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Modern Languages and Cultures - Russian immersion

Hiroko Yamashita, Immersion Adviser

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 two language courses and one culture course. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. 

Notes about this immersion:

  • 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 two or 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
One culture course may be used in place of one language course:
   ENGL-418    Great Authors*
   ENGL-416    Topics in Global Literatures*

* This course may be used when the topic focuses on Russian Literature.