Russian - Minor
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies
109 Satterfield Hall
The Russian minor offers a solid grounding in both spoken and written Russian, in addition to a broad-based understanding of Russian literature and culture. By cultivating linguistic proficiency and cultural literacy, as well as a greater appreciation for the diverse cultures within the Russian-speaking world, this minor prepares students to visit Russia and to interact in informal and professional settings with native speakers.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
|Prerequisite Requirements 1|
|ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN I|
|ELEMENTARY RUSSIAN II|
|INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN I|
|INTERMEDIATE RUSSIAN II|
|RUSS 32201||INTENSIVE RUSSIAN GRAMMAR||3|
|RUSS 32211||COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION||3|
|RUSS 32303||MODERN WRITERS (ELR) (WIC)||3|
|RUSS 32421||RUSSIAN CIVILIZATION (ELR) (WIC)||3|
|Russian Upper-Level Literature Electives||6|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||18|
Prerequisites may be satisfied with demonstrated language proficiency.
|Minimum Minor GPA|
- Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).
Some courses in the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies are offered on a rotating basis, and course availability may change at any time. Visit the department's website for course offering projections and advising with course planning.