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Major in Russian

slavic & eastern languages and literatures

Track 1: Russian Language and Literature

Ten one-semester courses (30 credits)
  • Three courses (9 credits) in Russian grammar, composition and stylistics beyond the intermediate level
  • Three courses (9 credits) in Russian literature, including two survey courses for classical and modern Russian literature (SLAV2162 and SLAV2173)
  • One course (3 credits) in Russian linguistics (The Structure of Russian, Early Slavic Linguistics and Texts, Old Church Slavonic, or Old Russian)
  • Three electives (9 credits) in Russian literature or advanced Russian linguistics (list of approved courses available)

Track 2: Russian Culture and Civilization

Ten one-semester courses (30 credits)
  • One course (3 credits) in Russian Civilization (usually Russian Civilization and Culture)
  • Two courses (6 credits) in Russian language beyond the intermediate level
  • Two survey courses (6 credits) for classical and modern Russian literature
  • Five electives (15 credits) from Russian and Slavic offerings, of which at least three must be in Russian literature or culture