Russian and Eurasian Studies Minor

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Minor Requirements


Two years of college-level study (or equivalent level of mastery) of Russian or one of the other languages of the region. The prerequisite may be satisfied by successful completion of RUSS 202 or a placement examination arranged with the RES Director.


Course Title Credits
Required Course 1
RUSS 280Introduction to Russian Civilization3
History or Political Science Elective 1
POLI 480Politics and Government of Russia3
Electives 2
Select four of the following:12
Selected Topics
The Slavs in History
The Fall of the Eastern European Empires
Eastern Europe Since WWI
Russian Foreign Policy
Politics and Government of Russia
Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature in Translation
Twentieth-Century Russian Literature in Translation
Selected Topics
Selected Topics in Russian
Total Credit Hours18