OFFS:RUSSIA The Golden Ring of Russia: Ecology and Culture.

Provides students with field experiences in the ancient "Golden Ring" region of Russia, an area that has endured significant human impact for more than 1,000 years and is now going through major social, economic and political changes. The main focus is on the ecology of the region as it relates to geomorphology, land usage and Russian culture. A major portion of the course will include an introduction to the Russian language, together with cultural experiences in the Yaroslavl region and Moscow. 2 SH. CC: Cross-Cultural