The Russian minor offers a solid grounding in both spoken and written Russian and a broad-based understanding of Russian literature and culture. By cultivating functional proficiency and cultural literacy, as well as a greater appreciation for the diverse cultures within the Russian federation, this minor prepares students to visit Russia and to interact in informal and professional settings with native speakers.

Minor 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.

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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