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Russian Studies (Minor)

The Russian Studies minor offers an interdisciplinary focus on the history, culture, art and politics of Russia, along with a grounding in the Russian language.​ 

Course Requirements

  • ​Three quarters of college-level Russian language study (at any level).
  • Five additional courses from at least two different disciplines, chosen in consultation with an advisor or faculty member, from the current approved Russian Studies Allied Course List. 

Russian Studies Allied Course List

Art and Architecture, History of

Course Title Quarter Hours
HAA 235
RUSSIA: MEDIEVAL MOMENTS, IMPERIAL DAYS & WHITE NIGHTS IN NOVGOROD & ST. PETERSBURG

History

Course Title Quarter Hours
HST 208
IMPERIAL RUSSIA
HST 209
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SOVIET UNION
HST 221
EARLY RUSSIA
HST 251
ORIGINS OF THE COLD WAR, 1917 - 1953
HST 252
THE AGE OF THE COLD WAR: 1945-1991
HST 359
SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN THE LATE SOVIET ERA
HST 387
TOPICS IN RUSSIAN HISTORY

Modern Languages

Course Title Quarter Hours
MOL 306
WARRIORS, WITCHES, FIREBIRDS AND VAMPIRES: INTRODUCTION TO RUSSIAN FOLKLORE
MOL 314
TOPICS IN RUSSIAN LITERATURE
MOL 316
TOPICS IN THE RUSSIAN NOVEL
MOL 317
TOPICS IN THE RUSSIAN SHORT STORY
MOL 318
MASTERPIECES OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE
MOL 360
REALISM IN RUSSIAN DRAMA
MOL 361
MODERN RUSSIAN DRAMA
MOL 364
MODERN RUSSIAN AUTHORS
MOL 369
RUSSIAN LITERATURE AND FILM
MOL 460
RUSSIAN DRAMA IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION I
MOL 461
RUSSIAN DRAMA IN TRANSLATION II: SOVIET ERA
MOL 464
RUSSIAN SHORT STORY IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION II: SOVIET ERA
MOL 468
RUSSIAN NOVEL IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION III: CONTEMPORARY

Political Science

Course Title Quarter Hours
PSC 243
RUSSIAN-AMERICAN RELATIONS
PSC 251
RUSSIAN POLITICS

Russian

Course Title Quarter Hours
RUS 101
BASIC RUSSIAN I
RUS 102
BASIC RUSSIAN II
RUS 103
BASIC RUSSIAN III
RUS 104
INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I
RUS 105
INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II
RUS 106
INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN III
RUS 201
ADVANCED RUSSIAN LANGUAGE I
RUS 202
ADVANCED RUSSIAN LANGUAGE II
RUS 203
ADVANCED RUSSIAN LANGUAGE III
RUS 205
ADVANCED RUSSIAN: LITERATURE AND CULTURE I
RUS 206
ADVANCED RUSSIAN: LITERATURE AND CULTURE II
RUS 207
ADVANCED RUSSIAN: LITERATURE AND CULTURE III
RUS 297
SPECIAL TOPICS IN RUSSIAN
RUS 306
WARRIORS, WITCHES, FIREBIRDS AND VAMPIRES: INTRODUCTION TO RUSSIAN FOLKLORE
RUS 316
TOPICS IN THE RUSSIAN NOVEL
RUS 317
TOPICS IN THE RUSSIAN SHORT STORY
RUS 318
MASTERPEICES OF RUSSIAN LITERATURE
RUS 360
REALISM IN RUSSIAN DRAMA
RUS 361
MODERN RUSSIAN DRAMA
RUS 369
RUSSIAN LITERATURE AND FILM
RUS 393
RUSSIAN FOR MASS MEDIA AND POLITICS
RUS 397
SPECIAL TOPICS IN RUSSIAN
RUS 497
SPECIAL TOPICS IN RUSSIAN

Students minoring in Russian Language are restricted from earning this minor.

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