Academics

Russian Major and Minor


Concentration Requirements (32 Credits)


Common Course Requirements - 6 credits

  • LIN 3003 Language Matters
  • LIT 4804 Literature as Cultural Study

Required Courses - 8 credits

  • RUS 2220 Intermediate Russian I
  • RUS 2221 Intermediate Russian II

Note: Students who demonstrate sufficient proficiency may be excused from RUS 2220 and RUS 2221, note, students will still have to meet the credit requirements (e.g. heritage learners).

Electives - 18 credits

  • RUT 3110 19th Century Russian Literature in English
  • RUS 3240 Russian Language & Culture through Film I
  • RUS 3500 Russian Civilization
  • RUS 3470 Overseas Study
  • RUT 3111 20th Century Russian Literature in English
  • RUS 4241 Russian Language & Culture through Film II
  • RUS 4900 Selected Topics
  • RUS 4905 Directed Study
  • One course from EUH, INR or PHI dealing with Russia

Russia Combined with a second concentration (36 credits)


 A student interested in a second concentration will complete the following:

  • LIT 4804 Literature as Cultural Study
  • LIN 3003 Language Matters
  • 15 credits of Russian electives beyond the 2 level of Russian
  • 15 credits from the second concentration

May choose from Applied Linguistics, Chinese, Classics, East Asian Studies, French, German, Italian and Spanish (pre-requisites may apply)


Minor (15 credits)


Language - 8 credits

  • RUS 2220 Intermediate Russian I (fall)
  • RUS 2221 Intermediate Russian II (spring)

Electives - 7 credits

  • Select from 3000, 4000 level courses

For more information, contact LanguagesAdvise@usf.edu. Please visit the World Languages website to declare a major or a minor.

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