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. Coursework 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:1131/WLLC:1131Introduction to Russian Culture3
RUSS:1132Russia Today3
RUSS:1531Slavic Folklore3
RUSS:1532Traces of Ancient Russian Culture (IX-XVII Centuries): Vikings, Mongols, and Tsars3
RUSS:2050/WLLC:2050Women from an Unknown Land: The Fight for Independence3
RUSS:2100Russian Mindset: Sex, Business, and Politics3
RUSS:2110Russian Sports: Politics, Scandal, Glory3
RUSS:2111Second-Year Russian I4
RUSS:2112Second-Year Russian II4
RUSS:3122/TRNS:3122/WLLC:3122Tolstoy and Dostoevsky3-4
RUSS:3202/HIST:3492/TRNS:3203/WLLC:3202Russian Literature in Translation 1860-19173
POLI:3410Russian Foreign Policy3