Major in MCL/Russian Studies (MCL/RUST)

This program is designed to produce an integrated knowledge of Russian language, literature, culture, history, politics, and society, as well as a firm grounding in the disciplines represented in the Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures, & Cultures.  In addition to the UK Core requirements and College of Arts & Sciences requirements, students complete a program that includes MCL Common Core courses, as well as a full complement of courses in Russian language, literature, culture, and history. This  major prepares students for a variety of career paths.

MCL/RUSSIAN STUDIES

MCL Common Core

MCL 100: The World Of Language....……..….  3

MCL 200: Global Literacy …………….……..  3

Cross-disciplinary requirement: a course at or above the 200-level offered by MCL in an area other than the student’s field of concentration......…  3

MCL 495: Capstone Research Project .………  3

 

Total Core hours……………………………….  12

 

Russian Studies Requirements

 

RUS 301 Conversation and Composition I ........  3

RUS 302 Advanced Intermediate Russian II .......  3

RUS 371 (former 270) Russian Culture 900-1900 ...........  3

RUS 372 (former 271) Russian Culture 1900-present...........  3

 

Total Required hours…………….…………….  12

 

Electives

In addition, the student must complete 12 hours chosen from the following:

RUS 275 Russian Film........  3

RUS 370 Russian Folklore........  3

RUS 380 Love & Death in 19th Century Russian Literature........  3

RUS 381 Writing, Revolution, and Reaction in Modern Russian Literature........  3

RUS 401 Advanced Russian I........  3  

RUS 402 Advanced Russian II ........  3

RUS 410G Russian for Special Purposes (repeatable up to 9 total hours with different subtitles) ........  3

RUS 420G Readings in Russian Literature........  3

RUS 501 Structure of Russian........  3   

RUS 502  Structure of Russian........  3

RUS 525 Literary Studies  (repeatable for up to 6 total hours with different subtitles) ........  3   

RUS 535 Visual Studies (repeatable for up to 6 total hours with different subtitles) ........  3  

RUS 545 Cultural Studies (repeatable for up to 6 total hours with different subtitles) ........  3

RUS 555 Topical Seminar (repeatable for up to 6 total hours with different subtitles) ........  3

MCL 375-376 or other Study Abroad Courses approved by the DUS

 

Plus 6 credit hours related to Russia/Former USSR from outside the major department:

 

ANT 329 Cultures & Societies of Eurasia and Eastern Europe: Socialist & Post-Socialist Change........  3

 

HIS 385  History of Russia to 1825........  3

HIS 386 History of Russia since 1825........  3

HIS 534 Russia in the 19th Century........  3

HIS 535 Russia in the 20th Century........  3

HIS 536 Intellectual & Cultural History of Russia to 1800........  3

HIS 537 Intellectual & Cultural History of Russia 1800 to the Present........  3

 

Total Elective hours: ………............................... 18

 

TOTAL MAJOR HOURS …………………....  42

 

 

Information is also available on the RUST Minor.

 

See our listing of current courses.

 

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