Russian and East European Studies Studies Certificate
The College of Arts and Sciences offers an undergraduate certificate program on Russia and Eastern 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, Eastern and Central Europe Europe, and Eurasia including the fundamentals of the Russian language and the history, literature, politics and economies of these important regions.
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, which can be completed as a directed reading or senior seminar in the student's major field resulting in a substantial work of original scholarship.
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.
Topic approved by the director and written under the supervision of a faculty member involved in the program. Normally this requirement is satisfied by taking supervised research in the department of each student’s majors.
Additional topics and courses may be approved for credit toward the certificate at the discretion of the program director.
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