Muslim and Modern SS, CZ, CCI TURKISH279S, HISTORY239S
SES288S Trauma and Nostalgia: East European Film in the 21st Century EI, CZ, CCI, ALP POLISH288S, LIT216S, AMI268S, ICS288S
SES290 Special Topics in Slavic and Eurasian Studies
SES290S Special Topics in Slavic and Eurasian Studies
SES320 Sports, Economics and Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe SS, CZ, CCI PUBPOL218
SES342A Between Europe and Asia: The Geopolitics of Istanbul From Occupation To Globalization CZ, CCI TURKISH342A, AMES389A
SES343SA Culture and Politics in Turkey and the Middle East EI, CZ, CCI TURKISH343SA, AMES303SA, POLSCI213SA
SES345S Orhan Pamuk and World Literature EI, CZ, CCI, ALP TURKISH345S, AMES382S, LIT276S, ICS345S, Islamic Studies
SES356 Imperial Russia 1700-1917 SS, CZ, CCI RUSSIAN356, HISTORY275
SES370 Islam in Central Eurasia SS, CZ, CCI HISTORY209, RELIGION378, RUSSIAN370, ICS370, Islamic Studies
SES372S The Frontiers and Minorities of the Tsarist and Soviet Empires SS, EI, CZ, CCI HISTORY280S, ICS372S, RUSSIAN385S
SES373S Between Moscow, Beijing and Delhi: Narratives of Europe and Asia SS, CZ, CCI, R HISTORY216S, ICS373S, Islamic Studies
SES375S Social Engineering and Social Movements in Eastern Europe and Asia SS, EI, CZ, CCI HISTORY333S, POLSCI359S, PUBPOL282S
SES382 Putin's Russia: The History of Economic and Political Consolidation SS, EI, CZ, CCI HISTORY283, POLSCI220
SES385 Language and Society CZ, CCI, ALP ENGLISH395, LINGUIST451, CULANTH212, ICS395
SES386S Borderland and Battleground: A Journey Through Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe CZ, CCI, ALP
SES396S Language in Immigrant America CCI, R, ALP ENGLISH396S, CULANTH397S, LINGUIST396S, ICS396S
TURKISH209S Geopolitics and Globalization: From Bosnia to Afghanistan CZ, CCI, ALP SES209S
TURKISH279S Turkey: Muslim and Modern SS, CZ, CCI SES279S, HISTORY239S
SES420S Capstone Seminar: Russia-USSR-Russia: History of Communism SS, EI, CZ, CCI, R HISTORY467S, POLSCI445S
SES423S City Stops Between Europe and Asia: From Prague to Kabul SS, CZ, CCI ICS423S
SES434S Cold War Texts: Politics, Propaganda and Pop Culture SS, EI, CCI, ALP LINGUIST472S, SOCIOL472S, PUBPOL472S, ICS472S
SES484S Language and Politics: Eurasian Perspectives SS, CCI LINGUIST471S, SOCIOL471S, PUBPOL208S
SES490 Special Topics in Slavic and Eurasian Studies
SES490S Special Topics in Slavic and Eurasian Studies
SES491 Independent Studies
SES564 Russian and Slavic Linguistics SS RUSSIAN564, LINGUISTS564
SES596S Borderland and Battleground: A Journey Through Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe CZ, CCI, ALP LIT511S
Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
RUSSIAN89S First-Year Seminar
RUSSIAN101 Elementary Russian I FL
RUSSIAN102 Elementary Russian II FL
RUSSIAN103 Elementary Russian Conversation
RUSSIAN111 Intensive Russian FL
RUSSIAN112 Accelerated Russian Language and Culture I FL
RUSSIAN120FS Grief Work: End of Life Care in Russia and America EI, CZ, CCI
RUSSIAN190S Special Topics in Russian Culture
RUSSIAN203 Intermediate Russian I FL
RUSSIAN204 Intermediate Russian II FL
RUSSIAN205 Intermediate Russian Conversation
RUSSIAN207AS Intermediate Russian Language and Culture CZ, FL
RUSSIAN208AS Intermediate Russian Language and Culture CZ, FL
RUSSIAN210FS Islam and Orthodoxy CZ, CCI Islamic Studies
RUSSIAN210S Dervishes, Saints and Other Holy Fools CZ, CCI Islamic Studies
RUSSIAN211FS The Empire's Western Front: Russian and Polish Cultures CZ, CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN211S The Empire's Western Front: Russian and Polish Cultures CZ, CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN212 Intensive Intermediate Russian FL
