The College of Arts and Sciences offers an undergraduate certificate program on Russia and East Europe, a broad multidisciplinary course of study leading to a certificate of proficiency in Russian and East European studies.
With a broad liberal arts background, students will gain a well-planned, comprehensive introduction to Russia and Eastern Europe, including the fundamentals of the Russian language and the history, literature, politics and economies of the region.
The program includes a minimum of 30 credits in language and area studies courses.
The basic program consists of 12 credits in Russian language (or a proficiency examination in another language of Eastern Europe), 15 credits in area courses, and a 3-credit program essay.
Additional topics and courses may be approved for credit toward the certificate at the discretion of the program director.