Russian Studies Minor

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Liberal Arts, College of » Modern Languages
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Program Description:

A minor in a foreign language greatly enhances a student's career prospects. The Russian Studies minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours selected from courses at the 2000 level or above.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  •   Be able to understand, speak, read and write Russian at an "Intermediate Low" level as defined by the proficiency criteria of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
  •   Understand and respect cultural differences leading to effective interaction within a Russian-speaking society and in any culturally complex situation.
  •   Have a foundation in one or more of the following areas: geography, history and literary tradition of the diverse Russian-speaking world.
  •   Understand the impact Russian culture and the Russian language have had and continue to have on other cultures.
  •   Develop strong analytical and critical thinking skills.


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