Students wishing to pursue a BA in Slavic Studies may concentrate in either Russian or Polish with either an interdisciplinary focus or a language focus:

  • Slavic major with Russian Concentration
  • Slavic major with Polish Concentration and Interdisciplinary or Language Focuses

The Slavic Studies Major consists of 30-33 Credits; the Slavic Major Code is 16.0400 - students with questions about the BA in Slavic Studies should contact one of the Slavic Studies Advisors (see below).

Polish Concentration

All students in this concentration must take the following courses:

I: Basic Requirements (you need to take ALL of the courses listed here):

  • POL 2060: Composition/Conversation (4 cr.)
  • POL 3000: Polish Grammar and Usage (4 cr.)
  • POL 3030: Language Skills: Advanced Speaking & Writing (4 cr.)
  • POL 2710: Survey of Polish Culture (3 cr.)

     *In the Spring-Summer semester POL 2710 is offered in conjunction with Poland Study Abroad Program.

  • POL 5993: Writing Intensive Course (0 cr.)

II. Film Requirement (take ONE course):

  • SLA 3710: Russian and East European Film (3 cr.)
  • SLA/POL 3750: Polish and Yugoslavian Auteur Cinema (3 cr.)

III. Slavic Elective Requirement: 
               (Take NINE credits. THREE credits must be for a literature course; literature courses are marked with "Lit.")

  • POL 3060: Medical Polish I (1cr.)
  • POL 3061: Medical Polish II (1 cr.)
  • SLA 2310: Short Fiction from Central Europe and Russia (Lit.) (3 cr.)
  • RUS 2700: European Existentialist Literature (Lit.) (3 cr.)
  • RUS 3050: Russian Practicum (3 cr.)
  • RUS 3600/ 5600: Nineteenth Century Russian Literature (Lit.) (3 cr.)
  • RUS 3650/ 5650: Russian Literature Since 1900 (Lit.) (3 cr.)
  • SLA 3310: Women in the Slavic World (3 cr.)
  • POL/ RUS/ SLA/ UKR 3700: The Changing Face of Europe (1-2 cr.)
  • SLA/POL 3800/RUS 3810: Topics in Slavic Culture (3-6 cr.)
    *Topics include:  Polish Literature; Polish and Russian Drama; Literature, Art, and Song of the Gulag; Solzhenitsyn: Writer vs. the State.  (All Lit.)
     Polish Literature course (Lit.) is offered every other year in the fall semester.

IV. Interdisciplinary Focus (a), OR the Language Focus (b) Requirement: 

 
    (a) Interdisciplinary Focus (Select any TWO courses)

  • ECO 2010: Microeconomics (3-4 cr.)
  • ECO 2020: Macroeconomics (3-4 cr.)
  • GPH 3200: Europe (3 cr.)
  • GKM/CLA 3590: Byzantine Civilization (3 cr.)
  • HIS 3490: History of Russia and Eurasia to 1917 (4 cr.)
  • HIS 3995: The Russian Revolution (4 cr.)
  • HIS 5450: The Age of Ideology in the Interwar Period (4 cr.) 
  • HIS 5490: Russian History through the Revolution (4 cr.)
  • HIS 5500: The Soviet Union (4 cr.)
  • HIS 5640: History of Holocaust (4 cr.)
  • HIS 5440: Twentieth Century Europe (4 cr.)
  • MKT 5750: International Marketing Management (3 cr.)
  • PS 2510: Introduction of Political Ideologies (4cr.)
  • PS 2710: Comparative Politics (4 cr.)
  • PS 3710: Politics of Western Europe (4 cr.)
  • PS 3715: Central and Eastern Europe (4 cr.)
  • PS 4810: Foreign Politics of Major Powers (4 cr.)
  • THR 5600/7600 Study Abroad: Moscow Art Theater School (4 cr.)

     (b) Language Focus
              Select ONE OPTION for your requirement:

     Option 1: two Russian language courses (8 cr.)
     Option 2: two Ukrainian language courses (8 cr.) (*** As of 2016 our program does not offer courses in the Ukrainian language.)

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