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  Oct 19, 2017
 
2014-2015 University Catalog archived

Russian Area Studies major leading to BA degree


A major in Russian Area Studies leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree requires the completion of at least 33 credits as follows:

  1. RUSS 301, 302
  2. Three credits from RAS 473 or 493
  3. One of the following two groups:
    LIT 215 and HIST 220
    LIT 263 and HIST 221
  1. One of the following courses:
    POL 245, 246
    SOAN 245, 246, 260
  1. One of the following courses not used to satisfy the requirements above:
    HIST 220, 221,222, 228
    LIT 215, 263
    POL 245, 246
    SOAN 245, 246, 260
  1. 12 credits chosen from the following Russian area studies courses not used to satisfy any requirements above:
    ARTH 394, when the topic is appropriate
    HIST 220, 221, 222, 228, 322, and when appropriate 401, 402, 403
    LIT 215, 263, 363
    POL 245, 246, and when appropriate, 380, 401, 402, 403, 406
    RUSS 313, 315, 316, 363, 395, 401, 402, 403
    RAS 401, 402, 403, 493
    SOAN 245, 246, 260

Additional courses required as prerequisites for completion of the above are RUSS 111, 112, 261 and 262. Also, most politics courses that grant credit toward the Russian Area Studies major require POL 105 as a prerequisite.

6. 12 credits chosen from the following Russian area studies courses not used to satisfy any requirements above: