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Courses Offered in Russian

Russian courses at a glance

Course number

Area of focus

RUSS 201, 209, 301, 303, 331, 333, 401 and 403

Russian language courses

RUSS 361, 363*, 461* and 463*

Study of culture and further development of language skills

RUSS 317*, 355* and SLAV 355

Russian and East-European culture through texts in English

RUSS 397, 497, 551, 561 and 591

Independent study and guided research

The courses marked with an asterisk are special topics courses and can be repeated for credit.
Need help? Contact the Russian Advisor
What courses in other disciplines can be part of my Russian program?
Certain courses in other disciplines focusing on Russia, Eastern Europe or Eurasia can occasionally count towards your Russian degree. The Russian Advisor will provide guidance on a case-by-case basis. Here are some recent examples:

  • ANTH 329.04 “Ethnographic Survey of Selected World Areas: Central Asia”

  • HTST 333 “The Age of Totalitarianism”

  • HTST 412 “Russia and the Soviet Union”

  • HTST 545.09 “Topics in Military History: The Great Patriotic War”

  • GEOG 397.02 “Regional Geography of Selected World Areas: Former Soviet Union”

Programs in the Faculty of Arts are undergoing curriculum reviews and details in this section may change.