Minor in Russian Studies

College of Arts and Humanities

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of advanced standing coursework in their minor.*

Required Courses12
Choose Option A or Option B:
Option A:
Russian Language (Intermediate level or above)
Russian History and/or Politics
Option B:
Russian History and/or Politics
Russian Civilzation, Culture and/or Politics
Select from the following:
Russian & Soviet Film and Literature
Eastern European Literature and Film
Russian Culture
Race & Nation in the Russian Empire
Twentieth-Century Russia
Russian Government and Politics
Russian Foreign Policy
Intermediate Russian I
Intermediate Russian II
Intensive Intermediate Russian II
Advanced Grammar and Composition I
Advanced Grammar and Composition II
Advanced Readings in Russian Literature
Russian Civilization I
The Russian Novel
The Russian Drama
Advanced Oral Russian I
Advanced Oral Russian II
Independent Studies in Russian Language
Seminar in Russian
Seminar in Russian
Electives 1
Select 6 semester hours6
Total Minimum Credits Required18

Selected under advisement from Russian-oriented courses offered by the departments of Anthropology and Sociology, Art + Design, English, Political Science, or other WCU departments.

For advising, see Dr. Alice Speh in the Department of Languages and Cultures.

A student should maintain a 3.0 average in area-studies courses to be recommended for graduate work in the area-studies concentration.

*Advanced standing coursework is defined as any 300-level course or above and specific 200-level courses identified by the department.