Students pursuing a concentration in Russian gain an understanding of the language, literature and cultures of Russian-speaking peoples and regions. There are opportunities to partake in study abroad programs, which can serve to enhance a student's concentration experience and education.
- Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
- All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
Core 6 Hours Required
RUS 311 Russian Comp/Conversation (3) (Prerequisites: RUS 202 with a grade of C or better)
RUS 312 Russian Comp/Conversation (3) (Prerequisites: RUS 202 with a grade of C or better)
Literature Course (Choose one) -- 3 credit hours
RUS 322 Scandals and Scoundrels: The Nineteenth-Century Russian Novel (L or HU) (3)
RUS 323 Russian Literature and Revolution: The Twentieth Century ((L or HU) & G) (3)
RUS 421 Pushkin (L or HU) (3)
RUS 423 Dostoevsky and Tolstoy (L or HU) (3)
RUS 424 Tolstoy and War and Peace in Russian Literature and Cinema (L or HU) (3)
RUS 425 / THE 425 Chekhov and Russian Drama (L or HU) (3)
RUS 430 Russian Short Story (L or HU) (3)
RUS 439 / SLC 439 Art in Exile: Vladímir Vladímirovich Nabokov (HU & L) (3)
Electives 12 Hours
Choose elective courses from the following:
Select in consultation with an advisor.
RUS 211 Basic Russian Conversation (3)
RUS 212 Basic Russian Conversation (3)
Any RUS 300 or 400 level course
Any SLV 300 or 400 level course
All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 12 credit hour core.
BIS 301, BIS 302 and BIS 402 courses require:
A meeting with your academic advisor to:
Ensure both of your concentration areas have been declared
Are working towards completing (or have completed) 1-2 courses in each declared concentration
- One course meeting general studies MA requirement
- ENG 102 or ENG 105 or ENG 108 or First Year Composition Completed
- Minimum 2.00 GPA
Required Courses (12 credit hours):
BIS 301 Foundations of Interdisciplinary Studies, L (3)
BIS 302 Interdisciplinary Inquiry (3)
Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better
BIS 401 Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (3) (requires application)
Prerequisites: BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better; Minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area
BIS 402 Senior Seminar, L (3)
Prerequisite(s): BIS 301 with C or better; BIS 302 with C or better
For important information, additional major requirements, course descriptions, and application deadlines: Interdisciplinary Studies Core Courses
For assistance in selecting your concentration areas of study complete the Interdisciplinary Studies concentration workshop: Interdisciplinary Studies Pre-Advising Workshop
Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu
- How credits transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu/credits
- How to transfer to ASU from a Two-Year school transfer.asu.edu/ CommunityColleges
Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa
- Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
- MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
- Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.