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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Liberal Arts

Russian Minor

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts (RUS)

The Russian minor is designed for students who want to study the language, literature, and culture of Russia. Russian is spoken through the former Soviet Union and widely understood in the countries of Eastern Europe. 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 minor, students must accumulate 18 credits (9 of them at the 400 level) in Russian. The Russian minor leads to various employment opportunities. Recipients of the Russian minor have found employment with businesses having contact with the former Soviet Union, with various agencies of the U.S. government, in the educational, journalistic and publishing fields, and in the travel industry.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


RUS 100 GH;IL(3), RUS 200 IL(4)

RUS 141 IL(3), RUS 142 IL(3), RUS 143 GH;IL(3)

Select 9 credits from RUS 400 IL(3), RUS 401(3), RUS 402(3), RUS 403(3), RUS 404(3), RUS 405(3), RUS 406(3), RUS 412(3), RUS 460(3)


Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2016

Blue Sheet Item #: 44-06-048

Review Date: 4/5/16



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