BA in Slavic Studies with a Russian Concentration

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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 the advisor for the Russian concentration.

To learn more about Russian at WSU, click here.


REQUIRED COURSES

All students in this concentration must take the following courses:

  • RUS 2020: Intermediate Russian (4 cr.)
  • RUS 3010: Intermediate-Adv. Russian I (4 cr.)
  • RUS 3020: Intermediate-Adv. Russian II (4 cr.)
  • RUS 2710: Introduction to Russian Culture (3 cr.)
  • RUS 5993: Writing Intensive (0 cr.)

ELECTIVES

Students must also take FIFTEEN credits of the following courses. Up to six credits can be from outside the Slavic Program ("Interdisciplinary Courses"). Up to 8 credits of Polish language courses can count toward the Russian concentration.

RUSSIAN & SLAVIC COURSES
  • RUS 2030: Russian Conversation (1 cr)
  • RUS 2070: Russian Listening Comprehension I (2 cr)
  • RUS 2991: Understanding the Fairy Tale (3 cr)
  • RUS 3010: Intermediate-Adv. Russian I (taken a second time as fourth year) (4 cr)
  • RUS 3020: Intermediate-Adv. Russian II (taken a second time as fourth year) (4 cr)
  • RUS 3050: Russian Practicum (3 cr)
  • RUS 3070: Russian Listening Comprehension II (2 cr)
  • RUS 3250: Reading Russian (3 cr)
  • RUS 3410 (SLA, POL, ARM 3410) New Soil, Old Roots: The Immigrant Experience
  • RUS 3600/5600: Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature (3 cr.)
  • RUS 5600/5650: Russian Literature Since 1900 (3 cr.)
  • RUS 3700 (SLA/POL/UKR 3700): The Changing Face of Europe (1-2 cr)
  • RUS 3810/POL3800/SLA 3800: Topics in Slavic Culture (topics include: Russian Drama, Literature, Art, and Song of the Gulag, Solzhenitsyn (3 cr.)
  • SLA 2310: Short Fiction from Central Europe and Russia (3 cr.)
  • SLA 3310: Women of the Slavic World (3 cr)
  • SLA 3710: Russian and East European Film (3 cr)
  • SLA 3750: Polish and Yugoslavian Cinema (3 cr)
POLISH COURSES   
  • POL 1010: Elementary Polish (4 cr)
  • POL 1020: Elementary Polish (4 cr)
  • POL 2010: Intermediate Polish (FC) (4 cr)
  • POL 2030: Polish Conversation I (1 cr)
  • POL 2035: Polish Conversation II (1 cr)   
  • POL 2060: Composition and Conversation (4 cr)
  • POL 2710: Survey of Polish Culture (FC) (3 cr)
  • POL 3000: Polish Grammar and Usage (4 cr)
  • POL 3030: Advanced Speaking and Writing (4 cr)
  • POL 3060: Medical Polish I (online) (1 cr)   
  • POL 3061: Medical Polish II (online) (1 cr)
INTERDISCIPLINARY COURSES
  • ECO 2010: Microeconomics (3-4 cr)
  • ECO 2020: Macroeconomics (3-4 cr)
  • GKM 3590: Byzantine Civilization (HS) (3 cr)
  • GPH 3200: Europe (3 cr)
  • HIS 3490: History of Russia and Eurasia to 1917 (4 cr)
  • HIS 3995: The Russian Revolution (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)
  • P S 2510: Introduction to Political Ideologies (4 cr)
  • P S 2710: Comparative Politics (4 cr)
  • P S 3710: Politics of Western Europe (4 cr)
  • P S 3715: Central and Eastern Europe (4 cr)
  • P S 4810: Foreign Policies of Major Powers (4 cr)
  • THR 5600/7600: Study Abroad: Moscow Art Theater School (4 cr)

Note about Writing Intensive:

Students must take the Writing Intensive course (RUS 5993) (0 cr.) with one of the following courses:

  • RUS 3600 (19th Cent. lit)
  • RUS 3650 (Russian lit after 1900)
  • SLA 2310 (Short Fiction)
  • SLA 3710 (Russian and East European Film)

For course descriptions, please see the University Bulletin.

Chris Clark
Advisor for the Russian Concentration
477 Manoogian Hall
gk0393@wayne.edu

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