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Russian

Coordinator

Dr. Tatiana Filosofova

Tatiana.Filosofova@unt.edu

Minor in Russian Studies

A minor in Russian Studies requires a total of 21 hours, including 9 advanced hours. Demonstration of proficiency may be substituted for credit in courses equivalent to RUSS 1010 through RUSS 2050.

Requirements:

Required Courses (12 hours):
RUSS 1010 - Elementary Russian I
RUSS 1020 - Elementary Russian II
RUSS 2040 - Intermediate Russian I
RUSS 2040 - Intermediate Russian II

6 advanced hours from:

RUSS 3070 - Advanced Russian Conversation and Composition
RUSS 3080 - Advanced Russian through Music and Film
RUSS 4980 - Experimental Course (topics vary)
RUSS 4080 - Business Russian
WLLC 3810 - Russian Popular Culture
WLLC 3800 - Russian Folklore and Magic

3 additional advanced hours from:

HIST 4050 - Russia from the 9th to the 19th Century (Department of History)
HIST 4055 - The Russian Empire from 1700 to 1917 (Department of History)
HIST 4060 - Russia in the 20th and 21st Centuries (Department of History)
HIST 4061 - Russian Cultural History of the 20th Century (Department of History)
RUSS 3070 - Advanced Russian Conversation and Composition
RUSS 3080 - Advanced Russian through Music and Film
RUSS 4980 - Experimental Course (topics vary)
RUSS 4080 - Business Russian
LANG 3020 - Russian Popular Culture
WLLC 3800 - Russian Folklore and Magic

Minor in Russian Studies Coordinator Dr. Tatiana Filosofova (WLLC) tatiana.filosofova@unt.edu
Courses on Russian History consultant Dr. Olga Velikanova (Department of History) olga.velikanova@unt.edu

Syllabi & Courses

For full listing of courses with descriptions and prerequisites, please visit UNT's Catalog home page. You can also find syllabi listed on faculty profiles at https://faculty.unt.edu/

Transfer Credit and Placement Test

Students may earn credits in Russian through a placement test or by transferring credits from another institution. For more details, please look for testing information under the Resources section of this website or call the department office.

Dobro Slovo National Slavic Honor Society

The Epsilon Kappa chapter of Dobro Slovo at UNT encourages students who have completed at least two years or placement test equivalent of a Slavic language (Russian, Polish, Serbian, Macedonian, etc.) to apply for admittance into our honor society! There will be one initiation ceremony each semester for students who would like to join and a one time fee of $35 for a pin, certificate, and lifetime membership. For inquiries about the honor society and eligibility please contact honor society president Brody Davis at BrodyDavis@my.unt.edu.

Dobro Slovo, in addition to hosting traditional Russian celebrations like Масленица, Пасха, and Russian Christmas (celebrated in January) in cooperation with the Russian Club provides students opportunities for service through the Russian School of Dallas and through various intercultural activities at UNT.

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