Students interested in Russian studies may choose a minor in Russian studies as listed below. Students will receive formal guidance for their interest in Russian studies and recognition for completing a defined program. For assignment to an advisor in Russian studies, the student may contact Dr. Forest Grieves, Department of Political Science.
Requirements for a Minor
The following requirements must be successfully completed to obtain a minor in Russian studies:
1. Twelve credits of course work concerning the former Russian area and its successor states. The Russian Studies Faculty Committee will designate the courses which may be used for the minor. These twelve credits will include at least one course concerning Russian area studies in at least three of the following disciplines: anthropology, business administration, economics, foreign languages and literatures (not including the language requirement), geography, history, communication studies, political science, sociology.
2. Second year proficiency in the Russian language.