Russian Studies Minor
Learn about the Russian studies minor.
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.
- RUSS221: Masterworks of Russian Literature I
- RUSS222: Masterworks of Russian Literature II
- RUSS281: Russian Language & Pre-Revolutionary Culture
- RUSS282: Contemporary Russian Culture
- RUSS298: Special Topics in Russian Language & Literature
- RUSS298K: Soviet Film: Propaganda, Myth, Modernism
- RUSS298M: Russian Cinema at the End of the Millennium
- RUSS327: Old Russian Literature in Translation
- RUSS328: 19th Century Russian Literature in Translation
- RUSS329: Soviet Literature in Translation
- RUSS201: Intermediate Russian I
- RUSS202: Intermediate Russian II
- RUSS210: Structural Development of Russian
- RUSS211: Applied Russian Phonetics
- RUSS301: Advanced Russian I
- RUSS302: Advanced Russian II
- RUSS303: Russian Conversation: Functional Skills
- RUSS307: Commercial Russian I
- RUSS321: Survey of Russian Literature I
- RUSS322: Survey of Russian Literature II
- RUSS381: Russian Civilization I
- RUSS382: Russian Civilization II
- RUSS398: Selected Topics in Russian Language & Literature
- RUSS401: Advanced Russian Composition
- RUSS402: Practicum in Written Russian
- RUSS403: Russian Conversation: Advanced Skills
- RUSS404: Practicum in Spoken Russian
- RUSS405: Russian-English Translation I
- RUSS406: Russian-English Translation II
- RUSS407: Commercial Russian II
- RUSS409: Selected Topics in Russian Language Study
- RUSS410: Applied Russian Linguistics
- RUSS411: Linguistic Analysis of Russian I
- RUSS412: Linguistic Analysis of Russian II
- RUSS431: Russian Literature of the 19th Century I
- RUSS432: Russian Literature of the 19th Century II
- RUSS433: Russian Literature of the 20th Century
- RUSS434: Soviet Russian Literature
- RUSS439: Selected Topics in Russian Literature
- RUSS473: Recent History of the Russian Language
- Transfer credits (from study abroad or another U.S. 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.