Russian and Eastern European Area Studies, Minor
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 and other subjects.
Daniel L. Schlafly, Jr.
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 Language Course 1
|Select four courses with the Russ/Eastern Euro Area attribute, such as:|
|The Byzantine World: Faith and Power in a Thousand-Year Empire|
|Twentieth Century Europe: Era of World Wars, 1914-1945|
|Europe since 1945|
|World in Conflict Since 1945|
|Russia to 1905|
|Philosophy of Karl Marx|
|Blood and Money: Ethnic War|
|Russian Political Culture|
|Communism, Capitalism and Social Justice|
|Oral and Written Proficiency in Russian I|
|Oral and Written Proficiency in Russian II|
|Russian Readings & Digital Resources in Cultural Contexts|
|Saints and Sinners in Russian Literature and Film: 19 c.|
|Russia From Peter to Putin: Imperial, Soviet, and Post-Soviet Culture|
|Dostoevsky Through the Centuries|
|Lev Tolstoy: Writer, Soldier, Lover, Activist|
|Chekhov as Dramatist: Performance, Adaptations, and Intermedial Transpositions|
|In Prisons Dark: Confinement Literature in the Russian and Soviet Empires|
|Art, Media, & Power in Post-Soviet Russia|
|Pragmatics of Conversation|
|The Russian Orthodox|
RUSS 2010 Intermediate Russian: Language and Culture (0,3 cr) is a prerequisite requirement.
Students must maintain a 2.30 minimum cumulative GPA in Russian East European Area Studies coursework in order to continue in the minor.