Russian Area Studies involves a program of study that allows the student to pursue courses in language, political science, geography, history, literature, and culture of Russia.
General Interest Area:
History, political science, and geography.
High School Background:
Russian language, English, history, political science, geography, and general interest areas.
Plan of Study:
As a freshman, students will need to enroll in beginning Russian language classes and continue through the 400 level culture and literature courses, as well as take a variety of Russian Studies electives.
How to get Involved:
Visit the language lab on the 6th floor Gruening to try out some of the language resources; apply in the fall for student positions as a language tutor and paper grader; see the department for info on Russian Club happenings; participate in a study abroad program (see the Office of International Programs for more info); stay abreast of world news and events.
Career and Graduate Possibilites:
Possibilities include: Translator/interpreter; writer; journalist; spy; United States government official; embassy official; teacher; or business and commerce person.