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Russian

Can be taken as: Honours, Joint Honours, Major Concentration, Minor Concentration

Many opportunities are open to students with qualifications in Russian and other Slavic studies. Students may be interested in the organization of human society, comparative literature, linguistics - Russian studies are highly relevant to all of these. In addition, because of similar problems in geography, climate, industrial and economic growth, Russian studies may have a particular fascination for the Canadian student.

The Minor Concentration in Russian will give students a basic working knowledge of Russian and the tools with which to explore Russian life and culture in the original. The Major Concentration in Russian gives students a foundation in the language, literature, and culture of Russia from the 19th century to the present. It incorporates a balance of instruction in the Russian language, the opportunity to read selected texts in the original language, and to explore Russian language and culture through translated texts. The Honours Russian program is for students intending to pursue graduate studies or advanced careers in the field.

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DETAILED PROGRAM OUTLINES:

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Major Concentration Russian (36 Credits)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Russian (18 Credits)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Honours Russian (60 Credits)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Joint Honours Component Russian (36 Credits)