East European and Eurasian Studies

The East European and Eurasian Studies interdisciplinary minor requires a minimum of 18 credits in approved course work (normally, 6 one-semester courses), distributed as follows:

  • 3 credits in Slavic Civilizations (usually Introduction to Slavic Peoples and Cultures)
  • 3 additional credits in Russian, East European or Eurasian history, culture or politics
  • 6 credits in Russian or in another Slavic, East European or Eurasian language at or above the intermediate level
  • 6 credits in approved elective course work from related areas such as: art history, economics, sociology, film studies, literature, linguistics or language, philosophy, or theology, at least one of which should be in Russian literature and/or culture taken at Boston College.
  • No more than 6 credits (or 2 courses) may be taken at another institution or a study-abroad program.

For information concerning the interdisciplinary undergraduate minor in East European and Eurasian Studies, contact Prof Maxim D. Shrayer (Department of Eastern, Slavic, and German Studies), Director, East European Studies minor at maxim.shrayer@bc.edu