University Park, College of the Liberal Arts (RUS T)
The Russian Translation minor is designed to offer, within the context of a liberal education, specialized skills in technical translation from the Russian language. The curriculum is career-oriented and requires competence in a technical field or fields in addition to the language skill. The student will select such a field or fields in accordance with his or her special interests and in consultation both with an adviser and with persons directly involved with the field chosen.
The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures offers an array of courses in Russian language, literature, and culture. Study abroad in Russia at St. Petersburg University under the University's study abroad program is available. For the Russian Translation minor, students must take RUS 400, RUS 412, and an additional 12 credits of Russian, 3 at the 400 level and 9 at the 200 level or higher, for a total of 18 credits.
The Russian Translation minor opens employment opportunities for its graduates in fields and professions where proficiency in one or more foreign languages is desirable or required.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18 credits
PRESCRIBED COURSES (6 credits)
RUS 400 IL(3), RUS 412 IL(3) (Sem: 5-8)
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12 credits)
Select 9 credits of Russian courses at the 200 level or higher (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits of 400-level Russian courses (Sem: 5-8)
Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2002
Blue Sheet Item #: 30-01-037
Review Date: 08/28/01