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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

    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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