Policies

Eight credits of coursework must be unique to the minor. Students must complete 18 credits beyond RUSS 250 Gateway to Advanced Russian (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of 2.00 in each course. For policies governing all minors, see AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: RUS

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Core Courses

Language

RUSS 302Russian Conversation and Composition3
or RUSS 303 Russian Advanced Conversation
RUSS 380Advanced Russian I3
RUSS 381Advanced Russian II3
Total Credits9

Literature

RUSS 310Readings in Russian Literature3
or RUSS 311 Contemporary Russian Short Fiction
Total Credits3

Additional Course

RUSS 353Russian Civilization (Mason Core)3
or RUSS 354 Contemporary Post-Soviet Life (Mason Core)
Total Credits3

Elective

Select one elective at the 3xx level or above 13
Total Credits3
1

This course must be conducted in Russian.