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Modern Languages and Cultures - Russian Immersion

Hiroko Yamashita, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-6074,

This immersion introduces students to the language, customs, and cultural aspects (history, art, literature, politics, anthropology, and music) of Russia and Russian-speaking countries of the world. The immersion consists of three language courses or, with permission, two language courses and one culture course. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. This immersion is closed to students majoring in international and global studies who have chosen an area of study in Russian language, a field specialization in Asia, or are native speakers of Russian.

Choose three consecutive language courses:
   MLRU-201    Beginning Russian I
   MLRU 202    Beginning Russian II
   MLRU-301    Intermediate Russian I
   MLRU-302    Intermediate Russian II
   MLRU-401    Advanced Russian I
   MLRU-402    Advanced Russian II
With MLC faculty adviser permission, one of the following culture courses may be substituted for one of the sequential language courses:
   ENGL-418    Great Authors*
   ENGL-416    Global Literatures and Cultures†

* When the course deals with the history of France and/or Francophone countries.

† When the course deals with the history of Paris.