University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Russian Language Education Minor

  • This minor contains course requirements designed to meet state standards. Those interested in teaching in K-12 schools must complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in a teaching content area plus the Teacher Education Program through the Department of Teaching and Learning. Additional teaching areas can be added through completion of the education/teaching concentration of a major or education/teaching minor in that content area.
  • To complete this minor, you need to contact the Teaching and Learning Department. Approvals for this minor must come from the Teaching and Learning Department.
  • Individuals completing this minor must also complete the education/teaching concentration of a major in another teaching content area.

Minor - Russian Language Education


Lower-Division Core Requirements16
Upper-Division Credits12
Russian Language Education Requirement3
Total Hours31

Degree Specific Credits: 31

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Lower-Division Core Requirements

Complete all of the following courses:
RUSS 101Elementary Russian I4
RUSS 102Elementary Russian II4
RUSS 201Intermediate Russian I4
RUSS 202Intermediate Russian II4
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C -

Upper-Division Credits

Complete 12 upper-division credits in Russian-related courses taught by WLC faculty or equivalent.12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Russian Language Education Requiremen

Complete the following course:
WLC 410Methods Teaching Foreign Language3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Secondary Teaching Licensure

Note: For endorsement to teach Russian, a student also must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program and meet all the requirements for secondary teaching licensure. For more information, see the Teaching and Learning Department