Russian and East European Studies

Program Director

Dr. Mykola Polyuha
mpolyuha@bloomu.edu | 570-389-4676
Department of Languages and Cultures


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

Common Core (Required)
Languages and Cultures 200: Comparative Cultural Studies
Languages and Cultures 400: Comparative Language Studies

Minor in Russian and Eastern European Studies: 18 credits

NB: Take the Russian Language Placement Test or the Russian OPI to verify a starting point other than Russian 101. If you don't take a placement test, your starting point is Russian 101. (https://bloomu.edu/testing)

Russian 101 Russian I
Russian 102 Russian II
Russian 203 Intermediate Russian I
Russian 204 Intermediate Russian II

3 credits (cultural elective): Russian 211 – Culture & Civilization, Russian 212 – Film, Literature & Culture, Russian 214 – East European Film, Literature & Culture

3 credits (concentration area): History 349, History 356, History 452, History 405/505, History 460/461, Russian 290, Economics 322, Economics 333, Economics 334, Economics 531, Economics 532, Economics 533, BusEd 350, Law 407, Anthro 320, Anthro 440, Edfound 406, EGGS 102, EGGS 104, PoliSci 181, PoliSci 280, PoliSci 487