RUSSIAN213 Accelerated Russian Language and Culture II FL
RUSSIAN214FS Law and Globalization in Emerging Markets SS, CCI ICS277FS, PUBPOL214FS
RUSSIAN214S Law and Globalization in Emerging Markets SS, CCI PUBPOL214S
RUSSIAN216FS Neuroscience and Human Language SS, NS LINGUIST216FS, NEUROSCI116FS
RUSSIAN217 Russian Art and Politics: 1800-Present CZ, CCI, ALP ARTHIST287, VMS225
RUSSIAN217FS Russian Art and Politics CZ, CCI, ALP ARTHIST287FS
RUSSIAN218S The Diaghilev Ballet: 1909-1929 W, CZ, CCI, R, ALP DANCE326S, MUSIC341S
RUSSIAN221A Russian Language Studies in St. Petersburg CCI, FL
RUSSIAN222A Language, Culture, and Myth: The Slavic Proverb CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN224S Russian Phonetics CCI, FL
RUSSIAN290A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Advanced Special Topics in Russian
RUSSIAN301S Contemporary Russian Composition and Readings CCI, FL
RUSSIAN302S Contemporary Russian Composition and Readings CCI, FL
RUSSIAN307AS Studies in the Russian Language and Culture CZ, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN308AS Studies in the Russian Language and Culture CZ, CCI, FL ICS
RUSSIAN310 The Russian Fairy Tale and Its Cultural Legacy CZ, CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN311 The Quest for Identity: Russian Literature and Culture, 1800-1855 W, CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN312 The Struggle for Justice and Faith: Russian Literature and Culture, 1855-1900 W, CCI, ALP ICS281, RELIGION265
RUSSIAN313 The Russian Novel CCI, R, ALP
RUSSIAN314 The Devil in Russian Literature CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN315 Women and Russian Literature CCI, ALP ICS, WOMENST
RUSSIAN316 Russian Short Fiction CCI, ALP ICS
RUSSIAN320S End of Life in Russia and U.S. SS, EI, CCI GLHLTH322S, ICS321S
RUSSIAN321 The New Russia: Reflections of Post-Soviet Reality in Literature and Film EI, CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN322S Women in Contemporary Russian Society CZ, CCI, R, ALP PUBPOL215S, ICS, WOMENST
RUSSIAN323 Dostoevsky W, CCI, ALP ICS
RUSSIAN324S Chekhov for Writers W, CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN325 Tolstoy and the Russian Experience EI, CZ, CCI, ALP HISTORY277
RUSSIAN326 Tolstoy and Dostoevsky CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN327S Chekhov W, CCI, ALP THEATRST322S, ICS
RUSSIAN328S Bunin: Mystery of the Russian Soul and Metaphysical Memory CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN330 Beat Generation/Russian New Wave: Cultural Dissent in the Cold War W, EI, CZ, CCI, ALP ENGLISH378, LIT331
RUSSIAN350 Eastern Europe in Transition: Markets, Media, and the Mafia SS, CZ, CCI SOCIOL221, VMS318, PJMS
RUSSIAN351 Law and Constitutional Reform in Russia and the Former Soviet Union CZ, CCI POLSCI309
RUSSIAN352 End of Russian Socialism: History of Perestroika SS, EI, CZ, CCI
RUSSIAN353 Law, Culture, and the Russian Legal Tradition SS, EI, CZ, CCI PUBPOL202, ICS
RUSSIAN355S Soviet Art after Stalin: 1956-1991 CZ, CCI, ALP ARTHIST289S, VMS356S
RUSSIAN356 Imperial Russia 1700-1917 SS, CZ, CCI SES356, HISTORY275
RUSSIAN361 Language Technologies and Culture Acquisition STS, SS, R LINGUIST361, ISS673S
RUSSIAN362 Languages of the World SS, CCI LINGUIST202, CULANTH202, ICS210
RUSSIAN363 Theory and Practice of Translation CCI, FL
RUSSIAN364 Gender and Language SS, CCI, R CULANTH232, ICS207, WOMENST232, LIGUIST364
