Russian and Eurasian Studies Minor
Minor Requirements (18 Hours)
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.
|Required Course 1|
|RUSS 280||Introduction to Russian Civilization||3|
|History or Political Science Elective 1|
|POLI 480||Politics and Government of Russia||3|
|Select four of the following:||12|
|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 in Russian|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Students whose primary focus is a country other than Russian may petition the Director of Russian and Eurasian Studies to substitute a similar survey course on another region for RUSS 280 or the History or Political Science Elective.
Students may substitute another course with substantial Russian or Eurasian studies content with the approval of the Director of Russian and Eurasian Studies.