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Coordinated by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

The Russian Studies Interdisciplinary Minor is designed to give students in-depth knowledge of various aspects of Russian language, literature, culture, history and artistic expression, definable by the students’ own interests. Credits from study abroad programs will be appropriately evaluated and may be included as a valuable part of the overall program.

Contact the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures for details.

Effective Spring 2014

Of the 21 minimum credits required for the interdisciplinary minor, at least 15 must be upper-division (300- to 400-level). At least 12 credits must be from the subject code LRUS.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

A minimum grade of C is required for each course counted toward the interdisciplinary minor.

Core Language Courses
Select a minimum of 12 credits from the following courses. A minimum of 6 credits must be upper-division (300- to 400-level).12
First-Year Russian I
First-Year Russian II
Second-Year Russian I (GT-AH4)
Second-Year Russian II (GT-AH4)
Russian Language, Literature, Culture in Translation (GT-AH2)
Group Study--Russian 1
Third-Year Russian I
Third-Year Russian II
Russian Culture
Introduction to Russian Cinema Studies
Independent Study-Russian
Group Study-Russian
Upper-Division Selected Courses
Select a minimum of 9 credits from the following:9
Masterpieces of European Literature
European Literature after 1900
Marxist Economic Thought
Imperial Russia
Europe in Crisis, 1914-1941
Studies in Foreign Film: Europe
Russian, Central, and East European Politics
U.S. Space Policy
Total Credits21

Course may count toward the interdisciplinary minor with approval of minor advisor.

Students may petition to include up to 12 credits of coursework from outside the courses listed here. Courses must be from at least three different subject codes. To count toward the interdisciplinary minor, 30 percent or more of the course content should focus on Russia. Students must submit a syllabus for each course being petitioned to the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures and a brief description of individual work completed by the student for each proposed course. Courses from study abroad programs will be evaluated as part of the overall program.