RUSSIAN370 Islam in Central Eurasia SS, CZ, CCI SES370 HISTORY209, HISTORY209, RELIGION378, ICS370, Islamic Studies
RUSSIAN371 Russian Fiction and Film CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN371FS Dimensions of Memory: Russian Fiction and Film CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN372 Studies in Contemporary Russian Culture and Cognition SS, CZ, CCI
RUSSIAN375 Russian Language and Culture through Theatre SS, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN375S Painting Russia Red: Early Soviet Culture, 1917-1934 CZ, CCI, ALP ARTHIST282S
RUSSIAN376 Russian Language and Culture through Music SS, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN377 Contemporary Russian Culture: Detective Novels and Film CZ, CCI, FL, ALP VMS321
RUSSIAN379 Imagining the Slumbering Lands: Siberia and Central Asia Through Native and Russian Eyes CZ, CCI, ALP RELIGION266
RUSSIAN380S Russian Culture in the Era of Terror: A Reexamination CZ, CCI, R, ALP ICS
RUSSIAN381 Russian Revolutionary Cinema CZ, CCI HISTORY281, AMI264, Marxism and Society
RUSSIAN382 Art and Dissidence: The Films of Tarkovsky, Kubrick, Kurosawa, and Lynch CZ, CCI, ALP VMS322, AMI265, ICS382, Arts of the Moving Image
RUSSIAN383 The Actress: Celebrity and the Woman CZ, CCI, ALP WOMENST260, THEATRST323, ICS383
RUSSIAN384 Movies of the World/The World of Movies STS, CCI, ALP LIT313, GERMAN363, AMI248, Islamic Studies
RUSSIAN385S The Frontiers and Minorities of the Tsarist and Soviet Empires SS, EI, CZ, CCI SES372S, HISTORY280S, ICS372S
RUSSIAN388S Back in the U.S.S.R.: Everyday Soviet Culture, 1956-1989 CZ, CCI, ALP CULANTH388S
RUSSIAN390 Special Topics in Russian Culture
RUSSIAN399 Global Russia SS, EI, CZ, CCI CULANTH399, PUBPOL223, ICS399
RUSSIAN401 Advanced Russian CCI, FL ICS
RUSSIAN402 Advanced Russian: Readings, Translation, and Syntax
RUSSIAN433S Soviet Life through the Camera's Lens CZ, CCI, FL, ALP SES433S, VMS435S
RUSSIAN439S Neuroscience and Multilingualism STS, NS, R LINGUIST473S, NEUROSCI439S
RUSSIAN490 Special Topics in Russian and American Culture ICS
RUSSIAN490S Special Topics in Russian and American Culture
RUSSIAN493 Research Independent Study R
RUSSIAN494 Research Independent Study R
RUSSIAN495S Senior Honors Seminar W, R
RUSSIAN496S Senior Honors Seminar W, R
RUSSIAN505 Semiotics of Culture CZ, CCI, R, ALP LINGUIST505
RUSSIAN506S Semiotics and Linguistics (DS4) SS, CCI, R, ALP LINGUIST506S
RUSSIAN507 Stylistic and Compositional Elements of Scholarly Russian CCI, FL
RUSSIAN509 Theory and Methods of Comparative Linguistics SS, CCI, R
RUSSIAN510 Cognitive and Neurolinguistics SS, NS, R LINGUIST501, NEUROSCI501S
RUSSIAN511 The Struggle for Justice and Faith: Russian Literature and Culture, 1855-1900 CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN513 The Russian Novel CCI, R, ALP
RUSSIAN514 Russian Modernism CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN515S The Russian Intelligentsia and the Origins of the Revolution CZ, R HISTORY535S, ICS
RUSSIAN516 Media and Social Change STS, SS, CCI, R PJMS676, POLSCI619, PUBPOL676, ISS, PJMS, ICS
RUSSIAN517 Russian Poetry
RUSSIAN523 Dostoevsky CCI, ALP ICS
RUSSIAN525 Tolstoy and the Russian Experience EI, CZ, CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN526 Tolstoy EI, ALP
RUSSIAN527S Chekhov CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN528S Bunin: Mystery of the Russian Soul and Metaphysical Memory CCI, FL, R, ALP
RUSSIAN529S Zamyatin CCI, FL, R, ALP
RUSSIAN530 Apocalyptic Visions and Diabolic Drama: The Works of Mixail Bulgakov CCI, R, ALP
