Minor in Russian Language and Literature

The minor in Russian Language and Literature consists of TWO core components:

1. Third-year Language Proficiency
Students must demonstrate 3rd-year proficiency in Russian. This can be accomplished by taking courses in the three-year language sequence (SLAV 1001,SLAV 1002SLAV 1003SLAV 1004SLAV 2005, and SLAV 2006 ), placing into the advanced level on the placement exam, or transferring credit from the Advanced Placement exam. Minors can also take the intensive track(SLAV 1012 and SLAV 1034 ), which cover SLAV 1001 - SLAV 1004 in only two semesters. Minors wishing to focus more on reading skills may also substitute Readings in the Russian Press (SLAV 2015 and SLAV 2016) for SLAV 2006.

2. Russian Literature, Cinema, and/or Culture in English (12 credit hours)
Students must take four of the following: SLAV 1391 (19th Century Russian Literature, pt. 1), SLAV 1392 (19th Century Russian Literature, pt. 2), SLAV 2361(Russian Culture, pt. 1), / SLAV 2362 (Russian Culture, pt. 2), SLAV 2365, (Modern Russian Literature, pt. 1), SLAV 2366 (Modern Russian Literature, pt. 2), SLAV 2785 (Russian Cinema, pt 1), SLAV 2786 (Russian Cinema, pt 2), SLAV 2471, (19th Century Prose taught in Russian) SLAV 2472 (19th Century Poetry taught in Russian), SLAV 2473, (20th Century Prose taught in Russian), SLAV 2474 (20th Century Poetry taught in Russian), SLAV 4595 (Special Topics).

Russian Major and Minor Advising

The department's Russian advisors are Richard Robin and Galina Shatalina . Please note that our advisors do not teach over the summer. It is important that you make any appointments before the end of the spring semester, or wait until the start of the fall.