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2013 - 2014

BA in Russian
(50–85 hours*)


General Information

Important Note for Returned Russian-Speaking Missionaries: Register for third-year Russian classes. Russ 330 is recommended. Russ 202 will be waived as a requirement for Russian majors and should not be taken except when remedial work is necessary and permission is obtained from the section leader. Credit for Russ 101, 102, 201, and 211 is available through a test given as part of Russ 330. Returned missionaries must complete Russ 330 and talk with the Russian section head before declaring a major.

Program Requirements    |    View MAP   |    View Program Outcomes

  1. Complete the following preparatory courses (may be waived for students with sufficient proficiency in the language):
  2. Complete the following major courses:
  3. Complete one course from the following:
  4. Complete a substantial program of study that complements the student's educational and professional goals. This program should be described and justified in a letter to the Russian section leader, and approved by the section, no later than the year before graduation.

Note: In addition to completing other Russian course work, it is expected that majors who have not spent an extended period in Russia will live for at least a semester in the Russian Student Foreign Language Residence and complete the BYU or approved equivalent Study Abroad program in Russia.

*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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