Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
(18 semester hours)
This interdisciplinary minor allows students to study the history and culture of Russia, East Europe, and Eurasia, broadly defined as the territory of the former Soviet republic, from medieval times to today. Drawing from a range of disciplines and approaches, students have the opportunity to explore issues of political, social, and regional identity and cultural diversity as well as official and popular culture.
Proficiency in Russian 102 or above is required. Students are encouraged to attend the Miami summer Russian language workshop in Novgorod, Russia, the Miami summer Russian culture workshop in St. Petersburg, Russia, or an approved academic study program in Central Asia, the Caucasus, or East Europe.
A minimum 2.0 g.p.a. is required for all courses in this minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). Students planning to take this minor should consult with the chief departmental adviser.
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Department of German, Russian, and East Asian Languages
172 Irvin Hall