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Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures

Slavic and East European Track (Bachelor of Arts in Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures)

Students on Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022 requirements SLSLVEETRK

This track is designed for students seeking a basic knowledge of a Slavic language other than Russian (Czech, Polish, Serbian and Croatian), and familiarization with its literature and culture in English translation. In addition, students either do work in another Slavic literature or culture in English translation (including Russian), or study another Slavic language (including Russian). Such courses do not count toward a major in the Russian track.

Requirements

The major requires at least 32 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Language and Culture. One (1) of the following options:
    • Czech Language Option.
      1. Elementary Czech I. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-C 101 Elementary Czech I
      2. Elementary Czech II. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-C 102 Elementary Czech II
      3. Intermediate Czech I. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-C 201 Intermediate Czech I
      4. Intermediate Czech II. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-C 202 Intermediate Czech II
      5. Literature I. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-C 363 History of Czech Literature and Culture
      6. Literature II. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-C 364 Lovers & Murderers: Czech Literature and Culture from WWII to Today
    • Polish Language Option.
      1. Elementary Polish I. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-P 101 Elementary Polish I
      2. Elementary Polish II. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-P 102 Elementary Polish II
      3. Intermediate Polish I. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-P 201 Intermediate Polish I
      4. Intermediate Polish II. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-P 202 Intermediate Polish II
      5. Literature I. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-P 363 Faces of War and Freedom
      6. Literature II. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-P 364 From Anxiety To Revolution
    • Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language Option.
      1. Elementary Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-S 101 Elementary Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I
      2. Elementary Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian II. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-S 102 Elementary Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian II
      3. Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-S 201 Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I
      4. Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian II. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-S 202 Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian II
      5. Literature I. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-S 363 Literature and Culture of the Southern Slavs I: Literature and Nationalism in the Balkans
      6. Literature II. One (1) course:
        • SLAV-S 364 Socialist Modernism
  2. Central European Cinema. One (1) course:
    • SLAV-R 353 Central European Cinema
  3. Advanced Electives. Three (3) courses:
    • SLAV-C 301 Advanced Intermediate Czech I
    • SLAV-C 302 Advanced Intermediate Czech II
    • SLAV-C 365 Seminar in Czech and Central European Literatures and Cultures
    • SLAV-C 366 Czech Cinema
    • SLAV-P 301 Advanced Intermediate Polish I
    • SLAV-P 302 Advanced Intermediate Polish II
    • SLAV-P 365 Topics in Polish Literature and Culture
    • SLAV-P 366 The Bold and the Restless: Polish Film from the 1950s to the Present
    • SLAV-P 473 Fourth-Year Polish I
    • SLAV-P 474 Fourth-Year Polish II
    • SLAV-N 481 Fifth-Year Russian I
    • SLAV-N 482 Fifth-Year Russian II
    • SLAV-S 301 Advanced Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I
    • SLAV-S 302 Advanced Intermediate Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian II
    • SLAV-S 320 Special Topics in Slavic Studies
    • SLAV-S 401 Fourth-Year Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian I
    • SLAV-S 402 Fourth-Year Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian II
    • SLAV-S 499 Senior Honors Seminar
    • SLAV-R 301 Advanced Intermediate Russian I
    • SLAV-R 302 Advanced Intermediate Russian II
    • SLAV-R 322 Linguistic Approaches to Russian Literature
    • SLAV-R 325 Advanced Intermediate Oral Russian I
    • SLAV-R 326 Advanced Intermediate Oral Russian II
    • SLAV-R 328 Nabokov
    • SLAV-R 334 Tolstoy and Dostoevsky
    • SLAV-R 349 Myth and Reality: Women in Russian Literature and in Life
    • SLAV-R 352 Russian and Soviet Film
    • SLAV-R 381 Dostoevsky and His Demons
    • SLAV-R 398 Special Credit in Slavic Languages
    • SLAV-R 401 Advanced Russian I
    • SLAV-R 402 Advanced Russian II
    • SLAV-R 403 Russian Phonetics
    • SLAV-R 404 Structure of Russian
    • SLAV-R 405 Readings in Russian Literature I
    • SLAV-R 406 Readings in Russian Literature II
    • SLAV-R 407 Readings in Russian Culture, History, and Society I
    • SLAV-R 408 Readings in Russian Culture, History, and Society II
    • SLAV-R 421 Fifth-Year Russian
    • SLAV-R 422 Fifth-year Russian II
    • SLAV-R 425 Advanced Oral Russian I
    • SLAV-R 426 Advanced Oral Russian II
    • SLAV-R 451 Russian Poetry
    • SLAV-R 470 Political Russian
    • SLAV-R 472 Business Russian
  4. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Major Residency. At least 18 credit hours in the major must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Major Upper Division Courses. At least 18 credit hours in the major 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 major.
    4. Major GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the major—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. College Breadth. At least 58 credit hours must be completed in courses from College of Arts and Sciences disciplines outside of the major area.

Major Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

  • Any course at the 100-499 level with the SLAV subject area prefix--as well as any other subject areas that are deemed functionally equivalent
  • Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken--as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent--except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
  • Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

The above courses cannot be applied toward the College Breadth requirement in the major.

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

  • Minor in Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures (SLAVEAEMIN)
  • Russian Track (Bachelor of Arts in Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures) (SLVRUSNTRK)
  • [Discontinued credential name unavailable] (SLAVMIN)

Exceptions to and substitutions for major requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.