RUSSIAN530S Apocalyptic Visions and Diabolic Drama: The Works of Mixail Bulgakov CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN533 Culture and Explosion: How Russian Culture Changed the World STS, CZ, CCI, ALP CULANTH533, PUBPOL508
RUSSIAN533S Culture and Explosions: How Russian Culture Changed the World STS, CZ, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN552 Russian Stylistics and Conversation W, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN561S Soviet Art after Stalin 1956-1991 CZ, CCI, ALP ARTHIST544S
RUSSIAN563 Theory and Practice of Translation CCI, FL
RUSSIAN564 Russian and Slavic Linguistics SS LINGUIST564, SES564
RUSSIAN577 Contemporary Russian Culture: Detective Novels and Film CZ, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN619S The Empire's Western Front: Russian and Polish Cultures CZ, CCI, ALP
RUSSIAN690S Special Topics in Russian and American Culture
SES564 Russian and Slavic Linguistics SS RUSSIAN564, LINGUISTS564
Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
TURKISH101 Elementary Turkish FL
TURKISH102 Elementary Turkish FL
TURKISH112 Accelerated Turkish Language and Culture I FL Islamic Studies
SES342A Between Europe and Asia: The Geopolitics of Istanbul From Occupation To Globalization CZ, CCI TURKISH342A, AMES389A
SES345S Orhan Pamuk and World Literature EI, CZ, CCI, ALP TURKISH345S, AMES382S, LIT276S, ICS345S, Islamic Studies
TURKISH203 Intermediate Turkish FL
TURKISH203T Intermediate Turkish Tutorial FL
TURKISH204 Intermediate Turkish FL
TURKISH208FS The Turks: From Ottoman Empire to European Union CZ, CCI, ALP
TURKISH209FS Geopolitics & Globalization: From Bosnia to Afghanistan CZ, CCI, ALP SES209FS, AMES285FS, CULANTH211FS
TURKISH209S Geopolitics and Globalization: From Bosnia to Afghanistan CZ, CCI, ALP SES209S
TURKISH213 Accelerated Turkish Language and Culture II CZ, FL Islamic Studies
TURKISH232A The Cognitive Science of Religion and Morality W, EI, CZ, R PHIL232A, ICS224A, RELIGION281A
TURKISH279FS Turkey: Muslim and Modern SS, CZ, CCI SES279FS, HISTORY239FS, Islamic Studies
TURKISH279S Turkey: Muslim and Modern SS, CZ, CCI SES279S, HISTORY239S
TURKISH290A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Advanced Special Topics in Turkish
TURKISH301S Contemporary Turkish Composition and Readings CCI, FL
TURKISH302S Contemporary Turkish Composition and Readings CCI, FL
TURKISH305S The Middle East through Historical Literature CZ, CCI, ALP AMES387S, Islamic Studies
TURKISH307S The City of Two Continents: Istanbul in Literature and Film EI, CZ, CCI, ALP SES307S, Islamic Studies
TURKISH308 The Turks: From Ottoman Empire to European Union EI, CZ, CCI, R, ALP RELIGION228, HISTORY212, AMES287, Islamic Studies
TURKISH342A Between Europe and Asia: The Geopolitics of Istanbul From Occupation To Globalization CZ, CCI
TURKISH371S Tracing Muslim Identities in Eurasia EI, CZ, CCI, ALP AMES289S, Islamic Studies
TURKISH433 The New Middle East SS, EI, CCI AMES419, CULANTH433
TURKISH607S The City of Two Continents: Istanbul in Literature and Film EI, CZ, CCI, ALP Islamic Studies
TURKISH608 The Turks: From Ottoman Empire to European Union CCI, R Islamic Studies
TURKISH645S Orham Pamuk and World Literature EI, CZ, CCI, ALP
TURKISH690S Special Topics
Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
BALFIN490AS Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Advanced Special Topics in Balto-Finnic
Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
SERBCRO490AS Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Advanced Special Topics in Serbian and Croatian

