Studying Russian at Memorial
Students at Memorial have several options for exploring the Russian language.
The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers both a minor and major program in Russian Language and Literature.
Please note that currently students are not being accepted into the Russian major or minor.
- A major in Russian consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours in Russian including 1000, 1001, 2010, 2011 and 3010, as well as 6 credit hours in courses at the 4000-level. The remaining 15 credit hours comprise any combination of language, literature and culture courses in Russian.
- A minor in Russian consists of a minimum of 24 credit hours in Russian including 1000, 1001, 2010, and 2011. The remaining 12 credit hours comprise any combination of language, literature and culture courses in Russian.
Russian culture courses are taught in English. They include such courses as The Making of Modern Russia (Russian 1050), The Russian Utopian Imagination (Russian 2440), The Russian Ecological Imagination (Russian 3440), Russian Literature: The Twentieth Century (Russian 2601), and Russian Film: 1948-Present (Russian 3023).
Check out this video about the Russian program made by our students:
Dr. Alec Brookes