Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in Russian and East European Studies with Language Certification (REELNGMIN)Russian and East European Institute

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Description

The minor indicates that students have achieved special competence in the Russian and East European area, successfully completing interdisciplinary area coursework. The minor in Russian and East European studies requires Distribution courses in three disciplinary groupings.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 21 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Language. Two (2) courses and six (6) credit hours:
    • Central Eurasian Studies
    • European Studies
    • Germanic Studies
    • Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • SLAV-S 508
      • SLAV-S 540
  2. History and Geography. One (1) course:
    • Russian and East European Institute
    • Central Eurasian Studies
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    • College of Arts and Sciences
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    • Collins Living-Learning Center
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    • European Studies, Institute for
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    • Geography
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    • Global and International Studies, School of
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    • History
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    • Jewish Studies
    • Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
  3. Social Sciences. One (1) course:
    • Russian and East European Institute
    • Anthropology
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    • Central Eurasian Studies
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    • College of Arts and Sciences
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    • Collins Living-Learning Center
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    • Criminal Justice
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    • Economics
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    • European Studies, Institute for
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    • Gender Studies
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    • Global and International Studies, School of
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    • Global Living-Learning Community
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    • Hutton Honors College
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    • International Studies
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    • Political Science
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    • Business, Kelley School of
      • BUS-D 301 International Business Environment
      • BUS-D 496 Foreign Study in Business
      • BUS-F 494 International Finance
      • BUS-G 494 Public Policy and the International Economy
      • BUS-M 401 International Marketing
    • Public and Environmental Affairs, School of
      • SPEA-V 160 National and International Policy
  4. Literature and Culture. One (1) course:
    • Russian and East European Institute
    • Art History
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    • Central Eurasian Studies
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    • College of Arts and Sciences
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    • Collins Living-Learning Center
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    • Comparative Literature
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    • English
    • Folklore and Ethnomusicology
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    • Germanic Studies
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    • Global and International Studies, School of
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    • Global Living-Learning Community
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    • Hutton Honors College
      • (approved topic: "Literature of the Holocaust")
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    • Jewish Studies
      • (approved topic: "Literature of the Holocaust")
      • (approved topic: "Russian Jewish Writers")
    • Media School, The
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    • Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
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    • Religious Studies
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    • Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures
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    • Jacobs School of Music
      • MUS-Z 280 Music of the Silk Road
      • MUS-Z 282 Music of Russia
  5. Electives. Two (2) courses:
    • Additional courses from the History and Geography list
    • Additional courses from the Social Sciences list
    • Additional courses from the Literature and Culture list
  6. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. At least 12 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 3.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.