Minor Program

Minor in Russian Language

  1. Completion of the third year of Russian language: RUSS 303 or higher***
  2. Complete at least 10 credits from the following:
    • RUSS 401: Fourth-Year Russian
    • RUSS 402: Fourth-Year Russian
    • RUSS 403: Fourth-Year Russian
    • RUSS 501: Russian Language for Graduate Students
    • RUSS 502: Russian Translation
    • RUSS 313: Business Russian
    • RUSS 314: Business Russian
    • RUSS 316: Extended Russian Through Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
    • RUSS 451: Structure of Russian
    • RUSS 481: Russian Language in Russia
    • SLAV 110: Introduction to Slavic Linguistics: Slavs and Their Tongues
    • SLAV 210: Introduction to Bilingualism
    • SLAV 351: History of the Slavic Languages
    • SLAV 370: Special Topics in Slavic Linguistics
    • SLAV 425: Ways of Meaning: Universal and Culture Specific Aspects of Language
    • SLAV 426: Ways of Feeling: Expressions of Emotions Across Languages and Cultures

Minor in Slavic Languages

  1. Completion of the second year or higher of ONE of the following East European languages:***

    • Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian 406
    • Bulgarian 406
    • Czech 406
    • Polish 406
    • Romanian 406
    • Slovene 406
    • Ukrainian 406
  2. Slavic 351: History of the Slavic Languages: Offered Spring Quarter only  (Prerequisite: LING 200** )
  3. Five credits minimum from the following course list:
    • BCS 410: Intensive Third-Year Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language
    • SLAV 110: Introduction to Slavic Linguistics: Slavs and Their Tongues
    • SLAV 210: Introduction to Bilingualism
    • SLAV 425: Ways of Meaning: Universal & Cultural Aspects of Language
    • SLAV 426: Ways of Feeling: Expression of Emotion across Languages & Cultures
    • SLAV 470: Special Topics in Slavic Linguistics
    • SLAV 481: Study Abroad (see adviser)

Minor in Russian and Slavic Literatures

  1. RUSS 322, 323 (May be taken in any order)
  2. Fifteen credits minimum from the following course list:
    • BCS 420: Literature of the Former Yugoslavia and the Yugoslav Successor States
    • CZECH 420: Topics in Czech Literature
    • POLSH 320: Introduction to Contemporary Polish Culture
    • POLSH 420: Topics in Polish Literature
    • RUSS 210: From Paganism to Christianity: Medieval Russian Mythology, Literature, and Culture
    • RUSS 221: Contemporary Russian Literature
    • RUSS 223: Russian Cinema
    • RUSS 230: Masterpieces of Russian Literature
    • RUSS 240: Vladimir Nabokov
    • RUSS 324: Russian Folk Literature in English
    • RUSS 420: Topics in Russian Literary and Cultural History
    • RUSS 421: Post-Soviet Literary and Cultural Scene
    • RUSS 422: Russian Literature in Emigration and Exile
    • RUSS 423: Russian Film
    • RUSS 424: Topics in Ethnicity and Cultural Identity
    • RUSS 425: Russian Drama
    • RUSS 426: Russian Art and Architecture
    • RUSS 430: Major Authors
    • RUSS 490: Studies in Russian Literature (credits vary)
    • SLAV 223: East European Cinema
    • SLAV 320: The Other Europe: Post-World War II East European Fiction
    • SLAV 323: Masterpieces of East European Cinema
    • SLAV 423: East European Film
    • SLAV 490: Studies in Slavic Literatures (credits vary)
    • UKR 420: Literature, Film, and Culture of Ukraine
    • No more than 5 credits from the following may also apply:  RUSS 110, RUSS 120