2004-2005 UAF Catalog  

Russian Studies

College of Liberal Arts
Interdisciplinary Program

B.A. Degree

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits
Students majoring in Russian studies are encouraged to spend one or two semesters on an exchange program in Russia.

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Major—B.A. Degree

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
  3. Complete the following Russian studies core requirements:*

    RUSS 201—Intermediate Russian I 4 credits

    RUSS 202—Intermediate Russian II 4 credits

    RUSS 301W,O—Advanced Russian 3 credits

    RUSS 302W,O—Advanced Russian 3 credits

    RUSS 431—Studies in Russian Culture 3 credits

    RUSS 432—Studies of Russian Literature 3 credits

    RUSS 482—Selected Topics in Russian Literature 3 credits
  4. Complete 9 credits from the following Russian Studies electives:*

    ANTH 302—Ethnography of Siberia 3 credits

    BA 460O—International Business 3 credits

    ECON 463W—International Economics 3 credits

    GEOG 306—Geography of Russia 3 credits

    HIST 315—Europe: 1900-1945 3 credits

    HIST 460—Russian America 3 credits

    HIST 464—History of Russia 3 credits

    PS 468W—Government and Politics of Russia 3 credits
  5. Minimum credits required 120

* Student must earn a C grade or better in each course.
Note: BA 460 and ECON 463 are recommended for students who are planning to minor in business administration. Please contact the business administration department for prerequisites.


  1. Complete 15 credits from the Russian studies core or an advisor-approved combination from the Russian studies core and Russian studies electives.
  2. Minimum credits required 15

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