Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Major

Students select one of two tracks. Both tracks are designed to allow students considerable opportunity to shape their coursework around their interests:

  1.  Russian, East European, and Eurasian area studies, consisting of:
    1. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 301 
    2. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 301L
    3. Six hours of upper-division coursework in a Slavic, Central Asian, or East European language
    4. Fifteen semester hours of upper-division coursework, which must include one Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325, and either a Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 or a Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345.    

Students pursuing track (I), area studies, must complete a total of three years of language study in a Slavic, Central Asian, or East European language

  1.  Russian, East European, and Eurasian area studies with a language concentrationconsisting of:
    1. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 301 
    2. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 301L
    3. Twelve hours of upper-division coursework in a Slavic, Central Asian, or East European language
    4. Nine semester hours of upper-division coursework in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, which must include one Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 325, and either a Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 335 or a Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345.

Students pursuing track (II), area studies with a language concentration, are encouraged to study their chosen language over the summer or to take a fourth year.