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Russian Studies Major and Minor Requirements
The Russian Studies 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:

HIST 199 Stalinism

HIST 236 Russian in Revolution,

HIST 244 Propaganda State

HIST 246 Russia in Revolution, 1905-1934

HIST 249 Cold War Europe

LLC 260 Literature and Social Change in East European Literature

PLSC 397 ST: Soviet Politics

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.

The Russian Studies 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

One course 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

One course taken from the following, with a CLAC component:

HIST 199 Stalinism

HIST 236 Russian in Revolution,

HIST 244 Propaganda State

HIST 246 Russia in Revolution, 1905-1934

HIST 249 Cold War Europe

LLC 260 Literature and Social Change in East European Literature

PLSC 397 ST: Soviet Politics

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.