This is the first version of the 2022-23 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

The undergraduate minor in Russian requires a minimum of 16 s.h. in Russian coursework. All courses must be 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. Furthering Language Incentive Program (FLIP) credit cannot be applied toward the minor.

The minor in Russian requires the following coursework.

Required Courses

All of these:
RUSS:3111Third-Year Russian I4
RUSS:3112Third-Year Russian II4
RUSS:4111Fourth-Year Russian I4
RUSS:4112Fourth-Year Russian II4

Sample Plan of Study

Sample plans represent one way to complete a program of study. Actual course selection and sequence will vary and should be discussed with an academic advisor. For additional sample plans, see MyUI.

Russian, Minor

Plan of Study Grid (Manual)
Academic Career
Any SemesterHours
The undergraduate minor in Russian requires a minimum of 16 s.h. in Russian coursework. All courses must be taken at the University of Iowa.
Students must maintain a GPA of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor.
Coursework may not be taken pass/nonpass.
Furthering Language Incentive Program (FLIP) credit cannot be applied toward the minor.
 Hours0
First Year
Fall
RUSS:1111 First-Year Russian I a, b 5
 Hours5
Spring
RUSS:1112 First-Year Russian II a, b 5
 Hours5
Second Year
Fall
RUSS:2111 Second-Year Russian I a, b 4
 Hours4
Spring
RUSS:2112 Second-Year Russian II a, b 4
 Hours4
Third Year
Fall
RUSS:3111 Third-Year Russian I 4
 Hours4
Spring
RUSS:3112 Third-Year Russian II 4
 Hours4
Fourth Year
Fall
RUSS:4111 Fourth-Year Russian I 4
 Hours4
Spring
RUSS:4112 Fourth-Year Russian II 4
 Hours4
 Total Hours34
a
Language level placement will be determined by placement exam score and/or oral interview. Students who place into the 5th semester level of the language will begin coursework at that level and will not be required to take semesters 1-4 of the language.
b
This course is a prerequisite for the required minor courses.