The undergraduate minor in Russian and Eastern European studies requires a minimum of 15 s.h., including 12 s.h. earned in courses taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. The minor does not require knowledge of the Russian language. 

Students select courses from the following.

RUSS:1082Youth Subcultures After Socialism3
RUSS:1131Introduction to Russian Culture3
RUSS:1132Russia Today3
RUSS:1500Ukraine, a Country at the Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Seminar on Ukrainian History and Culture3
RUSS:1531Slavic Folklore3
RUSS:1532Religion and Culture of Slavs3
RUSS:2100Secrets of Russian Mentality3
RUSS:2131Women in Russian Society3
RUSS:2232Romani (Gypsy) Cultures of Eastern Europe3
RUSS:2531Topics in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studiesarr.
RUSS:3100West and East: Women in the Slavic World3
RUSS:3122Tolstoy and Dostoevsky3-4
RUSS:3131Health Care and Health Reforms in Russia3
RUSS:3202Russian Literature in Translation 1860-19173
POLI:3410Russian Foreign Policy3
POLI:3413Russian Politics3