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Minors in Slavic Languages and Literatures

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Requirements for the Minors

4 minor tracks are offered.

Polish Studies Minor

The minor requires 18 hours, as follows:

  • PLSH 204 Intermediate Polish I (3)
  • PLSH 208 Intermediate Polish II (3)
  • SLAV 506 West Slavic Literature and Civilization (Polish and Czech) (3)
  • 9 hours in language, history, culture, or literature at the 300 level or above, chosen from courses in the Polish studies emphasis (maximum 1 course from history) (9)

Russian Minor

The minor requires 18 hours, as follows:

  • RUSS 208 Intermediate Russian II (6)
  • 3 hours in Russian linguistics at the 300 level or above (3)
  • 3 hours in Russian literature at the 300 level or above (3)
  • 6 hours in language, linguistics, or literature at the 300 level or above (6)

Slavic Cultures in Translation Minor

Students should consult an undergraduate adviser to make sure that their selection of junior/senior hours assures broad enough representation of different aspects of Slavic literatures and cultures. The minor requires 18 hours, as follows:

  • SLAV 506 West Slavic Literature and Civilization (Polish and Czech) (3) or
    SLAV 508 South Slavic Literature and Civilization (3)
  • 2 courses chosen from the following: (6)
    SLAV 140/SLAV 141 Introduction to Russian Culture
    SLAV 144/SLAV 145 Survey of Russian Literature in Translation
    SLAV 148/SLAV 149 Introduction to Slavic Folklore
    SLAV 340/SLAV 341 Introduction to the Languages and Peoples of Russia and East-Central Europe
  • 9 credit hours of Slavic literature and culture courses at the 300 level or higher (9)

South Slavic Studies Minor

The minor requires 18 hours, as follows:

  • BCRS 204 Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I (3)
  • BCRS 208 Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian II (3)
  • SLAV 508 South Slavic Literature and Civilization (3)
  • 9 hours in South Slavic languages, history, cultures, or literatures at the 300 level or above, chosen from courses in the South Slavic studies emphasis (9)

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