- Minor: Russian
- Students may also self-design an interdisciplinary major in Russian. If interested, please contact Dr. Lila Zaharkov (email@example.com) for more information.
Students also have the option of a major or minor in Russian and Central Eurasian Studies.
- Click here to read complete descriptions of the Russian courses offered at Wittenberg.
Minor in Russian
The minor consists of 20 credits chosen from the following courses. Russian 112: Beginning Russian II is the prerequisite for the courses in the 200-level, or by placement exam.
I. Ten credits from the following two-credit courses:
- Russian 260: Contemporary Issues (offered yearly)
- Russian 262: Art of Translation (offered yearly)
- Russian 263: Culture and Film (offered yearly)
- Russian 264: Voices from the Past (offered alternate spring semesters)
- Russian 266: Russian Speech Etiquette (offered alternate years)
- Russian 230: Topics in Russian Language (1-4 credits)
II. Four credits of courses on the 300-level or above (four of which may be taken through study abroad):
- Russian 316: Cultural Traditions (2 credits)
- Russian 317: National Identity (2 credits)
- Russian 330: Topics in Russian Language
- Russian 490: Independent Study
III. Two credits from Culture and Language Across the Curriculum (CLAC)
- One credit of Russian 270: CLAC
- One credit of Russian 370: CLAC
IV. Four credits chosen from:
- Russian 130: Topics in Translation
- History 251: Medieval Russia
- History 252: Imperial Russia
- History 212: Topics in Russian History as appropriate (Medieval History of Eastern Europe, etc.)
- Political Science 352: Russian Foreign Policy
- Sociology 390: Russian and Central Eurasian Societies
- Economics 231: European Economic History (Prerequisite: Economics 190)
- Economics 275: Economies in Transition (Prerequisite: Economics 190)