The Bachelor of Arts in Russian provides a basis for the development of professional-level proficiency in the Russian language as well as a comprehensive understanding of Russian literature, and culture, including television and film. Students explore the language and culture of the prerevolutionary Russian empire, the Soviet Union and of contemporary post-Soviet Russia.

Students interested in declaring the B.A. in Russian should contact the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies, where advising is mandatory.

Major Requirements:

ALL MCLS MINORS AND MAJORS MUST CONSULT AN MCLS ADVISOR EACH SEMESTER.

ALL UPPER DIVISION COURSES ARE RESTRICTED. ALL STUDENTS REQUIRE A PERMIT FROM AN MCLS ADVISOR IN ORDER TO ENROLL IN SUCH COURSES.

A minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA is required for graduation.

Teaching licensure candidates must also complete a Minor in Education.

Russian Tea

The department and the Russian faculty sponsor a Russian Tea. Held weekly during regular semesters, the Russian Tea is open to students of Russian at all levels, as well as friends of the Russian program. At least one faculty member and one graduate student will be present for chat and conversation practice.

Study Abroad

Through the University's Office of Global Education, students may participate in an exchange program with the University of Volgograd. Intermediate knowledge of Russian is recommended.

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