Saint Louis University's Russian and East European Area Studies minor provides students with an interdisciplinary understanding of the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe, combining language, literature, politics, history, theology, communication, and other subjects.
Daniel L. Schlafly, Jr. Director
Students earn a minor in addition to one or more departmental majors and are prepared for careers in government, business, and academic fields, as well as for graduate study in the field.
Russia Since 1905
Soviet and Post Soviet Politics
Russian Conversation *
*RUSS 2010 Inter Russian: Lang & Culture is a prerequisite requirement. Another RUSS 3000/4000 level language course may be taken in place of 3050
Select four courses with the Russ/Eastern Euro Area attribute, such as:
The Byzantine Empire
World in Conflict Since 1945
Russia to 1905
Philosophy of Karl Marx
Ethnicity and Internal War
Russian Political Culture
Communism, Capitalism and Social Justice
Oral & Written Proficiency I
Oral & Written Prof in Russ II
Russia From Peter to Putin: Imperial, Soviet, and Post-Soviet Culture
Students must maintain a 2.30 minimum cumulative GPA in Russian East European Area Studies coursework in order to continue in the minor.