 
These are courses taught in Polish that meet the Foreign Language requirement for graduation with a bachelor degree at Duke. Advanced Polish may be taught as an individual tutorial, depending on student demand.

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
POLISH101 Elementary Polish FL
POLISH102 Elementary Polish FL
POLISH203 Intermediate Polish FL
POLISH204 Intermediate Polish FL
POLISH301S Contemporary Polish Composition and Readings CCI, FL
POLISH302S Contemporary Polish Composition and Readings CCI, FL
POLISH306 Polish Culture from 1795 to the present CZ, CCI, FL, ALP

 
These are courses taught in Romanian at Duke. Intensive Romanian is offered every other year so that students may complete the language requirement in one academic year: Fall – Romanian 11 (2 credits); Spring – Romanian 203 or 212 (1 credit).

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
ROMANIAN101 Introduction to Romanian Language FL
ROMANIAN102 Introduction to Romanian Language FL
ROMANIAN111 Intensive Romanian Language and Culture FL
ROMANIAN203 Intermediate Romanian Language and Culture FL
ROMANIAN212 Intensive Intermediate Romanian FL

 
These are courses taught in Russian that meet the Foreign Language requirement for graduation with a bachelor degree at Duke.

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
RUSSIAN101 Elementary Russian I FL
RUSSIAN102 Elementary Russian II FL
RUSSIAN111 Intensive Russian FL
RUSSIAN112 Accelerated Russian Language and Culture I FL
RUSSIAN203 Intermediate Russian I FL
RUSSIAN204 Intermediate Russian II FL
RUSSIAN207AS Intermediate Russian Language and Culture CZ, FL
RUSSIAN208AS Intermediate Russian Language and Culture CZ, FL
RUSSIAN212 Intensive Intermediate Russian FL
RUSSIAN213 Accelerated Russian Language and Culture II FL
RUSSIAN221A Russian Language Studies in St. Petersburg CCI, FL
RUSSIAN224S Russian Phonetics CCI, FL
RUSSIAN301S Contemporary Russian Composition and Readings CCI, FL
RUSSIAN302S Contemporary Russian Composition and Readings CCI, FL
RUSSIAN307AS Studies in the Russian Language and Culture CZ, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN308AS Studies in the Russian Language and Culture CZ, CCI, FL ICS
RUSSIAN328S Bunin: Mystery of the Russian Soul and Metaphysical Memory CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN363 Theory and Practice of Translation CCI, FL
RUSSIAN375 Russian Language and Culture through Theatre SS, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN376 Russian Language and Culture through Music SS, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN377 Contemporary Russian Culture: Detective Novels and Film CZ, CCI, FL, ALP VMS321
RUSSIAN401 Advanced Russian CCI, FL ICS
RUSSIAN433S Soviet Life through the Camera's Lens CZ, CCI, FL, ALP SES433S, VMS435S
RUSSIAN507 Stylistic and Compositional Elements of Scholarly Russian CCI, FL
RUSSIAN528S Bunin: Mystery of the Russian Soul and Metaphysical Memory CCI, FL, R, ALP
RUSSIAN529S Zamyatin CCI, FL, R, ALP
RUSSIAN530S Apocalyptic Visions and Diabolic Drama: The Works of Mixail Bulgakov CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN533S Culture and Explosions: How Russian Culture Changed the World STS, CZ, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN552 Russian Stylistics and Conversation W, CCI, FL, ALP
RUSSIAN563 Theory and Practice of Translation CCI, FL
RUSSIAN577 Contemporary Russian Culture: Detective Novels and Film CZ, CCI, FL, ALP

 
These are courses taught in Turkish that meet the Foreign Language requirement for graduation with a bachelor degree at Duke. Turkish at Duke is offered in four courses. The first two are accelerated courses (Turkish 101 and 102) that bring students to the intermediate level. Two additional courses (Turkish 301 and 302) focus on reviewing grammar, reading more advanced cultural and political texts (from newspapers to novels), discussing current events, and writing in a variety of genres.

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
TURKISH101 Elementary Turkish FL
TURKISH102 Elementary Turkish FL
TURKISH112 Accelerated Turkish Language and Culture I FL Islamic Studies
TURKISH203 Intermediate Turkish FL
TURKISH203T Intermediate Turkish Tutorial FL
TURKISH204 Intermediate Turkish FL
TURKISH213 Accelerated Turkish Language and Culture II CZ, FL Islamic Studies
TURKISH301S Contemporary Turkish Composition and Readings CCI, FL
TURKISH302S Contemporary Turkish Composition and Readings CCI, FL

 
Please be aware that students cannot fulfill the Foreign Language (FL) graduation requirement with Ukrainian language courses.

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
UKRAIN111 Intensive Elementary Ukrainian