The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures is currently not accepting applications for the major or minor in Russian. For further information email

Students pursuing a bachelor of arts with a major in Russian will normally take the following courses in their first year:

English 1090
(critical reading and writing (CRW) course)
CRW course1
Russian 1000 Russian 1001
quantitative reasoning (QR) course  QR course
minor program course minor program course
(breadth of knowledge course encouraged)
(breadth of knowledge course encouraged)
  1. German 1010 is recommended.
  2. Students intending to major in Russian should complete Language 2800 or Linguistics 2800.

Contact information

For assistance with course selection, contact the Academic Advising Centre.

For additional program information, visit the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures or contact the undergraduate program director.