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Russian Studies Major and Minor Requirements
Major

The Russian Studies Major

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the major must be no less than 2.00 with no course grade below C- (1.7).

Nine courses, including:

  • At least four language courses, chosen from the following:

    • RUSN-201 Intermediate Russian I

    • RUSN-202 Intermediate Russian II

    • RUSN-305 The Russian Case

    • RUSN-315 Verbs for Life

    • RUSN-401 Topics in Advanced Russian I

    • RUSN-402 Topics in Advanced Russian II

    • RUSN-420 Readings in Russian Literature

    • RUSN-495 Independent Study or 497 Selected Topics

    • Approved advanced language courses taken on Study Abroad

  • At least two (and up to three) courses chosen from the following, with a CLAC component:

    • LLC-321 Russian Literature (19th Century)

    • LLC-322 Russian Literature (20-21st Century)

    • LLC-335 Bombs, Bolsheviks, Ballet

    • LLC-397 ST: Russian Cultural Studies

    • Approved cultural studies courses taken on Study Abroad

  • At least two (up to three) courses taken from the following, with a CLAC component:

The Residency Requirement

For all Russian majors, at least five of the nine courses required for the major must be taken on the University of Richmond campus. If the student participates in a study abroad program, at least one upper-level course in the major must be taken upon return from the program.

Minor

The Russian Studies Minor

Note: The grade point average of the coursework comprising the minor must be no less than 2.00 with no course grade below C- (1.70).

Six courses, including:

  • At least three language courses, chosen from the following:

    • RUSN-201 Intermediate Russian I

    • RUSN-202 Intermediate Russian II

    • RUSN-305 The Russian Case

    • RUSN-315 Verbs for Life

    • RUSN-401 Topics in Advanced Russian I

    • RUSN-402 Topics in Advanced Russian II

    • RUSN-420 Readings in Russian Literature

    • RUSN-495 Independent Study or 497 Selected Topics

    • Approved advanced language courses taken on Study Abroad

  • At least two (and up to three) courses chosen from the following, with a CLAC component:

    • LLC-321 Russian Literature (19th Century)

    • LLC-322 Russian Literature (20-21st Century)

    • LLC-335 Bombs, Bolsheviks, Ballet

    • LLC-397 ST: Russian Cultural Studies

    • Approved cultural studies courses taken on Study Abroad

  • At least two (up to three) courses taken from the following, with a CLAC component:

  • One additional course in any of the categories above.

The Residency Requirement

For all Russian minors, at least three of the six courses required for the minor must be taken on the University of Richmond campus. If the student participates in a study abroad program, at least one upper-level course in the minor must be taken upon return from the program.