College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Slavic Department offers four minors at the undergraduate level.

Slavic Cultures in Translation

This minor requires no knowledge of a Slavic language, but provides a solid knowledge of West, South, and East Slavic cultures through texts read in English translation.

  • Two courses chosen from: SLAV 140/141, SLAV 144/145, SLAV 148/149, or SLAV 340/341.
  • 12 hours of Slavic literature and culture courses at the 300 level or above.
  • Students should consult with an undergraduate advisor to make sure that their selection of Junior-Senior hours assures broad enough representation of different aspects of Slavic Literatures and Cultures.

Russian

This minor requires at least two years of course work in Russian language and offers a broadly based knowledge of Russian language, linguistics, and literature.

  • RUSS 208 (6 hours).
  • 3 hours in linguistics at the 300 level or above. (please refer to the list of available courses in the Russian Studies Track)
  • 3 hours in literature at the 300 level or above.
  • 6 hours in language, linguistics, or literature at the 300 level or above, at the student’s discretion.

Polish Studies

This minor requires at least two years of course work in Polish language and offers a broadly based knowledge of Polish language, literature, culture, and history.

  • PLSH 204–208 (Intermediate Polish I & II; 6 hours).
  • SLAV 506 (West Slavic Literature and Civilization; 3 hours)
  • 9 hours in language, history, culture, or literature at the 300 level or above (please refer to the list of available courses in the Polish Studies Track).

South Slavic Studies

This minor requires at least two years of course work in Croatian/Serbian language and offers a broadly based knowledge of South Slavic languages, literatures, cultures, and history.

  • BCRS 204–208 (Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I & II; 6 hours).
  • SLAV 508 (South Slavic Literature and Civilization; 3 hours)
  • 9 hours in South Slavic languages, history, cultures, or literatures at the 300 level or above (please refer to the list of available courses in the South Slavic Studies Track).

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