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  • Russian and East-European Area Studies

    This certificate provides a foundation for graduate work in the field of and careers in government service. The program is based on a major in economics, foreign languages, geography, history, philosophy, political science, or religion.

    About this Certificate

    Ten credits maximum from the student's major may be used to fulfill the 24-credit area requirement. At least nine credits of coursework must be unique to the Russian and East-European Area Studies certificate out of all other certificates and minors.

    Required Courses

    Courses Credits
    ​RUS 1130 Introduction to Russian Language and Culture 1 and
    RUS 1131 Introduction to Russian Language and Culture 2
    OR
    CZE 1130 Introduction to Czech Language and Culture 1 and
    CZE 1131 Introduction to Czech Language and Culture 2
    OR
    GER 1130 Beginning Intensive German 1 and
    GER 1131 Beginning Intensive German 2
    OR
    HNG 1130 Beginning Hungarian 1 and
    HNG 1131 Beginning Hungarian 2
    OR
    POL 1130 Introduction to Polish Language and Culture 1 and
    POL 1131 Introduction to Polish Language and Culture 2
    OR
    TUR 1130 Beginning Turkish 1 and
    TUR 1131 Beginning Turkish 2
    OR
    Demonstrate an equivalent reading knowledge in Russian or an East-European area language.
    10
    Relevant courses
    Approved by the program advisor
    14
    Total 24

    Students are encouraged to include at least one course in economics, history, political science, and Russian or East-European culture or literature to diversify their program, or to participate in an overseas study program.

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