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Languages and Cultures (BA) – Russian and East European Studies Track Program

Administered by Department of Languages and Cultures
Effective Fall, 2013

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

A total of 33 semester hours is required for a major in Russian and East European Studies. Students must receive a minimum grade of C in every course required for the major.

Required courses for the major include (6 credits):
LANGCULT.200 Comparative Cultural Studies
LANGCULT.400 Comparative Language Studies

Russian and East European Studies Track Course Requirements (18 credits):
RUSSIAN.101 Russian I
RUSSIAN.102 Russian II
RUSSIAN.203 Intermediate Russian I
RUSSIAN.204 Intermediate Russian II
RUSSIAN.305 Russian for Professional Communication I
RUSSIAN.306 Russian for Professional Communication ll

3 Credits by Advisement from the Following:
RUSSIAN.211 Russian Culture and Civilization
RUSSIAN.212 Russian Film, Literature, and Culture
RUSSIAN.214 East European Film, Literature, and Culture

SIX CREDITS from one of the following groups of concentration courses:

a) Humanities Concentration:
HISTORY.349 Medieval Russia
HISTORY.356 Imperial Russia
HISTORY.452 Soviet Russia
HISTORY.405/505 Jews of Europe
HISTORY.460/461 Topics in European History
RUSSIAN.290 Independent Study

b) Business Concentration:
ECONOMIC.322 Contrasting Economics
ECONOMIC.333 International Economics
ECONOMIC.334 Economic Growth of Underdeveloped Areas
ECONOMIC.531 Current Economic Problems
ECONOMIC.532 Comparative Economic Systems
ECONOMIC.533 International Economic Policies and Relations
BUSED.350 Valuing Diversity in Business
LAW.407 International Legal Environment in Business

c) Social and Political Sciences Concentration:
ANTHRO.320 Contemporary World Cultures
ANTHRO.440 Language and Culture
EDFOUND.406 Multicultural Education
EGGS.102 World Cultural Geography
EGGS.104 World Regional Geography
POLISCI.181 Contemporary Issues in World Politics
POLISCI.280 Introduction to International Relations
POLISCI.487 International Law and Organization

Note: Up to 18 credits can be satisfied by credit transfer from study abroad programs in Poland, the Russian Federation, or Ukraine