Major in Russian
slavic & eastern languages and literatures
Desired learning outcomes include:
- Acquiring an advanced proficiency in the Russian language.
- A working familiarity with the principal works, authors, and literary movements in Russian literature and culture.
- An acquaintance with the principal formal linguistic structures which underly the Russian language, either historically or synchronically.
Requirements for the major in Russian (31 credits):
- 9 credits in Russian grammar, composition, and stylistics beyond the intermediate level
- 9 credits in Russian literature, including two survey courses for classical and modern Russian literature (SLAV2162 and SLAV2173)
- 3 credits in Russian linguistics (The Structure of Russian, Early Slavic Linguistics and Texts, Old Church Slavonic, or Old Russian)
- 9 credits in Russian literature or advanced Russian linguistics (list of approved courses available)
- SLAV4192 AB comprehensive in Russian (1 credit)
The Department also offers provisions for a Russian major with a concentration on culture and civilization.