University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Russian Studies Minor

Minor - Russian Studies


Lower-Division Core Courses19
Minor Electives9
Total Hours28

Degree Specific Credits: 28

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Lower Division Core Courses

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories. 19 total credits required.


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-


Complete the following course:
RUSS 105YIntro to Russian Culture3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Minor Electives

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 9 total credits required.


Complete one of the following courses:3
Russia to 1881
Russia Since 1881
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Russian Electives

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
Russian Cinema and Culture
Russian: Oral & Written Expression I
Russian: Oral and Written Expression II
Evil and the Supernatural in Russian Literature
Beauty, Power and Pride in Russian Literature
19th-Century Russian Authors
20th-Century Russian Authors
Russian Short Story
Russian Poetry
Seminar in Russian Studies
Total Hours3
 Minimum Required Grade: C-

Russian Elective in Another Discipline

Complete 3 upper-division credits in another department/discipline besides Russian or History. Speak with your minor advisor or the Russian Studies program director about which courses might fulfill this requirement.3
Total Hours3
 Minimum Required Grade: C-