Students completing the minor will be able to converse at an intermediate level about personal interests and everyday issues; will be able to comprehend basic, authentic written materials in Russian; and will be able to demonstrate developing knowledge of the institutions, values and cultural traditions and practices of Russia.
The minor consists of a minimum of five courses (15 credits) with a minimum of 2 courses (6 credits) earned from courses taught in Russian. Furthermore, a minimum of 3 courses (9 credits) must be taken at the 300 or 400 level.
All courses counting toward the minor must be passed with a "C" or better.
COURSES TAUGHT IN ENGLISH:
- RUSS 221: Masterworks of Russian Literature I
- RUSS 222: Masterworks of Russian Literature II
- RUSS 281: Russian Language & Pre-Revolutionary Culture
- RUSS 282: Contemporary Russian Culture
- RUSS 298: Special Topics in Russian Language & Literature
- RUSS 298K: Soviet Film: Propaganda, Myth, Modernism
- RUSS 298M: Russian Cinema at the End of the Milennium
- RUSS 327: Old Russian Literature in Translation
- RUSS 328: 19th Century Russian Literature in Translation
- RUSS 329: Soviet Literature in Translation
COURSES TAUGHT IN RUSSIAN:
- RUSS 201: Intermediate Russian I
- RUSS 202: Intermediate Russian II
- RUSS 210: Structural Development of Russian
- RUSS 211: Applied Russian Phonetics
- RUSS 301: Advanced Russian I
- RUSS 302: Advanced Russian II
- RUSS 303: Russian Conversation: Functional Skills
- RUSS 307: Commercial Russian I
- RUSS 321: Survey of Russian Literature I
- RUSS 322: Survey of Russian Literature II
- RUSS 381: Russian Civilization I
- RUSS 382: Russian Civilization II
- RUSS 398: Selected Topics in Russian Language & Literature
- RUSS 401: Advanced Russian Composition
- RUSS 402: Practicum in Written Russian
- RUSS 403: Russian Conversation: Advanced Skills
- RUSS 404: Practicum in Spoken Russian
- RUSS 405: Russian-English Translation I
- RUSS 406: Russian-English Translation II
- RUSS 407: Commercial Russian II
- RUSS 409: Selected Topics in Russian Language Study
- RUSS 410: Applied Russian Linguistics
- RUSS 411: Linguistic Analysis of Russian I
- RUSS 412: Linguistic Analysis of Russian II
- RUSS 431: Russian Literature of the 19th Century I
- RUSS 432: Russian Literature of the 19th Century II
- RUSS 433: Russian Literature of the 20th Century
- RUSS 434: Soviet Russian Literature
- RUSS 439: Selected Topics in Russian Literature
- RUSS 473: Recent History of the Russian Language
ADDITIONAL COURSE INFORMATION:
- Transfer credits (from study abroad or another US institution) may count toward the Minor with approval of the department. In most cases, a maximum of six transfer credits will be approved.
- Slavic courses may be used to satisfy elective course requirements.
- Students who are interested in enrolling in a Russian course that appears closed or waitlisted should contact either the faculty member or an Undergraduate Advisor for Russian for permission to enroll.
- Native or heritage speakers wishing to enroll in Russian courses or seeking to minor in Russian should first consult with an Undergraduate Advisor.