College of Arts & Sciences

Russian Minor

Name of Minor:
Brief description of the subject:
Russian is a critical language as defined by the United States government, and one of six official languages of the UN. It is spoken by 150 million native speakers, and is the official language of the Russian Federation. It is widely spoken in other former Soviet republics and parts of Eastern Europe. Knowledge of Russian, Russian literature, regional politics, and Russian and Central Asian history is key to understanding and being able to work in modern Eurasia.
Brief description of the minor:
The Russian Minor will help you to develop speaking, writing, listening, and reading skills in Russian and will increase your knowledge of Russian culture. Russian minors come from a variety of majors.
Requirements for minor:
Complete all lower-division course work (all 1000- and 2000-level classes) or its equivalent in Russian, followed by 6 hours of upper-division credit in courses taught in Russian. You will need a GPA of 2.5 in Russian with no grade below ā€œCā€ in all upper-division Russian courses to receive the minor.
Contact information for students seeking more information:
 Mr. Anthony Valentine, Undergraduate Advisor
 213 Life Sciences East
 Tel. 405-744-5658
 To schedule an appointment: