Russian Minor

Overview of Program & Requirements

Students minoring in Russian will complete 16 credits consisting of Russian 110, Russian 210, and 6 additional credits. For more information about the credit requirements for this minor, see the course catalog.

Curious about why you should learn Russian? Check out this flier!

Russian Courses Offered

  • Intensive Beginning Russian: Primary emphasis on developing the skills of understanding, speaking, reading and writing Great Russian, with thorough study of the Cyrillic alphabet.
  • Intensive Intermediate Russian: Continues development of the four major skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.  Builds on grammatical concepts learned in RUSS 110 and provides a solid foundation for the student interested in visiting Russia and/or in reading the Russian classics, contemporary literature and newspapers. 
  • Contemporary Russian Culture & Language: A summer travel course to St. Petersburg, Russia.   An examination of the development of Russian history, art, literature, language and culture.

Readers and independent studies may be available upon request.

Contact Information


Konstantin Lyavdansky, Professor of Russian

To learn more about the Russian program, contact Mr. Konstantin Lyavdansky.

Konstantin Lyavdansky 
324 O'Hara Hall
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