German and Russian Minors

2015 - 2016 Catalog

The German and Russian department has the following degrees:

German minor

A minor in German requires at least seven courses beyond GERM 261, as follows. A student may not complete both a minor in German and either a major in German. In meeting the requirements of this discipline-based minor, a student may not use more than nine (9) credits used to meet the requirements of another major or minor. German minors are encouraged, though not required, to have a term of study in a German-speaking country.

  1. GERM 262, or equivalent, 311, and 312
  2. Four additional German-language or German-related courses including:
    a. at least two 300- or 400-level courses taught in German
    b. The remaining two courses can be in German, OR one may be a German literature in translation course (LIT 295) and one may be a German-related course taken from the approved cognate list.
  1. Required courses
  2. Four additional German-language or German-related courses including:
  3. a. at least two 300- or 400-level courses taught in German

    b. The remaining two courses can be in German, OR one may be a German literature in translation course (LIT 295) and one may be a German-related course taken from the approved cognate list.

Russian Language and Culture minor

A minor in Russian language and culture requires at least eight courses. A student may not complete both a major in Russian area studies and a minor in Russian language and culture. In meeting the requirements of this interdisciplinary minor, a student must use at least nine credits that are not also used to meet the requirements of any other major or minor.

  1. Language: RUSS 111, 112, 261, 262, 301, 302
  2. Literature: Either 315 or 316.
  3. Culture Component: Two courses chosen from the following:
    ARTH 380, when the topic is appropriate
    HIST 220, 221, 222, 322
    LIT 215, 263
    RUSS 315, 316, 395
    RAS 403, when the topic is appropriate
    SOAN 245, 246, 260
  1. Language:
  2. Literature:
  3.  Take either

  4. Culture Component:
  5. Two courses chosen from the following: