The undergraduate minor in Russian requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in Russian courses, including 12 s.h. earned in courses considered advanced for the minor 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 can be applied toward the minor.

Students must have four years of Russian language and one semester of either RUSS:3113 Beginning Composition and Conversation I or RUSS:3114 Beginning Composition and Conversation II. The department recommends that students choose courses numbered 3000 or above for the minor, such as the following.

All of these:
RUSS:3111Third-Year Russian I4
RUSS:3112Third-Year Russian II4
RUSS:4111Fourth-Year Russian I4
RUSS:4112Fourth-Year Russian II4
One of these:
RUSS:3113Beginning Composition and Conversation I4
RUSS:3114Beginning Composition and Conversation 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 15 s.h. in Russian courses, including 12 s.h. earned in courses considered advanced for the minor 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 can be applied toward the minor.  
Students must have four years of Russian language and one semester of either RUSS:3113 Beginning Composition & Conversation I or RUSS:3114 Beginning Composition & Conversation II.  
 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
RUSS:3114
Beginning Composition and Conversation II
or Beginning Composition and Conversation I
4
 Hours8
 Total Hours38